Bachelor of Science Business Administration

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Complete coursework 100% online

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Choose from 6 start dates

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Finish your degree in 2 years with transfer credits

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Audit any available course for $40 as a program alum

Do more than climb the corporate ladder.
Forge your own path.

The business world is constantly changing. As tomorrow’s technology replaces today’s and what’s cutting edge this week becomes antiquated next week, it’s important that you also continue to evolve in your education and skills.

An online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Rider University can give you a competitive edge as you look to advance your career. Learn the latest trends and industry developments in areas including management, finance, marketing and more as you prepare for leadership opportunities in your field.

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Rider University’s program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Rider University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Why choose Rider for your online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration?

Earning your BS in Business Administration can help you learn to be a well-rounded business executive. This program can build on your core competencies while exposing you to new areas of business and expanding your skill set. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or gain additional educational credentials, Rider can help you achieve your goals.

If you’re looking for on-campus or hybrid learning options, please see the on-campus BSBA website for courses offered at our Lawrenceville, NJ location.

Prepare for success as a career changer

Rider welcomes students from all backgrounds into the online BS in Business Administration program. Your enrollment advisor can help set you up for success by guiding you toward any necessary prerequisites. Make a smooth transition into the program — and your new career path.

Learn on your schedule

Our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree offers you the flexibility to grow your dynamic leadership skills around your life. With six start dates, you can join the program in the fall, spring or summer and work at your own pace on a part-time basis. With Rider, you can tailor your degree to fit with your commitments.

“Earning my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rider University has opened many doors for me. Although I worked full time throughout my college career to build my professional experience, Rider’s education catapulted my career toward success. Rider will prepare you to stand out from the crowd and provide all of the tools to do so. I am now a VP portfolio advisor for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and on track to have a rapid trajectory toward upper management. I owe a major part of my success to Rider University!”

— Jay Caceres, BSBA ’20

Diverse career opportunities

The demand for skilled business executives is high. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of business and financial operations occupations to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026.

We’ve structured our BS in Business Administration program to give you a competitive edge in a thriving career field. Your bachelor’s in business administration degree can qualify you for the following roles and median salaries*:

General Manager


Administrative Manager


Business Development/Sales Manager


Program Manager


Management Analyst


Financial Analyst


*According to and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Value of Your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

When you graduate with your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Rider University, you’re prepared to prove your value and expertise as an advanced business professional. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage for business and financial occupations was $68,350 in May 2018, much higher than the median wage for all occupations of $38,640.

Do more than prove your knowledge — prove your value. Earning your BS in Business Administration degree can help give you a competitive advantage to qualify for a variety of roles and open doors to new opportunities.

Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Curriculum

Rider’s online curriculum is designed to prepare you with real-world skills that translate to industry expertise. Develop your supervisory and administrative skills to help position yourself for advanced positions across various organizational settings.

Our online courses are taught by the faculty of our Norm Brodsky College of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). This esteemed designation means the program meets global standards in curriculum. Less than 5% of the world’s business schools have earned AACSB accreditation.

Explore our curriculum page.

Admission Requirements

Our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is a great opportunity for those looking to enhance their career options. That’s why we do our best to make it as accessible as possible to anyone who desires to pursue it.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • An associate degree in business, or have completed at least half of the credits required toward a bachelor’s degree in business (60 or more credits), with all studies having been completed within the past 10 years. Candidates who do not meet these requirements can speak with an advisor to guide you toward any necessary prerequisites.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • A completed application with a non-refundable $50 application fee (The application fee will be waived for qualified applicants)
  • Official transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended

Learn how you can earn college credit for what you know with our Prior Learning Assessment program.

Pick a start time that works for you.

Your program has to fit around your schedule. So in addition to making our BSBA degree 100% online, we also offer multiple start times throughout the year. Just choose the one that works best for you.

  • Spring A – February 1
  • Spring B – March 22
  • Summer A – May 18
  • Summer B – July 6
  • Fall A – September 8
  • Fall B – October 27

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Rider University, you can expand your career opportunities and earning potential. Let us help you achieve your goals and position yourself for success.