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Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

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 Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Business administration provides foundational and specialized knowledge in marketing, accounting, business, management, economics and finance. The BA in Business Administration program at New England College blends a core liberal arts coursework with classes that help you develop strong business acumen and the competencies to excel in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations alike. At NEC, we’re here to guide you through every step of the process to ensure you get the most out of your educational experience. You’ll learn how businesses are organized, owned and operated, and how to contribute to a company’s success. You’ll also gain practical experience in business technology, spreadsheets and databases, and develop efficient time and organizational management skills.


In the general studies degree, a BA in Business Administration, you can choose your electives. You can also gain specific expertise in a specialized area with one of our concentrations:

Careers in Business

High job growth from 2014 through 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Management Analysts +14%
  • Market Research Analysts +19%
  • Personal Financial Advisor +30%
  • Financial Analysts +12%

A BA in Business Administration can provide the right education for many careers. Here are some careers to consider with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration:

New England College offers flexible, convenient online learning, accelerated courses and the opportunity to start or continue your educational goals on your own time.

Featured Business Administration Courses

A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration gives you the opportunity to learn about topics pertinent to the business world. Here are some of the courses available.

BU2510 Principles of Marketing BU2510 Principles of Marketing

This introductory-level marketing course is aimed at the marketing functions of a business, with emphasis on how strategies are developed and how the marketing mix is created to meet the wants and needs of consumers.

BU4040 Strategic Management BU4040 Strategic Management

You will learn how to apply the various skills, competencies and discipline-based perspectives you and your classmates have experienced during your undergraduate careers toward solving problems likely to be faced in the world of work.

AC2210 Financial Accounting AC2210 Financial Accounting

You will examine basic concepts and principles of financial accounting. After covering the accounting cycle, emphasis is placed on the recording and reporting of financial information conforming to the generally accepted accounting principles published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, its predecessors and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

To view all of the courses required for this degree, click here.

Why NEC?

  • Unparalleled Support System

  • Regional Accreditation

  • Smaller Class Sizes

  • Accelerated Learning Pace

  • Generous Transfer Policy

Flexibility and Convenience