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Business Administration

Degree Type:
Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Minor
Mode of Study:
On Campus, Online

Graduates from Methodist University’s Business Administration program will possess the analytical skills to identify and solve complex business problems – a highly-valued skill in today’s volatile job market. They will also have the ability to analyze the numbers and make effective business decisions. The department works to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers and the pursuit of additional education.

Common Career Paths

Some of the top jobs for those with Business Administration bachelor degrees include procurement officer, accountant, financial advisor, human resources specialist, market research analyst, management consultant, and so much more.

Common Salary Ranges for Graduates

As mentioned above, there’s a long list of career opportunities for those with Business Administration degrees. But, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average annual salary for the following positions (which may require additional education) in North Carolina in 2021:

  • Accountant and auditor: $83,980
  • Personal financial advisor: $119,960
  • Human resources specialist: $70,720
  • Market research analyst: $76,080

Average Tuition Cost

The average cost for an incoming residential freshman to attend MU is less than $18,000 – similar to the cost of attending one of the big-box public schools, but with the enhanced value of a highly-regarded private school with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

While tuition varies, depending on a student’s financial aid package, it’s important to know that the average financial award for an incoming residential freshman at MU is more than $34,000.

Tuition cost for the MU Online program in Business Administration is $435 per credit, for a total of $53,940 for the program prior to transfer credits and financial aid being applied. Students who are Active Duty, Reservists, or National Guard have a discounted tuition rate of $250 per credit, for a total of $31,000 for the program prior to transfer credits and financial aid being applied.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

More than 97% of MU students receive some form of financial aid, with the University offering more than $24 million annually to students for scholarships. If a student is active military, family of active military, or a veteran, they may also qualify for MU’s military education benefits.

Interested in Our Online Business Administration program?

You're interested in the MU Business Administration program, but are a working adult looking for the flexibility of an online program? Visit the Business Administration program on our MU Online microsite for more information on the program, careers, how to apply, tuition and aid, and much more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Many Business Administration graduates walk away from Methodist University with the skills to obtain a variety of high-paying jobs that fit the areas they are most interested in.

Typically, Business Administration graduates handle the day-to-day operations that ensure a business is properly run. Meanwhile, Business Management graduates concern themselves of the “big picture” concepts of a business.


ACBSP AccreditedThe Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following degrees: the Professional Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a focus in Organizational Management and Leadership, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Financial Economics, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management.  Additionally, a minor in Accounting; Business Administration; Entrepreneurship; Financial Economics; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management is accredited.  Finally, a B.S. degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Financial Economics or Marketing with a PGA Golf Management Concentration; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management Concentration is accredited.

The University offers the Bachelors of Applied Science in Accounting degree, as well as, the Bachelors of Applied Science in Business degree. Currently, we are seeking accreditation from the ACBSP for these two degree programs.

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