With a bachelor's degree in business administration from Delaware Valley University, students are prepared to meet a variety of business challenges within virtually any environment. Upon completion of the program, graduates will have expertise in the functional areas of business, as well as technical skills and experience with business concepts.

Where Business and Information Management Will Lead You

With a focus on marketing, economics and finance, graduates learn about all applicable topics to prepare them for virtually any type of business career. Even students who haven't fully decided on the sector they wish to pursue can explore individual interests within the course of study to narrow their focus. The broad range of studies involved with a bachelor's in business administration prepares students for careers in human resources, accounting, financial planning, academics and general business.

Individuality and the Benefits of Business Administration Degrees

A significant advantage of this degree is its individuality. Students can design their course of study to graduate with a bachelor's degree in less than four years or achieve an MBA in five years. The unique balance of education offered at DelVal provides in-depth knowledge of the professional demands of the business industry. Our faculty members have vast industry experience with major companies such as Johnson & Johnson, the Container Corporation, Fisher Scientific, P&G, AIG and more.

The Skills You Need to Succeed

Studying business administration combines both science and art to impart all the necessary principles and concepts associated with marketing, distribution, finance, production and personnel. Graduates have the skills necessary to analyze, plan and coordinate various business activities to oversee a successful operation. After earning a bachelor's in business administration, students might pursue a degree in financial planning, banking, insurance, professional sports management or accounting. Graduates also have the skills to launch a new business, and attending a graduate MBA program is also an option.

Explore business career programs at Delaware Valley University. With an emphasis on learning by doing, students receive an education that focuses on real-life business environments. Contact Christine Seel for more information on our business administration degrees.

Student Learning Outcomes Results



Some examples of curriculum combinations can lead to study in the following domains:

ACCOUNTING

Students learn the systems and methods used to analyze and report financial information, in preparation for careers with organizations in any industry or with accounting firms. Taking a few accounting courses can enhance skills in any aspect of business, while the full accounting sequence is designed for students who plan to take the CPA exam.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Explores the many aspects of business, offering a high-leveloverview of business systems and the many functions and rolesavailable as careers. The flexibility of this option allows studentsto design their own specialization, to minor in another academicarea, or to complete an MBA with one additional year of study.

MANAGEMENT

Management knowledge and experience is needed to lead organizations of any size to succeed in a competitive marketplace. In management focused classes, students learn to coordinate business activities and resources in order to achieve organizational objectives.

MARKETING

Prepares students in all aspects of building the business relationships needed to bring a product or service from “concept to customer.” Successful marketers take an active role in satisfying their customers through knowledge of product development, research, promotion, consumer behavior, sales and more.

SPORTS MANAGEMENT

Students learn about management, marketing, law, finance and other business-related concepts, focusing intensely on the sports industry as a business. Students have opportunities to participate in the Sports Management Club and to attend the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings.

As these examples demonstrate, there are many interests that can be cultivated into careers where students can spark and feed their talents.