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Business Administration studies done on real-world, practical business projects with executives in residence.

A Business Administration major from Florida Southern provides students with opportunities to establish the critical business skills and relationships needed to land a job.

Top Reasons to choose Business Administration major at florida southern college

AACSB Accredited

Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.

Focus on your area of interest

With Business Administration career tracks in international business, sports management, marketing — or develop your own specialty, like non-profit management or business marketing and communication.

Guaranteed Internship

Gain firsthand experience through a guaranteed internship, which is guided by our dedicated Career and Internship Coordinator.

Career Tracks

Florida Southern provides interdisciplinary education to our business administration students through a number of career tracks allowing students to select 12 hours of elective courses based upon their career goals. The career track does not appear on the official transcript.

Finance

If you are good with numbers and have an aptitude for understanding economics and statistics, finance may be the career path for you. Financial analysts focus on details while keeping an eye on the big picture.

International Business

If you have the ability to think globally, international business may be the career path for you. International business managers capable of leading multinational environments are in high demand.

Management

If you’re a born leader, consider a career in management. The management career track offers practical training, studying leadership, entrepreneurship, human resources, and more.

Employment Outlook

$72,456
Estimated Salary of Business Administration Alumni From This Program

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Mary Baltimore
Industrial Participation Program Manager at Lockheed Martin

I gained the capability of analyzing external factors such as geopolitical mechanisms, the economy, the industry, etc. in order to determine what factors create a situation and how to use these factors to mitigate the situation. These skills have been instrumental to my career advancement.

Plan, Decide, Manage!

In BUS 2217 Principles of Management, you can expect to learn and master the art of leadership and delegation through a number of concepts which include strategic planning, decision making, and types of managerial styles applicable to many different organizations.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Featured Business Admin Faculty

Dr. Cindy Hardin
- Business Administration Department Chair

My teaching philosophy can be summed up in one phrase: Make it matter. Everybody learns best when the subject matter excites and matters to them. They must have hands-on, realistic activities that immerse them in the subject on a personal level, pushes them to be creative, and encourages them to reach higher and achieve more than they ever thought they could.

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Clubs and More

Many extra-curricular organizations are associated with the business administration program, including Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity; the Real Estate Club; and the Dean’s Advisory Council.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BS
  • Minor

First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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