Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration will prepare you for a successful career in multiple industries.

Every organization needs professionals who can keep the business-side of things running smoothly. Our Business Administration bachelor’s degree prepares you to apply critical thinking and best business practices to the day-to-day and big-picture tasks of meeting business objectives. Put yourself in position for a successful business career.

Take the First Step
Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

773,800
Projected 10-year growth in new business jobs

Program Length

As little as 2.3 years depending on transferred credits

Formats

  • Online
  • Blended
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Watford City, ND; and Billings, MT

Tuition per Credit

$450

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Students seeking the critical and analytical skills needed for a successful business career.
  • Students who want to move toward earning an MBA.
  • Anyone interested in working for for-profit companies.
  • Those who want to gain quantitative skills.
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs

Career Paths

  • Sales Representative
  • Project Coordinator
  • Financial Analyst
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Brand Planner
  • Communications Manager

What You’ll Learn

When you choose a Business Administration degree, you will gain a broad base of knowledge and learn specific business skills you can immediately apply to your current job or use to advance your career. When you graduate, you will be prepared to: 

  • Analyze the contemporary global business environment in an integrated manner.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Apply business support tools to decision-making.
  • Engage in the formulation and implementation of strategic planning initiatives.

I enjoyed the evening class hours for the Business Administration and Business Management programs at the University of Mary. I work full-time, have three kids in high school, and also coach nine months a year. Time is a valuable resource in our lives.

Michael Harlow Business Administration and Business Management Graduate

Accreditations

  • IACBE logo

    IACBE

    The Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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Program Details

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!
  • Online
  • Blended
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Watford City, ND; and Billings, MT
For a list of courses for the Loading..., please visit the catalog.

If you are serving or have served our country, we sincerely thank you. Our military services office is here to work closely with active duty, retired, reserve, and eligible family members qualified for military benefits. Learn how we can help you with the application process and review the benefits you have earned.

  • Tuition: $450/credit
  • Application fee: $30
  • Technology fee: $43 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

We welcome transfer students from regionally accredited community and junior colleges and four-year colleges and universities. If you’ve ever been enrolled in any such institution, you are a transfer student. The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the undergraduate program:

  • A non-refundable $30 application fee
  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) from every college previously attended.
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]

Prospective students with at least 24 transferable credits must have a cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher. If you have fewer than 24 transfer hours to evaluate, we also require the following to determine your opportunity for success:

  • Academic transcript(s) from high school or GED transcript (if applicable) and any college(s) concurrently attended during high school.
  • An official score report from the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) examination (if you are under 21).

Admissions and a free preliminary transfer credit review can be completed with unofficial transcripts from any previous colleges or universities you attended. Official, final transcripts must be submitted prior to enrolling in classes. 

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