Why choose to study Business Administration at the University of Providence?

Personal attention and mentoring set UP apart from other schools, with smaller class sizes and more interaction with faculty. 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.

What will you learn in this program?

In addition to general business knowledge, the Business Administration program emphasizes three primary competencies: interpersonal, technological, 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.

Career Preparation

Business is an interdisciplinary field that draws on perspectives from accounting, management science, economics, social psychology, finance, math, geography, organizational behavior, and sociology. A business administration degree prepares you to work in variety of organizations, including non-profits, entrepreneurial businesses and government.

Program Format

  • 120 semester credits required for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
  • Courses can be taken fully online in 8-week sessions on a semester schedule, or as a traditional face to face program on campus in Great Falls, MT. (Fall, Spring and Summer terms available)
  • Transfer credits are accepted from any regionally accredited college or university, and may apply toward general education, major requirements or electives.
  • Academic success counselors, library resources, and writing lab support available.
  • Flexible schedule – students may enroll part time or full time. A full time student with no previous college credits can finish the program in four years.


  • Federal financial aid including grants and loans is available to those who qualify.
  • University scholarships available for full time students.
  • 2019-20 tuition: $838 per credit
  • Special pricing available for caregivers, spouses and dependents of Providence St. Joseph Health.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Business Administration


Business Administration


Katrina Stark

James Lautenschlager