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Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Business Administration | Undergraduate Degree Program

Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Business Administration


Education and Qualifications
Individuals interested in this degree program must have two to three years of full-time work experience and must submit a professional resume and personal essay describing prior and current work experience, including intent of enrollment to this program. Upon completion of this degree program, students will be prepared for advancement within their current organizations. In larger organizations and for higher-level positions, a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) may be required for further advancement.

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  • Generous credit transfer policy – Save time and cost with Ottawa University’s generous credit transfer policy that honors past experience – up to 80 credit hours
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  • A supportive learning environment – As an online student at Ottawa University, you’ll draw upon the expertise and support of faculty members and ministry professionals who are dedicated to your success

Contact us today to learn more about our online adult education and this Bachelor’s in Strategic Business Administration program.

Download a program overview for complete curriculum and course descriptions.

Foundation Courses

  • Accounting for Business Operations
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics or Introduction to Statistics

Major Courses

  • Foundations in Finance
  • Behavior in Organizations
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
  • Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Decision-Making
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Administration
  • Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • Business Simulation and Strategy

Bridge Option

The Bridge Option represents an opportunity for Ottawa University undergraduates who plan on pursuing a graduate degree at the University the chance for advanced, graduate learning as an undergraduate.  The Bridge Option helps bridge the transfer between the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The programs open to Bridge students will vary depending on when the courses are offered and student readiness.

As a senior in the Bridge Option, students  will enroll in up to three graduate-level classes that will count toward the total degree requirements of 124 credit hours for the bachelor's degree and toward the 36 hours required for the graduate program.  A special course number has been assigned to courses in the Bridge Option.  Students will need to understand the requirements for these courses are more rigorous.

Eligible students who meet the following criteria may qualify for Ottawa University's Bridge Option.

  • Junior standing or higher (at least 90 credit hours)
  • A minimum cumulative OU grade point average of 3.0
  • Have earned a minimum of 12 credits in residence at Ottawa University

OU students should talk with their advisor about this opportunity and their qualifications for the Bridge Option in their junior year before degree completion.

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