Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

California Baptist University's division of Online and Professional Studies gives you the opportunity to study business administration online. Reach your professional goals and earn your business administration degree now.

Tailored for the working adult, the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree-completion program from California Baptist University prepares students with the skills, knowledge and confidence to develop professionally and personally. A widely recognized and respected degree within and beyond the region’s business community, CBU’s B.A. in Business Administration competitively positions individuals to advance in their existing careers, transition to new ones, and reach their professional goals.

Relevant and Well-Rounded Curriculum

The B.A. in Business Administration degree-completion program offers working adults the opportunity to develop their acumen through advanced business courses, with minimal prerequisite requirements and no time limits on transferable units.

  • Designed to prepare business professionals to be well rounded  and well-versed in the key principles of effective business management
  • Business administration courses cover a full gamut of key business topics
  • Build skills in strategy, innovative problem-solving, and critical thinking relevant to today’s global business environment
  • Dynamic forums for discussion and interaction
  • Rigorous curriculum prepare students to be competitive in the workforce
  • Program connects aspiring professionals with successful business professionals, mentors, and accomplished faculty
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accredited
Jacob Avila, M.B.A., Business Administration
Jacob Avila, D.P.P.D.,
Faculty Lead

What is Business Administration?

Business Administration is a major for people who are business-minded, organized, and possess good communication skills as well as leadership qualities. Students who are earning their Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration online from CBU are able to go on to pursue careers in business administration and management where they will manage, develop, problem-solve, and critically think in whatever business or company they work for.

Finish What You Started

CBU's B.A. in Business Administration is a specially designed degree for working adults who are looking to finish what they've already started. An accelerated degree program which can be completed in as little as 16 months, the B.A. in Business Administration is aimed to be helpful for students who desire to earn their degree while working. A major in Business Administration from CBU's Online and Professional Studies allows students to earn their bachelor's degree at an accelerated pace. With courses offered in online form, hybrid form, and completely in-person, students have the opportunity to complete their coursework around their own schedule. The accelerated business administration degree offered through CBU's OPS provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduate degree-completion.

Professors with Working Knowledge

Dynamic forums for discussion and interaction, online business courses through CBU’s B.A. in Business Administration degree-completion program connect aspiring professionals and accomplished faculty. CBU's faculty consists of quality professors who help to make sure that earning your degree online is an enriching and enjoyable experience.  As successful business professionals, mentors, as well as instructors, professors bring practical, applicable working knowledge into the classroom, and into the hands of students.

Purposeful Education

In keeping with CBU’s Christian-based mission, the B.A. in Business Administration distance learning degree program integrates faith into coursework as it applies to developing business professionals with strong work ethics and moral character, who are prepared to find and fulfill their purpose — professionally as well as personally.

What are CBU's admissions requirements?
  • 24 transferrable units preferred
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Speak with an Admissions Counselor to discuss options at 951.343.3900 or cbuonline@calbaptist.edu
How much will my education at CBU cost?
  • Approximately 49 units to graduate depending on transferred units
  • Costs vary depending on the number of units transferred
  • Per unit cost is $495
How can I afford to go to CBU?
  • Financial assistance is available
  • The first step is to fill-out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • CBU’s FAFSA School Code: 001125
Contact Admissions

Phone: 951.343.3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu


Program Requirements

Program requirements include coursework to complete the designated major, the Christian Studies general education requirement, and in some cases, upper division electives. To complete a degree students must complete all major, general education and degree requirements.

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Major Program (49 units)

Prerequisites to Program

Macroeconomics
Composition
Intermediate Composition
Intermediate Algebra

Lower Division Requirements (12 units)

Principles of Accounting I
Principles of Accounting II
Microeconomics
Business IT Application

Upper Division Requirements (33 units)

Business Finance
Business Statistics
International Business
Management with Biblical Foundation (meets Upper Division CST requirement)
Human Resource Management
Communication Strategy in Management
Business Law
Quantitative Business Analysis
Business and Organizational Management
Business Policy and Strategy
Principles of Marketing

Additional Program Courses (4 units)

Overview of the Bible

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $14,403   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Recipient

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$2,500   Employer Tuition Reimbursement**

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$14,403   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes graduate level)

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $9,777   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Scholarship and Loan Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Scholarship and Loan Recipient

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$2,500   Disablity Scholarship**

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$9,777   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes graduate level)

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $18,885   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Grant and Loan Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Pell, Cal Grant & Stafford Loan Recipient

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$5,645   Pell Grant (maximum estimate)**
$9,084   Cal Grant A (maximum estimate)**
$5,500   Stafford Loan***

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$18,750   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes Independent Student, Junior grade level)

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