lsu.edu | myLSU | Moodle (LSU Online) | Moodle (LSU CE)
LSU Online logo
Woman working on her laptop at desk

Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Discover LSU’s World-Class Online Degrees

I agree to the Privacy Agreement

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Become Exposed to the Core Aspects of Business.

LSU Alexandria

In the world of business, managers play a crucial role. That’s why at LSU Alexandria through LSU Online we are equipping students of our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with the tools to evaluate and improve business practices with sound scientific and financial knowledge. As a student in the BS in Business Administration program, you will gain broad exposure to the most important disciplines of business, including finance, management, and marketing.

Save Time and Money - With Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), earn college credit through Amazon Web Services certifications. Ask your Enrollment Concierge for more details.

Find Your Fit! - LSU Online offers multiple undergraduate business administration programs.

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

support icon

Continuous Support

You will have a dedicated concierge assigned to you from the application process to graduation. They are here to offer support along the way so that you can focus on performance in your classes.

time icon

Earn a Degree on Your Time

LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.

checklist icon

Learning Outcomes

Our former graduates have succeeded in a wide range of careers, including law, medicine, and education. This degree can help students become advertising executives, human resources specialist, city managers, commercial loan officers, sales managers, accountant, and market research assistant.

education icon

Expert Faculty

Our experienced faculty members are dedicated to providing top-quality education in a convenient online format. These are the same faculty that teach the on-campus courses and are actively engaged in helping students succeed.

award icon

Top Ranked

LSUA ranked #10 on OnlineSchoolsReport.com's list of the Top 50 Most Affordable Online Colleges.


Explore This Program

Cost

Cost --- Online Business Administration Degree

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Business Administration program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.

Total credit hours: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $291

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Course Listings

Course Listings --- Online Business Administration Degree

General Education Courses (39 Credit Hours)

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1001: English Composition 3
ENGL 1002: English Composition II 3
FIAR 1001: Introduction to Fine Arts 3
General Education Humanities 6
CMST 2060: Public Speaking 3
MATH 1021: College Algebra 3
MATH 2011: General Statistics 3
BIOL 1001: General Biology I 3
BIOL 1002: General Biology II 3
PHSC 1001: Physical Science I 3
POLI 2051: American Government 3
PSYC 3001: Cultural Diversity 3

 

Foundation Courses (18 Credit Hours)

Course Credit Hours
ACCT 2001: Financial Accounting 3
BUSN 1001: Introduction to Business 3
CMIS 1150: Personal Productivity Using IT Tools 3
ECON 2010: Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MGMT 3200: Principles of Management 3
MKTG 3401: Principles of Marketing  3

 

Major Requirements (27 Credit Hours)

Course Credit Hours
ACCT 2101: Managerial Accounting 3
BLAW 3201: Business Law I  3
CMIS 2100: Fundamentals of Information Systems 3
ECON 2020: Principles of Microeconomics
3
ECON 3035: Money and Banking
3
FINC 3715: Business Finance
3
MGMT 3211: Business and Society
3
MGMT 4830: Business Policy 
3
MKTG 4420: Multinational Management 
3


Foundation Electives
(24 Credit Hours - choose from the below)

Course Credit Hours
MGMT 3320: Human Resource Management  3
MGMT 4322: Employee Selection & Placement 3
MGMT 4420: Multinational Management 3
MGMT 4620: Human Behavior in Organizations
3
MKTG 3411: Consumer Analysis and Behavior
3
MKTG 3430: Advertising
3
MKTG 4423: Sales Management
3
MKTG 4440: Marketing on the Internet
3
MKTG 4443: International Marketing 
3
MKTG 4451: Marketing Management 
3
ACCT 3020: Intermediate Accounting I
3
ACCT 3021: Intermediate Accounting II
3

 

Additional Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Course Credit Hours
ACCT 3121: Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 3221: Tax Accounting 3
ENGL 2002: Professional Writing 3
MATH 1431: Calculus of Business Economics Application
3
Free Electives
6

 

Note: Course substitutions will be considered. There are often multiple ways to complete degree requirements.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements --- Online Business Administration Degree

For university acceptance, first-time freshmen must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at time of high school graduation
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0

 

Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution
Why Choose LSUA's Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program through LSU Online?

Why Choose LSUA's Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program through LSU Online?

  • Build your resume with a top-ranked degree
  • Students finish on average within four years
  • Connect with a global alumni network
  • Earn a diploma identical to every LSUA graduate
  • Take advantage of affordable tuition and financial aid options
  • Learn from an experienced faculty
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities --- Online Business Administration Degree

  • Advertising Executive
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • City Managers
  • Commercial Loan Officers
  • Sales Managers
  • Accountant
  • Market Research Assistant
Accreditation

Accreditation --- Online Business Administration Degree

The online business administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


Career Insight Tool

LSU Online & Continuing Education uses data from Burning Glass Technologies to pull real-time labor market information. The company's artificial intelligence technology analyzes hundreds of millions of job postings and real-life career transitions to provide insight into labor market patterns. This real-time strategic intelligence offers crucial insights, such as which jobs are most in-demand, the specific skills employers need, and the career directions that offer the highest potential for workers. Please note that your career opportunities are not limited to these options.