Business Administration (B.S.)

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  • M.A. & M.B.A. programs require a Bachelor's degree

Online Business Administration (B.S.)

Businesses take a risk with every new hire. They need to ensure a potential employee has high integrity, makes ethical decisions and can deploy skills essential to the job. Graduates of Crown’s online, Christ-focused Business Administration degree (B.S.) are attractive to employers. They know Crown’s academic curriculum and its Christian core provide students with effective business training, critical thinking skills and solid Bible-based principles for ethical decision-making.

Whether you’re a traditional student or adult learner, Crown’s accredited, online, faith-based undergraduate Business Administration degree will provide you with a comprehensive view of business principles. You’ll learn concrete skills in accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. You will also acquire practical expertise in applying a biblical perspective to decision-making in the business world.

The faculty members within Crown’s online Business Administration degree programs have strong faith, the highest level of academic training and significant business experience. Many are committed to teaching while remaining active business leaders and managers. As a result, faculty members bring real-life experience into the online classroom, to provide students with a clear picture of business challenges and opportunities.

Virtual collaboration, with colleagues from around the world in Crown’s online learning environment, reflects real-world work processes. Graduates are prepared for careers in nonprofit and parachurch organizations, as well as with other businesses and public and private corporations.

Business Administration Major (B.S) Courses

Program Requirements


Christian Studies Core


I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


General Education Core


II. General Education - 30 Credits


Major Core


IV. Electives - 11 Credits *


Optional:  Select a 9-12 credit business emphasis.

Accounting Emphasis  

Management Emphasis  

Marketing Emphasis  

Social Entrepreneurship Emphasis  

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level.

Total - 125 Credits


1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. In addition, some courses required by the major can be used to fulfill requirements in the Christian Studies or General Education Cores. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Business Administration Major


Freshman Year


Fall Semester - 15 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 17 Credits


Departmental Acceptance


Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Business Administration major.

Junior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits




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Career Outcomes

Crown College has designed its online business administration degree program to prepare graduates to enter business with a concrete understanding of the fundamentals of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing, while also providing the expertise to apply Christian faith into real-world decision-making.

Graduates who have completed their online education at Crown College in Minnesota are employed, locally and internationally, in the following business sectors:

  • Sales Organizations
  • Nonprofit and Parachurch organizations
  • Public and Private Corporations
  • Product and Service Organizations
  • Banks
  • Accounting Firms
  • Retail
  • Insurance Companies

Tuition

An Affordable Online College Education.

Earning your degree online makes sense. It’s convenient and provides an invaluable advantage to your future success. And at Crown College, it’s affordable. Crown is one of the 10 most affordable Christian colleges in the Midwest. With 98 percent of our students receiving some form of financial aid, we will work with you to figure out the best financial aid package available.

Financial aid is funding made available by the federal government, state government, private entities and Crown. Crown College’s School of Online Studies and Graduate School programs participate in the Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant and Federal Direct Stafford Loans to help finance your education.

Most financial aid is awarded on the basis of need. The first step is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is the government form used to help assess a family’s financial strength. Crown’s school code for FAFSA is: 002383. Students must apply for financial aid each year to be considered for funding.

School of Online Studies & Graduate School Tuition and Fees

 Tuition (per credit)2014-15 Tuition
Undergraduate$399
Graduate, except MBA Program$460
MBA Program$495
Other Fees
Application Fees$20.00
Technology Fee$100 per semester
 Tuition (per credit)2015-16 Tuition
Undergraduate$415
Graduate, except MBA Program$480
MBA Program$495
Other Fees
Application Fees$20.00
Technology Fee$100 per semester