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Launch Your Future With Walden’s BS in Business Administration Program

Are you looking to grow in your organization—or jump-start a new career? Walden’s BS in Business Administration program is the smarter, more efficient way to redefine your future in business.

Our online bachelor’s in business administration program can help you develop the personal leadership skills you need to make an impact in your current role and advance your long-term career growth. You’ll engage in cutting-edge digital business simulations, allowing you to experience real challenges happening in today’s workplaces.

For this program’s core courses, Walden has moved to a 100% physical textbook-free format, eliminating extra cost and hassle. Our BS in Business Administration program also offers a transfer-of-credit allowance, saving you time and money by recognizing your previous academic accomplishments.

Why Choose Walden?

Grow as a Professional

In our personal leadership course, you’ll build skills, confidence, and self-awareness that impact every aspect of your career.

Learn by Doing

Our capstone is a competitive, team-based business simulation exercise that immerses you in a realistic business challenge.

Be Supported at Each Step

With proactive student support services and engaged faculty, you’re never alone in your program. We’re always here for you.

Streamline Your Degree

If you are eligible to apply prior coursework toward your degree program, you could save time and money.


This dedicated online learning track offers support, tuition savings, and resources for those without previous college credit.

Program Savings

Tempo Learning®: Receive up to a $500 Grant and fourth subscription period at no tuition cost based on your progress if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on October 3, 2022. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Program Details

A Bachelor's in Business Administration Program Recognized for Excellence

The BS in Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The program is part of Walden’s School of Management, which was the first recipient of the ACBSP’s Silver Achievement Award in recognition of the academic excellence of our programs. The School of Management also received the 2019 Minnesota Performance Excellence Award, Advancement Level.

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)

Earn up to 25 master’s-level credit hours by taking graduate-level courses as an undergraduate. This allows you to complete both degrees in less time than earning each degree separately. Learn more about Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM).

Curriculum - General Program Concentration

Walden Undergraduate Academy

Discover a new bachelor’s education experience for first-time adult college students.

Walden Undergraduate Academy opens new doors for working adults like you and makes earning a degree more achievable than ever before. This dedicated learning experience has an extra layer of support to help you build your confidence and academic skills before you start your online bachelor’s program. You’ll also be eligible for special savings that can make your bachelor’s degree more affordable.


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Admission Requirements

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age with at least 12 quarter credits.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.

More information for international applicants.

Flexible Learnings

Choose the learning path that fits your life and experience. Here are the two ways to earn your degree:

  Course-based learning
Tempo Learning®
   The standard, guided pace to earn your degree
 The flexible pace, ideal for some students
Time Structured schedule
Flexible schedule
Pace Deadlines to make steady progress
Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition Pay by the course
All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree
Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty

Payment Plans and Scholarships*


*May not be available for all programs

With Tempo Learning, you may be able to complete your BS in Business Administration degree in 16 months for under $17,000.*

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* Based on the fastest pace of our top 25% transfer students. Your actual total program time and costs will depend on your individual pace and transfer credits. A student’s pace is usually determined by their experience with the subject, ability to work independently, and available time.

Tuition and Fees

General Program Concentration


General Program

Gain the skills to manage fundamental business needs and lead decision-making in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Also available in Tempo Learning®!


Learn how to manage a company’s books and records, prepare and read financial statements, and strengthen your knowledge of taxation, auditing, and managerial accounting.


Gain insights into the key financial management levers of an organization and learn how to effectively assess and guide its financial operations.

Healthcare Management

Examine the various functions, roles, and responsibilities associated with healthcare management.

Human Resource Management

Explore how to drive success in talent acquisition and retention, productivity, and positive social change in the workplace.

Information Systems

Learn how to evaluate technology, develop methods for assimilating new technology, and manage large, complex projects.


Explore the roles and functions of managers while examining issues and challenges that many managers face today.


Explore the decision-making skills needed to manage marketing resources and activities in domestic and global contexts.

Small Business Management

Develop essential management skills to help grow your existing business or face the demands of launching a new business.

Program Outcomes

Career Outlook

Earning a bachelor’s in business administration degree can provide you with critical leadership and soft skills today’s business professionals need to pursue advanced roles in the workplace. Gain a deep sense of personal satisfaction while opening the door to new job opportunities.

A BS in Business Administration can prepare you to pursue career options such as:1

  • Sales representative
  • Retail store manager / supervisor
  • Business development / sales manager
  • Business / management analyst
According to Burning Glass, Business administration skills are in high demand with


job postings across the U.S.2

A BS in Business Administration can prepare you to work in settings such as:

  • Healthcare and social services
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Finance and insurance

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Learning Outcomes – BS in Business Administration

As a graduate of Walden’s online BS in Business Administration program, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental business principles and practices that enable firms to operate in both domestic and global environments.
  • Employ critical thinking and analysis skills to solve business problems in a real-world context.
  • Analyze ethical issues that impact business decisions from economic, political, legal, and social perspectives.
  • Describe the ways in which diversity influences a company’s ability to achieve its goals.
  • Evaluate the application of technology as a strategy for competitive advantage in business.
  • Conduct basic research using scholarly sources to acquire new knowledge in the business domain.

Change Your Life With an Online Degree in Business Administration

You don’t just want a job; you want a career. Earning your BS in Business Administration from Walden can provide you with the credibility, skills, and self-confidence it takes to achieve your goals. Our online bachelor’s in business administration is a practical program focused on the issues and challenges confronting today’s workplaces, whether in management or marketing. Benefit from a clear roadmap and a definitive structure along with all the tools and support you need to excel.


Meet Your Academic Team

  • John McDonald

    Jack McDonald

    Program Director

    Dr. McDonald has held a variety of managerial positions in marketing and marketing research consulting fields, including being the president and partner in a large, closely held firm. His experience includes all facets of marketing as well as strategic management and operational roles.

  • Shannon Lynch

    Academic Coordinator

    A certified human resources professional through SHRM, Dr. Lynch has served in various capacities at Walden for more than 17 years. Having also been a school administrator for a number of years, she has the unique background of being both an educator and a human resource practitioner.

  • Harry Kemp

    Harry Kemp

    Contributing Faculty

    Dr. Kemp is a retired fire-rescue lieutenant and data analyst with more than 25 years of experience. He is also a certified firefighter, hazardous material technician, and emergency medical technician. Dr. Kemp was awarded the Walden University Frank Dilley Outstanding Doctoral Study Award for 2017.


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