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Business Administration

Hey future entrepreneur, want to start your own company? Start by earning a degree in business administration from the Goodfriend School of Business at Tennessee Wesleyan University! Earning a business degree can lead to jobs in accounting, banking, human resources, management, manufacturing, information systems and more. You've got this at the Goodfriend School of Business at TWU!

You can choose from ten emphasis options within the business administration degree.

Emphasis options include:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General management
  • Healthcare management
  • Human resource management*
  • Industrial management
  • International management
  • Management information systems
  • Marketing
  • Professional accountancy**

*In January 2015, the Society for Human Resource Management recertified the human resource management curriculum, stating the emphasis aligns with the SHRM recommended requirements for human resources degree programs.

**The professional accountancy emphasis will provide you with additional coursework to meet the 150-hour education requirement for taking the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Tennessee.

In the business administration program, you will take classes including:

  • Microcomputer applications
  • Accounting
  • Legal environment of business
  • Business communications
  • Principles of management
  • Business strategy
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Corporate finance
  • Business statistics

What can you do with this degree?

  • Controller
  • Managerial accountant
  • Certified public accountant
  • Auditor
  • Systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Quality manager
  • Financial advisor
  • Loan officer
  • Hospital administrator
  • Long-term care administrator
  • Human resources manager
  • Corporate trainer
  • International manager
  • Marketing manager

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