Ready to learn how to become an effective and ethical leader in the corporate world? A business administration degree may be the best option for you.
Why Saint Martin's University?
Our Bachelor of Arts in business administration prepares students with personalized attention through small class sizes, quality internship and networking opportunities, and one-on-one mentoring with faculty members who are both educators and experienced business professionals. Additionally, our 4+1 dual degree program helps qualified students earn both a bachelor's and MBA degree in five years.
- Small class sizes and one-on-one mentoring with faculty
- 4+1 dual degree program: qualified students earn bachelor's and MBA in 5 years
- Faculty members are both educators and business professionals
- Emphasis on real world, hands-on internships
- Business-specific career and internship fairs held on campus each semester
- Extracurricular activities, competitions and networking opportunities
Our Concentrations are:
- Business Analytics
- International Business
Proximity to the Washington state capital allows for access to quality internship opportunities. 35-40% of students are offered a job at their internship site. Business administration majors have the opportunity to intern with a variety of local businesses and organizations including:
- H&R Block
- Local CPA firms
Business Administration Requirements
Details on courses, including university core requirements, can be found in the academic catalog.
- University core requirements
- 21-22 credit hours of foundation courses
- Business Administration Degree Checklist and Audit Sheet (2022 – 2023)
- 27 credit hours of common professional component courses
- Nine -18 credit hours of concentration courses
- 12 credit hours of foundation courses
- 12 credit hours of professional component courses
- Business in society: Ethics and responsibility
- Career management
- Consumer behavior
- Fundamentals of entrepreneurship
- Integrated marketing communications
- Project management
Business Administration at a Glance
- Bachelor of Arts
- Program Type
- 4+1 Accelerated
- Main (Lacey)
- Saint Martin's-JBLM
- Type of Instruction
- In Person
- School of Business
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