Bachelor of Science in Administration Online

This online program gives you the administrative and leadership competencies you need to thrive in any organization, while rewarding you with college credit for the professional skills you already bring to the table.

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Program Overview

Learn more about Barry's online Administration degree

$265 per credit* Tuition
As few as 12 months for core coursework Program Duration
30 core/120 total Credits

The Bachelor of Science in Administration from Barry University was created for adult learners with professional experience and will provide the path toward achieving your academic, professional, and personal goals.

In this accelerated online administration program, you will examine contemporary approaches to planning, organizing, and staffing, as well as learn to use self-analysis to better understand the relationship between your current work environment and management theories. You will learn marketing methods designed to increase the effectiveness of private, public, and nonprofit services and engage in a comprehensive review of general human resources theories and practices related to strategic personnel management.

We offer a generous transfer credit policy—up to 90 credits may be transferred. There are also multiple options to earn up to 90 credits toward the 120 required for graduation through professional licenses and certifications, testing, nontraditional transfer credit and the optional Experiential Learning Portfolio.

Our experienced faculty is always excited to work closely with students and provide the best academic support. Barry professors pride themselves on building online courses that deliver a productive, engaging learning environment. We value collaboration with students and encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences.

In this online BS in Administration program, you will:

  • Use your current work setting and prior experience to analyze and interpret leadership skills
  • Learn from—and discuss how to improve—issues in human resources administration including staffing, development, compensation, and benefits
  • Explore the impact of continuous improvement, organizational change, and motivation on quality and productivity
  • Participate in a capstone course to demonstrate your mastery of administration coursework

Career opportunities for graduates of this program include:

  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Finance Manager

Online bachelor's degrees also available:

Barry University offers a variety of undergraduate programs. Check out all of our bachelor’s degree programs.

$265 per credit* Tuition
As few as 12 months for core coursework Program Duration
30 core/120 total Credits

Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Barry University.

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Tuition

Find out how and when to pay your tuition

Tuition for the Bachelor of Science in Administration online is $265 per credit. It is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. A separate schedule of fees will apply for credits earned via the Experiential Learning Portfolio, transfer credits, licensure/certification and testing.

Tuition breakdown:

$265* Per Credit
$795 Total Tuition

No application fee

* Tuition and fees subject to change.

Tuition breakdown:

$265* Per Credit
$31,800 Total Tuition

No application fee

Calendar

Dates to keep on your radar

Barry offers six start dates each year for your convenience. Following acceptance into the program, please submit all required documentation, register for classes, and pay your tuition. These steps are necessary in order to begin on your chosen start date.

Now enrolling:

10/3/22 Next Application Due Date
10/17/22 Next Class Start Date
SessionProgram Start DateAdmissions & Financial Aid DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment Deadline *Last Class DayTerm Length
Fall A8/22/228/8/228/13/228/15/228/17/2210/8/227 weeks
Fall B10/17/2210/3/2210/8/2210/10/2210/12/2212/3/227 weeks
Spring A1/9/2312/26/221/2/231/2/231/4/232/22/237 weeks
Spring B3/6/232/20/232/27/232/27/233/1/234/22/237 weeks

*Payment must be received in full by the stated deadline regardless of financial aid arrangements. Failure to pay, or a balance on the account, will result in the student being dropped from courses, regardless of when the student registered. Students who do not register prior to the registration deadline must wait for the following term.

Now enrolling:

10/3/22 Next Application Due Date
10/17/22 Next Class Start Date

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Admissions

Qualifications needed for our online Administration program

As an applicant for the Bachelor of Science in Administration online, you must submit transcripts indicating graduation from a regionally accredited high school as well as official transcripts from any colleges attended.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • 2 years of work experience unless a military applicant
  • Professional resume with two references
  • Official transcripts from all accredited colleges/universities attended

Courses

Advance your knowledge in the online BS in Administration coursework

The Bachelor of Science in Administration online curriculum is comprised of a total of 120 credits—18 hours of core credits, 12 hours of major-related elective credits, up to 30 portfolio credits, 45 hours of distribution (general education) requirement credits, and a variable number of elective credits. Credits may also be awarded for traditional and non-traditional transfer credits, licensure/certification, and testing. All courses are seven weeks in length. Students should consult with their academic advisor to create their individual degree plan and to answer any questions about required, elective, and transfer credits.

For the Bachelor of Science in Administration online, the core curriculum is comprised of 18 credits. Students must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of the general principles of organizational leadership and administration. Topics include contemporary approaches to leadership, planning, organizing, staffing, and control, and the conceptual foundations of modern organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will explore services marketing strategies and methods. The focus will be on distinctions that exist in the marketing of intangibles and methods designed to increase the effectiveness of services marketing for private, public and not-for-profit organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course explores current leadership theory and practice. Emphasis is on both understanding and developing effective leadership approaches for contemporary work environments.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on issues such as continuous improvement, organizational change, teamwork, motivation and leadership that supports both quality and productivity in organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A comprehensive review of general human resource theories and practices related to managing personnel more strategically. Major topics include staffing, human resource development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, health, safety, and security.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In this course, students integrate and synthesize the learning experience acquired in the administration program. Students will demonstrate mastery through the completion of a research paper, case study and comprehensive exam. Prerequisites: completion of core courses.

Major Elective Courses

Students must complete 12 credit hours of major-related electives. Any four 3-credit courses in ADM, EMA, HSA, IT, PFP, PLA, or PUB prefix not used to satisfy the Administration Core are applicable.

Experiential Learning Portfolio

The portfolio is optional for the Bachelor of Science in Administration online program and can count for up to 30 credits. Students will work with their academic advisor throughout the development of the portfolio. The portfolio is a vehicle through which students can demonstrate college-level learning in order to receive credit for professional work experience and/or community service in one or more of the following categories: administration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, interpersonal relations, investigation and research, leadership, and supervision.

Distribution Courses

To graduate, students must have 45 distribution (general education) credits. You must have 9 credits in each of the following categories:

  • Theology and Philosophy
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Humanities and Arts

Electives

The number of elective credits required is variable, depending on previous transfer credits, advisement, and individual student degree plan.

*Tuition and fees subject to change. Based on 120 undergraduate credits needed for graduation. Total program cost varies based on number of transfer and experiential credits accepted.

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