Business Administration, A.S.
Adult Professional Studies

At a Glance

  • Program: Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
  • Format:  online (7-week accelerated classes) or face-to-face classes (some offered in the evening)
  • Next Start Date: July 5, 2023
  • Cost: $250 per credit
  • Time to Completion: Approximately two years

Develop the analytical skills to make financial and operating decisions.

Immaculata’s Associate of Science in Business Administration provides a versatile degree that builds your knowledge and skills in:

  • Business operations
  • Global markets
  • Macro- and microeconomics
  • Accounting principles
  • Business computer applications

Opportunities and Outcomes

Career Outlook

A degree in business administration offers you myriad career opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median salaries for business careers include:

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the business administration degree, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and capabilities essential to business administration
  • Understand the balance between theory and practice as it applies to the various sectors of the world of business, accounting, finance, marketing and economics
  • Exercise effective interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Use technology strategically to enhance their productivity and effectiveness on both individual and organizational levels
  • Evidence professionalism, integrity and ethics

Program Highlights

Course Overview


Major Courses 39 Credits

  • Accounting Principles I and II or Financial and Managerial Accounting 6 credits
  • Business Computer Applications 3 credits
  • Business Management 3 credits
  • Business & Technical Writing or Business & Professional Speaking 3 credits
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
  • Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
  • Business Administration Electives 12 credits
  • Math for Managers, Intermediate Math or Applied Calculus 3 credits
  • Math for Managers II, Intermediate Math II or Applied Calculus II 3 credits

Liberal Arts Core 27 Credits (6 Credits Fulfilled By Major)

  • Composition (English/Writing) 6 credits
  • Natural & Physical World/Quantitative Reasoning (Lab Science/Math) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Human Creativity/Historical Consciousness & Social Consciousness/Global Society
  • (Art, Literature/History/Social Science/Economics/Foreign Language, Culture) 3 credits satisfied by major, 9 credits total
  • Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
  • Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 3 credits

Electives 3

Total 63 Credits

Admissions Requirements

You can apply to Immaculata’s adult professional programs in four simple steps. If you have questions, please contact us via or by phone at 484-323-3060.

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