Become a Business Professional
Business and finance are rapidly growing sectors of the economy. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 10 percent increase in business and finance jobs by 2026. At Malone University, the online Bachelor of Business Administration prepares you to meet the demands of tomorrow’s workforce.
At Malone, the online BBA degree offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to give you a foundation in a wide breadth of subject areas. From marketing to management to strategy, you’ll train in the methods you need to provide value to employers. The curriculum also includes both elective options and the opportunity to double major, helping you better tailor your education to fit your unique career goals.
Key topics covered by Malone’s online business administration degree include:
- Corporate and proprietor accounting
- Product costing
- Market research
- Inventory control
- Labor management relations
- Consumer behavior
- Marketing strategies
- Business and nonprofit management
- Business ethics
- The global marketplace
- Information systems for business
In addition, the program is faith-based. Using a biblically centered worldview, the online BBA degree helps you become an effective and moral leader through meaningful engagement with the study of ethics.
At Malone, we are particularly proud of our faculty. A majority of our online BBA instructors have extensive experience in the industry, giving you the opportunity to learn from seasoned business experts.
Designed specifically for working adults, the online BBA program is offered fully online for ultimate flexibility. It can be completed in as little as two years. Malone’s online BBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Courses and Requirements
Your curriculum. Your career.
The online BBA degree is intended to provide students with an education that can help them thrive in their careers. Through a Christian lens, individuals will learn the competencies required to work in a number of business-related fields.
Requirements for Admission
Students applying for admission to the online B.A. in Business Administration must have 40 credit hours of undergraduate coursework from a regionally accredited college or university to be accepted into the program.
ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 212 Principles of Accounting II
BUS 240 Statistics for Business
BUS 302 Business Law
BUS 304 Principles of Management and Leadership
BUS 311 Principles of Marketing
BUS 330 Christian Ethics: Implications and Applications in Business
BUS 332 Business Finance
BUS 361 International Business
BUS 371 Management of Information Systems
BUS 423 Operations Management
BUS 453 Strategic Management
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 203 Principles of Microeconomics
Six hours of 300- 400-level business or economics electives
Requirements for Graduation
A student must have a minimum of 124 credit hours including the general education, liberal arts, and business curriculum requirements to complete the requirements for graduation.
Candidates for Malone’s online BBA program must submit the following:
- A complete application
- Copies of official transcripts
- Copies of DD214s and other military documents, if applicable
Costs and Financial Aid
Program Cost and Fees
The online Bachelor of Business Administration costs $500 per credit hour.
Fees are as follows:
- $75 enrollment deposit
- $50 fee per semester (up to 11.5 credit hours)/ $100 fee per semester (12 credit hours or more)
- Graduation Fee $85
- Additional $100 per semester fee applies
There may be various financial aid options available to our online programs. To determine your financial aid eligibility, submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The FAFSA form helps us determine what federal and state financial aid is available based on your financial need.
Our school code is 003072.
Students will also need to complete the Malone Financial Aid application once they have submitted their admissions application.
Malone proudly welcomes those who serve our country. We are a proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and a member of the Service members Opportunity Colleges consortium. Learn more below how your military experience can help you earn your degree.
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Why Choose Malone?
Malone Online is a Christ-centered university that is recognized for its academic excellence, extraordinary leadership, career-oriented programs, and holistic approach to education.
Among its many accolades, Malone has been listed among the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Values and Best Colleges for Veterans for 2018.
Malone provides an intentional focus on promoting an education based on faith and its integration with intellectual, spiritual, and social growth.
Students work with renowned faculty, caring staff, and can take advantage of unique support programs after graduation.
Benefits of Learning Online
Pursuing an online degree means choosing to elevate your career. Online degree programs offer:
Online learning makes it possible to earn a degree while maintaining a balance of work and life responsibilities.
Spend more time with instructional materials, and adjust your learning schedule according to your needs.
Equal Access to Faculty
Students who earn their degrees online study with the same excellent professors as their on-campus peers.
Online programs allow students to remain at work, and do not incur the additional costs associated with earning a degree on campus.
Learn with like-minded individuals in a digital space that’s every bit as welcoming as an on-campus classroom.
Because students are afforded so much independence with an online degree, they graduate with the skills they need to excel in their careers.
Graduates emerge from online programs with a greater understanding of their own fortitude and excellence.