Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree Program Highlights
A degree in business administration opens the door to a range of career opportunities in business development, administration, finance, project management and sales. You can also continue your education with graduate school to achieve professional career goals or specialize your skill set.
Enhance your degree with a minor in entrepreneurship or a special certification
The College of Business offers a minor in entrepreneurship to students in any major. With this secondary concentration, students learn how to identify and develop business ideas and opportunities from the planning stages to eventual execution. Students can also graduate prepared to work in local industry through the College of Business’ special certification in Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Business.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Program Length: 4 years (120 credit hours)
Availability: in person
Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree Program Concentrations
With internship opportunities in a variety of industries available, McNeese general business administration majors graduate career-ready with practical skills and professional connections.General Business Administration Curriculum
With this concentration, you'll focus on the skills relating specifically to the construction industry, including project planning, civil engineering principles and operations management.Construction Management Curriculum
As a business education major, you'll develop the skills to teach everything from budgeting to understanding interest rates and help familiarize junior high and high school students with the fundamentals of how markets work.Business Education Curriculum
What Can You Do with a Business Administration Degree?
A degree in business administration opens to door to a range of career opportunities in business development, administration, finance, project management and sales. Or, further your course of study to achieve professional career goals or to specialize your skill set.
Graduate Schools or Programs
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Business Communication
- Master of Economics
- Master of International Business
Job Titles or Employers
- Administrative Services Manager
- Business Consultant
- Commercial Loan Officer
- Contract Manager
- Financial Adviser
- Financial Analyst
- Human Resources Specialist
- Purchasing Assistant
- Real Estate Appraiser
- Sales Manager
- Training and Development Specialist
The Southwest Louisiana Entrepreneurial and Economic Development (SEED) Center serves as a hub for economic development in Southwest Louisiana. The Center houses the Student Innovation Center and hosts the spring Undergraduate Scholar and Research Symposium, which offers students the opportunity to conduct research projects under the supervision of faculty mentors.
McNeese has more than 100 student organizations and clubs on campus, including those that compliment business administration majors’ academic courses. Get involved on campus and connect with your fellow students with the Entrepreneurship Club, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Delta Sigma Pi co-ed professional business fraternity.
Business Pitch Competition
Held annually, the SEED Center’s Business Pitch Competition helps local entrepreneurs start their businesses with startup funding and the use of the SEED Center’s business incubator. Since the competition’s start in 2013, McNeese students have won funding for their business ideas in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021.
Programs Related to the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
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