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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

NIU's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program provides a broad-based education in all functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, management, marketing, operations management and information systems.

Versatile Career Path

A Business Administration degree from NIU's College of Business prepares you for a successful career in a variety of different business functions, roles and industries. Graduates are prepared for a wide range of entry-level positions in a variety of organizations.

Praise for the Program
"The BSBA major that is offered at NIU through the College of Business offers an elite academic program with the opportunity to excel in many different business oriented backgrounds. This major entails classes focusing in Management, Marketing, Operations Management and Information Systems, Accounting, and Finance. These classes combine and implement current and real life business situations and a challenging curriculum, building the necessary knowledge and confidence that allows BSBA majors to pursue careers in a multitude of interests." read more from our students...
~ John Wayman

Molly Levine, Contract Administrator for Hamilton Sundstrand, is doing exactly what the NIU College of Business BS in business administration program prepared her do: a little bit of everything business. read more about our graduates' careers...

Veronica Arguello
Centegra Health System

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Michael Giudice
Singapore Airlines Cargo

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Ryan Thunberg
True Value

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Molly Levine
Hamilton Sundstrand

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Two Convenient Locations

Students can fulfill all graduation requirements with courses offered at our DeKalb campus. After completing their core business requirements, students complete 60 semester hours in approved upper-division business and business-related courses offered by the College of Business.

Students in junior standing who have completed the 10 prerequisite core courses can take 15 credit hours each spring and fall semester and complete an affordable degree in two short years.

Active Student Organization & BSBA Event Opportunities

The Business Administration Student Association (BASA) promotes and enhances the academic and social experience for all Business Administration majors. Look through our photo gallery to view prior events attended by BSBA students.

Career Planning & Placement

Northern Illinois University and the College of Business offer many services to aid students in their quest for that perfect job after graduation. learn more...