Lead Business Change: Advance Your Career with a BBA Degree

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Today’s business leaders must be agile, able to adapt to a rapidly changing business world while leading employees by modeling character, integrity, and compassion. If you are seeking to complete a bachelor’s degree and advance your career, Azusa Pacific’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program, available at four regional campuses and online, can equip you with the leadership and analytical skills needed to achieve your goals and help shape the future of business.

APU’s BBA Degree Recognized as One of the Nation’s Best

University HQ, an independent education organization, has ranked Azusa Pacific University’s BBA Program #16 in the nation, recognizing it alongside other prestigious institutions such as the University of Maryland.

Immediately Apply Learning

Designed for working professionals with at least 15 units of transferable college credit, the BBA program allows you to immediately apply learning in the workplace. Relevant coursework addresses current issues in business and encourages integration of real-world work experiences and hands-on projects. Combine these experiences with internships or international study opportunities to further expand your portfolio and network.

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Learn more about the BBA program at an upcoming information meeting.

Equipped and Empowered to Change Business

The BBA program is led by faculty members with corporate, entrepreneurial, and consulting business experience who will equip you with the most sought-after business skills in the workplace. These talented faculty members focus on developing the character and integrity imperative for business today by integrating a Christian perspective throughout coursework. Looking deeply at the impact businesses have on our world, you will be challenged to conduct business as a redemptive and transformational force for the individual, the organization, and the community. Graduates will be equipped to be difference makers, ready to change how business works.

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Flexible Format for Working Professionals

With courses offered in person in a once-a-week, eight-week format, and online, you can mix and match locations and modalities to best work with your schedule.

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Preparation for Advanced Study

The BBA degree equips you with a strong foundation for seamless transition into advanced study in an MBA or other graduate-level business program, including APU’s Master of Business Management program.

Earn Microcredentials

As a student in the School of Business and Management, you have the option of earning internationally recognized badges or certificates, also known as microcredentials, to build your résumé and make yourself more marketable. Microcredentials are available for Formstack, Tableau, Python, Hootsuite, Google Digital Garage, Excel, Project Management, and many other areas. Learn more about microcredentials.

School of Business and Management Accreditation

Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). In addition, the School of Business and Management receives accreditation from the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Outcomes Assessment Results

Read IACBE’s Outcomes Assessment Results (PDF) to learn how we’re doing.

University Reputation

U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2023 edition named Azusa Pacific to its list of top national universities and several other significant lists, including First-Year Experiences and Top Performers on Social Mobility. The Princeton Review designated APU as 1 of 126 institutions in the “Best Western Colleges” section of its 2023 Best Colleges guide. APU’s School of Nursing was named a top nursing school in California for 2023 by College Factual and Niche. APU was included as a top-100 degree producer by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education and is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). Azusa Pacific is also a Military Friendly School and Yellow Ribbon University, serving more than 500 military-connected students and families, and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral Research University.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.