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If you are determined to pursue a business degree but find yourself uncertain about where it may lead you? Look no further than Concordia's Bachelor's in Business Administration. Our program is designed to cater to your individual needs, offering tailored options that will set you on a path to success. Whether you choose to specialize inĀ general business, human resource management, or healthcare management, there is a clearly defined route for you to explore and thrive in.

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Program Overview

Concordia's Business Administration degree not only equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the complex world of business but also fosters ethical leadership qualities essential for success in a globalized economy. Through a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide array of business principles and practices, students are encouraged to think critically, develop creative problem-solving strategies, and enhance their communication abilities. With the opportunity to specialize in general business, human resource management, or health care management, students can tailor their education to suit their career goals and interests, ensuring they are well-prepared to thrive in their chosen field.

What to Expect

The vision of the Business Administration program is to develop graduates who are not only ethical and effective business leaders grounded in Christian faith, but also compassionate individuals who strive to serve others through their vocation. They are prepared to be globally-minded citizens equipped to excel in a rapidly evolving globalized economy. These graduates will be critical thinkers and creative problem-solvers, adept at navigating the intricate challenges of the business world with innovative solutions. Furthermore, through preparation, they will be effective communicators, skilled at clearly and concisely articulating their ideas to both internal and external stakeholders, fostering strong relationships and driving success in their endeavors.

Concentrations / Specializations

Cater your education to fit your needs and wants by choosing one of our three concentrations.

General Business

A business concentration will allow you to explore how businesses are structured while providing you with the skills you’ll need to succeed in almost any environment. You’ll gain mastery of current software for designing and managing business projects while adopting proven project management tools and techniques at each stage in a project’s lifecycle. You’ll gain an understanding of how to integrate organizational strategies that involve the parent, supplier, and sub-supplier organizations working together in domestic and global environments.

You’ll also gain practical knowledge of marketing tools, market segmentation, research analysis in decision-making, media and promotion, budgeting, and evaluation. From developing a comprehensive and viable business plan to setting and obtaining investment objectives – such as capital, debt, securitization, and government-subsidized options – this concentration will arm you with a variety of applicable skills. Most importantly, you’ll acquire skills and experience that’ll help you become the well-rounded and insightful leader your organization deserves, whether you’re in small business, investments, or real estate.

Human Resource Management

This concentration in human resources will teach you about important federal and state legislation, case law decisions, and executive orders that affect employment relationships. You’ll learn to analyze a compensation plan that identifies and describes plan objectives, salary structure. and fringe benefits. You’ll also learn how to identify organizational needs for safety plans in multiple areas governed by OSHA related to employee health, safety, and security. You’ll engage management techniques that integrate employee and organizational development with leadership, and learn organizational strategies for recruitment, selection, training, retention, and development of employees.

What about strategic planning? Yep, you’ll gain an understanding of how it relates to the workforce and human resource development. Throughout this concentration, you’ll identify and describe the elements of servant leadership that apply to the work of the human resource professional.

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Healthcare Management

There are so many intricacies to working in the field of healthcare. This concentration in healthcare management focuses primarily on working with others in the field of healthcare. It all starts with your ability to recognize every individual as a holistic being created by God – someone whose dignity, worth, and rights deserve to be respected and upheld.

Our healthcare management courses will help you grow adept at analyzing different healthcare systems. You’ll grow an ability to synthesize knowledge from the sciences, humanities, and management theories as a basis for problem-solving and decision-making. You will be expected to display a willingness to work cohesively and communicate with members of the interdisciplinary healthcare network. You’ll discover an ability to recognize and analyze current trends and issues related to healthcare management, which will help you grow throughout your career. And you’ll earn respect for diversity within the healthcare community – for both those who are served and the providers of care.

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