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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

A BSBA degree from West Coast University helps prepare you for a wide range of positions and industries and you can complete your degree 100% online.

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BSBA Online Program

<p>Earn your business administration degree in as few as 40 months of study at the accelerated pace </p>

Earn your business administration degree in as few as 40 months of study at the accelerated pace 

<p>Flexibility of virtual classroom and mobile-friendly content, including LinkedIn Learning</p>

Flexibility of virtual classroom and mobile-friendly content, including LinkedIn Learning

<p>Comprehensive Career Services support after graduation</p>

Comprehensive Career Services support after graduation

<p>Competitive tuition with financial aid and scholarships available for those who qualify</p>

Competitive tuition with financial aid and scholarships available for those who qualify


WCU’s online BSBA degree program offers a broad base of foundational knowledge in core areas of business that ensures diversity of training. You’ll learn management, analytical skills, and decision-making acumen all from theoretical to practical application.

In addition to foundational knowledge, WCU has partnered with LinkedIn Learning to help focus on developing industry-relevant skills. Beyond just the opportunity to utilize LinkedIn Learning on your own, one week of each core business course offers you the opportunity to choose a LinkedIn Learning short course aligned with your course content to complete as your assignment. You’ll receive certificates of completion from LinkedIn that you can share with your network, add to your profile, and list on your resume.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree

The online BSBA program is intended to improve the ability to think critically, promote professional growth and increase knowledge and understanding of administration in a business setting. The business administration degree offers a broad, general business administration curriculum that addresses critical issues facing today’s organizations.    

Achieve this degree 100% online in as few as 40 months at the accelerated pace or in 80 months at the working professional pace.

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Interested in something more specialized? Review our Health Administration and Leadership track.

BSBA - Health Administration and Leadership Track

Prepare for a career that combines business with healthcare, learning how your skills can be applied to the healthcare industry.

Additional Information About our BSBA Degree

Study on Your Schedule

Because we understand personal goals and life circumstances vary, we offer a range of timelines to online business degree completion.

Accelerated (40 Months)

This is a program for students who can study full-time and are eager to complete their BSBA degree. Online study is designed with consideration to location and schedule, and to create flexibility for students excited to complete their degree.

Working Professional
(80 Months)

Our syllabus is also tailored to consider more complicated schedules, so we designed a course of study to accommodate you if you’re a parent, a caretaker, or have a work schedule that keeps you from regular study.

BSBA Curriculum

Preview your course of study. The number of months your online BSBA degree will take will vary depending on whether you choose an accelerated or working professional pace. We recommend reviewing your prospective curriculum in detail, so you know what to expect.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Academic Calendar

New academic sessions begin, on average, and depending on programs, every eight weeks. You can discuss your expected length of study with your student advisor. Apply now to begin on our next start date.

Academic Calendar

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total program cost varies between the accelerated and working professional program paces. Either way, if tuition is an obstacle, WCU financial aid and/or scholarship options might be available to help you move forward. Adjusted tuition is also sometimes available to active and former military members. To see tuition breakdowns and estimated supply costs, click here to learn more

We recommend applying for financial aid and scholarships alongside your admissions application, so that your financial aid application can be processed on your intended timeline. Learn More

Career Services & Placement

Our Career Services department provides ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops, coaching and guidance for our online BSBA students and graduates.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program provides students a coherent sense of business knowledge that will help prepare them for entry-level employment opportunities in all types of business enterprises including health care organizations, financial institutions, and other business entities.


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Will my previous coursework transfer into the BSBA program?

WCU evaluates credit transfers for the BSBA program. Students may transfer up to:

  • 33 general education credits - all general education courses considered for transfer credit must reflect content aligned with one or more categories and requirements
  • 30 elective course credits
  • 27 credits of core and track courses

You can work directly with your Advisor to see which credits can be applied to your new degree.

Will I be able to complete my degree or certificate if I am working?

All our online programs have been designed to give you the flexibility you need to earn your degree. While due dates and assignments help keep you on track, you will have the flexibility to watch lectures and complete coursework when and where it’s convenient for you. You choose whether to study in the mornings, evenings, or weekends.

How long does it take to get a BSBA degree online?

WCU's online BSBA program can be completed at two different paces. You can earn your online BSBA degree in as few as 40 months with our accelerated BSBA program pace. For working professionals who may not be able to study full-time, WCU's flexible working professional pace lets you earn your online BSBA degree in as little as 80 months.

Can I get my bachelors in business online?

WCU's Bachelors of Business Administration (BSBA) program lets you earn your BSBA degree 100% online.

Is financial aid available?

Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify, depending on your circumstances and degree. Among the scholarships offered are the Alumni Pathway Grant (covers up to 20% of tuition), the WCU Health Services Grant (covers up to 10% of tuition), and the WCU Performance Scholarship (covers up to 15% of tuition).

For additional information, visit our online catalog.

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WCU provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment.

Financial aid and scholarships available for those who qualify.

WCU Distance education programs are delivered out of the Orange County and Texas campuses and may not be available to residents in all states.