Business Administration Program Overview
The Business Administration program at the University of Providence includes program concentrations on general business, finance, or management concentrations to closely fit your career interests and goals.
You’ll find that even in an online environment, professors at UP are dedicated to getting to know you and supporting your success. Writing skills and technical tools are integrated throughout the program, allowing each student to reach their full potential for career success. The faculty in the business department have worked in both the non-profit and for-profit arenas, and bring those experiences to the classroom.
In addition to general business knowledge, the Business Administration program emphasizes three primary competencies: interpersonal skills, technological skills, and problem-solving. Ethical decision-making and personal character development are also woven through the coursework. Theoretical and practical concepts are integrated through case studies and projects that take advantage of students’ professional and organizational experience. An internship takes you out of the classroom and into applying the skills and knowledge you have learned for your resume.
The Business Administration program is offered as an on-campus option as well as an online only option.
Skills You’ll Learn
Students who earn a Business Administration Degree from the University of Providence will learn these skills and more:
- Critical thinking
- Hone presentation skills
- Research tools
- Several “soft skills” employers seek
- Business practices
- Management information
- Project management
- Marketing skills
- Business management
The sky is the limit with a business degree; no matter what you choose to do, you will use these skills of reading/creating a budget, using critical thinking to solve problems, using basic marketing skills, seeing how your area and world are affected by external events (micro and macroeconomics), leadership and management skills-and more.
Internship opportunities are available, and you will receive school credit for your completed hours. Business Administration students may intern where they choose, once approved. In the past, Business Administration students have interned at:
- Stockman Bank
- Social Security
- Out of state opportunities can be approved through the organization and your advisor.
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