Business Administration, B.S.B.A.

Are you ready to take your business career to the next level? The UNC Charlotte online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree offers you the essential knowledge and skills required to manage modern organizations effectively.

Our program is tailor-made for working professionals and is fully online, allowing you to complete your degree in as little as two years if pursued full-time. Embark on a journey to enhance your expertise in management, leadership, or sales. Take the next step and advance your career with our B.S.B.A. degree.


Fall, Spring & Summer

45 Credit Hour Major

UNC Charlotte Online B.S.B.A. in Business Administration

Applications open soon

Applications for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration open August 2024 for the Spring/Summer 2025 start.

Why earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at UNC Charlotte?
  • Earn your business administration degree from UNC Charlotte online, in as little as two years. No commuting, no inconvenient class times. Learn around your busy schedule and life.
  • Learn from faculty who are leaders in the field. Our accomplished faculty are researchers and subject matter experts with real-world experience. They’re flexible and caring, and will mentor you every step of the way.
  • Dive deep into career-enhancing coursework. Our curriculum will increase your skills in marketing, project management, operations management, process improvement, strategic planning, communications, and team leadership. You’ll also develop your critical thinking and data analysis skills.
  • Stand out with a respected, top-tier degreeUNC Charlotte is ranked #7 in the nation for online bachelor’s degrees by U.S. News & World Report. The Belk College of Business is also among the best in the Carolinas and has over 37,000 alumni.
  • The online B.S.B.A. in Business Administration major is highly affordable with a competitive semester hour rate of $189.48 and an estimated program cost of $8,526.60 for NC residents.
What can you do with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration?

A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business will prepare you for personal success and civic responsibility. Our graduates go on to work at top companies and organizations like Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Lowe’s, TIAA, Atrium Health, and Amazon.

Our B.S.B.A. graduates hold job titles such as

  • General and Operations Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Recruiters and Human Resources Specialist
  • Sales Manager
  • Business Analyst

Enhance your Earning Power and Career Growth

UNC Charlotte alumni with a B.S.B.A. earn an average salary of $70,500, according to Lightcast, which sampled 1,583 alumni who graduated from 2009 through 2022 (Source: Lightcast, 2023). The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) also projects that employment in management occupations will grow 9% nationally from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations.


All business degrees at the UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business are composed of: (1) General Education Requirements, (2) Progression Requirements, (3) Core Requirements, (4) Major Requirements, and (5) Electives. To graduate from UNC Charlotte, students must attain a minimum 120 earned credit hours.

Major (45 Hours)

Business Core Courses (27 credit hours):

  1. BLAW 3150 – Business Law I (3)
  2. COMM 3160 – Business Communications (3)
  3. ECON 3125 – Managerial Economics (3)
  4. FINN 3120 – Financial Management (3)
  5. INFO 3130 – Management Information Systems (3)
  6. MGMT 3140 – Management and Organizational Behavior (3)
  7. MGMT 3280 – Strategic Management (3)
  8. MKTG 3110 – Principles of Marketing (3)
  9. OPER 3100 – Operations Management (3)

Major Courses (Required, 18 credit hours):

  1. ACCT 3330 – Managerial Accounting and the Decision Process (3)
  2. MGMT 3282 – Managerial Ethics (3)
  3. FINN 3271 – Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (3)
  4. MGMT 3275 – International Business Management (3)
  5. INFO 3236 – Business Analytics (3)
  6. MKTG 3220 – Digital Marketing and Web Analytics (3)


Electives as needed to complete 120 hours. Students may take a variety of electives including courses in project management, leadership, and human resource management.


Start your journey to a successful business career. B.S.B.A. applications open August 2024 for Spring/Summer 2025.

Application Deadlines

TermApplication DeadlineTranscripts and Documents DeadlineTerm Begins
FallJuly 1July 15August
SpringNovember 15December 1January
SummerMay 1May 1May

Admissions & Requirements

The online business administration major is designed for you if you have completed an AA or AS degree from a North Carolina Community College. If you have completed some college coursework or have an AAS, you are encouraged to speak with an Enrollment Specialist to discuss potential pathways to admission. Even if you have studied outside of North Carolina, you may still be eligible.

By completing the Progression Course Requirements listed below, you can declare an upper-division major in Business Administration. Additionally, you would be eligible to transfer to UNC Charlotte and pursue one of the other Belk College of Business undergraduate majors offered in-person on the main campus.

A minimum grade of C is required for all Progression Courses. Students may attempt each of the Progression Courses listed above a maximum of two times. An attempt is defined as a course that is completed with a final grade of A, B, C, D, or F. Courses repeated under the UNC Charlotte Grade Replacement Policy are excluded from the GPA computation, but will count as an attempt. Otherwise, all grades earned in repeated courses are included in the GPA computation.


Rates are subject to change.


  • $189.48 per credit hour

Outside of NC Non-Resident:

  • $348.32 per credit hour


  • $800.40 per credit hour

Find more information regarding tuition and fees here ».

Connect with an Enrollment Specialist today to learn how you can complete your progression and/or general education courses before the application opens! Submit your information on this page or set up a time to talk. We’d be glad to help.

Ashley Gibson

Ashley Gibson
Enrollment Specialist

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