B.S. in Business Administration (Online)
Prepare to become a leader in today's competitive marketplace.
Whether a student's goal is to work for a multinational corporation with thousands of employees worldwide or a small nonprofit making a local impact, Rivier's business programs will help in reaching that goal. Students develop the skills necessary to be effective in today's dynamic business environment: to think critically, to make ethical decisions, and to solve problems creatively.
Rivier offers a B.S./MBA 4 + 1 program, as well. Bachelor's degree graduates can earn an MBA in one additional year of study.
Program of Study
The B.S. in Business Administration program is offered full- or part-time; this flexibility enables students to continue working while they complete their degrees. Courses are offered in 7-week terms. There are a total of six 7-week terms per year (two terms in each of the fall, spring, and summer semesters).
Coursework focuses on business management and international business, accounting, marketing, budgeting, and operations.
Facilities and Resources
Faculty are industry practitioners; they draw from their years of business experience to integrate real-world case studies and business challenges into the coursework, giving students a practical, hands-on learning experience.
The McLean Center for Finance and Economics includes a 40-inch LCD monitor broadcasting live world news headlines and financial market data; an eight-foot ticker with scrolling real-time financial market data from the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500; and a six-foot tracker with a customized data display.
With a network of more than 3,500 business alumni in the area, connections to a variety of businesses, organizations, and professional associations, and a strong Career Development Center, Rivier graduates have many resources to aid in their professional advancement.
Department of Business Administration
Rivier's high-quality, hands-on bachelor's and master's programs prepare students for leadership roles in a global environment. For more information, visit the Department of Business Administration.
B.S. in Business Administration graduates can pursue leadership roles as:
- Business managers and directors
- Investment advisors
- Marketing managers
- Human resource administrators
- Data collection analysts
- Business owners
Rivier’s Career Development Center (CDC) provides professional advising, assistance with career planning, internship options, job search information, and graduate school exploration. For a complete list of CDC resources, visit the Center’s webpage.