Business Administration Major
As a business administration major at Truman, you learn how to succeed in virtually any area of business through a combination of rigorous coursework and learning opportunities outside of class, such as research, professional internships, and study abroad.
Business Savvy That Drives Success
Today’s business world requires a sophisticated skill set. Our classes teach you how to manage people, time, money, and resources efficiently and effectively. At Truman, you’ll find a cooperative spirit as you work on group projects, form study groups, and collaborate with professors who care enough to learn your name. Truman’s School of Business is among the elite group of schools accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, ensuring you’re among a community of intellectuals who demand the highest standards in our business program.
Design Your Own Career Path
As a business administration major, you create an educational plan tailored to match your interests and career goals. Select the Bachelor of Science for a stronger emphasis in economics and math. Or pursue a Bachelor of Arts instead if you are interested in obtaining intermediate proficiency in a foreign language. You also have the option of focusing your studies with one of four concentrations:
And if you are not a business administration major, you can complement your degree and bolster your career potential by pursuing a minor in business administration.
Our Graduates Succeed
Our students consistently score in the top five percent on the Major Field Achievement Test in Business and are highly sought after by employers nationwide. Here are some of the places our graduates end up:
- Boeing Company
- Cerner Corporation
- Federal Reserve Banks
Many of our graduates go on to earn graduate or professional degrees. Some of the schools they attend include:
- University of Missouri
- Harvard University
- London School of Economics
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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8 February 2017 | 1:24 pm
During 2016, the Truman State University CPA exam first-time pass rate was 2nd in the nation for medium-sized programs (21-60 candidates and 294 institutions). Overall Truman ranked 15th in the nation among all institutions (n=858). Truman ranked first among all institutions in Missouri. Truman’s pass rate was 81.1% while the national average first-time CPA exam […]
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6 February 2017 | 11:22 am
The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Shannon Hayes. Shannon is a senior Business Administration (Marketing Concentration) major from St. Louis. Receiving approximately 800 applications, the Foundation awarded 50 scholarships nationwide for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation awards scholarships in two categories. The first […]