Career Opportunities

  •  Budget Systems Analyst
  •  Inventory Manager
  •  Data Processing
  •  Purchasing Agent
  •  Information Systems
  •  Sales Representative
  •  Marketing
  •  Logistics Manager
  •  Internal Auditor


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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program prepares students for the business world with five areas of specialization: finance, international business, management, marketing and supply chain & analytics. UMSL’s business faculty are experts in their field, and are dedicated to providing quality instruction and real-world knowledge. Additionally, BSBA students have extensive opportunities for internships, cooperative education programs and foreign study, including the Missouri/London Internship Program.

All students pursuing business degrees must complete at least than 48 credit hours and no more than 60 credit hours in business within the minimum 120 hour degree program. Of that number, 30 hours are business core courses. The remaining 18 to 30 hours are approved business electives. A minimum 18 credit hours must be 3000 or 4000 level.

College of Business Core Coursework (30 hours)
ACCTNG  2400 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
ACCTNG  2410 Managerial Accounting
INFSYS  2800 Information Syst. Concepts &Applications
BUS AD  2900 Legal Environment of Business
LOG OM  3300 Business Statistics
LOG OM  3320 Operations Management
FINANCE  3500 Financial Management
MGMT  3600 Management & Organization Behavior
MKTG  3700 Basic Marketing
MGMT  4219 Strategic Management
MGMT 4220 Business Assessment Test

Students must maintain campus and Business GPAs of 2.3 or higher when taking Junior and Senior level courses in the College of Business. A minor in Business is also available as a component of the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies.

Learn more about the program curriculum.

What UMSL Business has to offer

The College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited for both business and accounting by AACSB, the highest accreditation a business school can receive, placing the college among the top two percent of business schools worldwide. Our programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the global market.

UMSL Business faculty are recognized for research impact in their fields, but they are not only scholars. They are mentors, passionate about what they do, offering support through informal conversations, career events, seminars, workshops and more. Our internship program helps students secure diverse work experiences from Fortune 500 firms as well as local small businesses. We are invested in the success of every student. 

About 150 local executives serve on UMSL Business advisory boards, assisting us with current trends, mentorships, internships, jobs, advice, and financial support. This means that our curriculum remains up to date and relevant to your eventual job search. Of graduates who responded to a 2015 survey conducted by UMSL Career Services, 100% of accounting and 92.5% of all UMSL Business undergraduate alumni had a job or were pursuing a graduate degree within 6 months of graduation.

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