Carson College of Business

Business Administration

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ABOUT BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Business administration is the study of how a business is run. This degree provides students with a strong foundation in business processes, including business ethics, team organization, data analysis, finance and more. The study of business reflects the multitude of ways business is conducted today, from small person-to-person interactions, to large corporations.  

GREAT THINGS HAPPENING IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Career connections
Business administration students at WSU Tri-Cities have the opportunity to make both internship and career connections through professors and other established professionals in the area.

Expert guidance
Jesus Bravo, professor of business at WSU Tri-Cities, researches mentoring relationships and fairness perceptions in the workplace. He works with students in the classroom to share his passion for business.

Rewarding work
During his senior year, WSU Tri-Cities business administration student Sam Barnes used what he learned in his business courses and internship to achieve his dream of starting his own business.

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COURSES:

You will take courses that cover a wide range of subjects in business administration, which could include:

  • Decision analysis
  • Business law
  • Spreadsheets
  • Data visualization
  • Ethics
  • Team dynamics
  • Team leadership

UNIQUE BENEFITS OF STUDYING AT WSU TRI-CITIES:

The Carson College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a status held by only 2% of business schools worldwide. 

Learn from the best – as a top-20 ranked institution via U.S. News & World Report, you know you will graduate with a coveted degree that employers want. 

RELATED FIELDS:

  • Financial analysis
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Data management 
  • Human resources

CAREERS:

Career outcomes in business administration
Those wanting to start their own business will benefit greatly from a degree in business administration. On the other hand, employers in the public, private, nonprofit, and government sectors seek out individuals with a degree in business administration for a wide variety of positions.

WSU Tri-Cities and Pullman alumni from the past 10 years who work in Washington State have the following occupations and salary:

$60,475

Estimated salary of business administration alumni

Jobs held by WSU Tri-Cities business administration graduates:
Contracts Specialist Business Owner | Staffing Coordinator | Accountant | Sales Manager | Auditor | Financial Manager

Data provided by EMSI.