Major in Business Administration

A business administration degree allows you to get a broad overview of core business subjects.

Program information

Students studying business administration receive a broad business education through high-level exposure to all areas of study. As a business administration major, you will develop communication and leadership skills that will make you a competitive candidate for high-level management jobs across a variety of fields.

Students in the BBA program are not eligible to pursue a BSB in business administration.

Business administration graduates are great candidates across a variety of business fields, including sales, entrepreneurship, retail, general management or a management rotational career program.

To be successful, your skills should include the ability to work in teams, interpersonal communication, public speaking and problem-solving. As with most fields of business, it is crucial to gain experience through an internship or relevant part-time or summer work. You can network by meeting alumni in the field and taking advantage of leadership opportunities on campus. 

Typical positions include:

  • Branch Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Fundraiser/Development Officer
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Industry Relations Specialist
  • Insurance Agent
  • Property, Real Estate Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Personnel Manager
  • Personnel Recruiter

Recent graduate data

Median starting salary of 2022-23 business administration graduates
Percentage of 2022-23 business administration graduates employed six months after graduation