Business administration

Bachelor of science University of Missouri-Columbia
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A bachelor’s degree in business administration from MU provides nontraditional students and working professionals with easy access to a highly competitive degree. If you’re a good motivator, team player, decision maker, innovator and strategist, this may be the degree for you.

Nationally ranked in three categories

Mizzou’s online bachelor's of science in business administration program ranked among the nation’s finest in three U.S. News & World Report 2022 categories:

Best Online Programs U.S. News and World Report Bachelor's 2022 Badge.
Best Online Programs U.S. News and World Report Veterans Bachelor's 2022 Badge.
Best Online Programs U.S. News and World Report Bachelor's Business 2022 Badge.

Quick facts

Official name

Bachelor of science in business administration


University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Bachelor's degree

Academic home

Trulaske College of Business

Delivery mode

100% online


Higher Learning Commission, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Freshman credit hours


Freshman estimated cost


Transfer credit hours


Transfer estimated cost


*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Graduates are well-positioned for careers in

  • Banking and finance
  • Business management
  • Human resources
  • Insurance
  • Marketing and sales
92% percent of 2015–16 graduates found work in their chosen field within three months of graduation.
Graduate placement
The Trulaske College of Business places 100% of undergrads in internships.
Student internships placement

Program structure

This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are primarily semester-based, although a few courses are self-paced. How long it takes you to complete your degree depends on how many credit hours you currently have and how many courses you take per semester. Students taking classes full-time may complete their degree in two years.

Acquire the tools you need to

  • Plan, organize, staff and direct a business, project or department
  • Create and manage customers
  • Connect consumers to goods
  • Navigate the decision-making process in organizations
  • Understand how financial markets work


100% online

Calendar system


Typical program length

2 years

Typical course load

Full time


The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Trulaske College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and was the first public business school to earn this prestigious accreditation.

James Lambert
The professors do a really good job of knowing you by your first name and trying to facilitate things in a way that makes them get to know you.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Trulaske College of Business