College of Business

Business Administration

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At the University of Northwestern Ohio, we have been educating students who have become successful business owners, leaders, major decision-makers and employees for nearly 100 years. Our programs offer a modern, interactive approach toward Business Administration education, offering associate degrees, bachelor degrees and a master's degree in Business Administration.

You can choose to take the bachelor's degree in Business Administration alone or, you can select concentrations in Marketing, Agribusiness, or Automotive Management. You also have the opportunity to obtain an Associate of Applied Business degree in either Business Administration or Marketing.

A degree in Business Administration offers an excellent education for a wide range of positions in the business sector, banking, investments and manufacturing industries. Career advancement in large corporations, as well as small businesses, can be achieved.


of Business Administration Graduates are Employed or Continuing their Education*


  • You can earn an associate degree with a dual major in Business Administration and Marketing in as little as 21 months
  • Our faculty provides continual individual attention - you won't be taught by a graduate assistant
  • We have classes that meet during traditional class times, flexible learning evening program , or 100% online.
  • You can complete an associate’s degree in 8 quarters, and a bachelor’s degree in an additional 6 quarters if you meet all program requirements.


  • Financial Managers
  • Industrial Managers
  • Bank Executives
  • Advertising and Marketing Managers
  • Insurance Underwriters
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Public Relations and Sales Managers
  • Business Owners
  • Retail Managers
  • Purchasing Agents

In these positions, the higher degree level you obtain, will have an impact on your future earnings. Graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree will earn almost $18,000 more per year than those with an associate’s degree and those with a Master’s Degree will earn $28,000 more per year than those with a bachelor’s degree.

No matter what your goals are, you'll be prepared with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Northwestern Ohio.

*Percentages are based on surveys of our 2015-2017 academic year business administration associate, bachelor, and master degree graduates who reported they are employed or are continuing their education within 6 months of graduation from the University of Northwestern Ohio.  There was a 74% response rate to this survey.

Student Achievement

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Student Achievement data:
2013-2018 graduates by accredited degree program

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