A business administration degree from Truman will prepare you to manage people, time, money, and resources efficiently and effectively. Through rigorous courses and projects, as well as activities outside the classroom, you gain a thorough understanding of the complex principles driving the world of business so you can be successful in any business setting.


Truman’s School of Business is accredited by AACSB, the hallmark of excellence in business education. Less than 5% of business schools in the world are AACSB accredited.

Business Administration Specializations

You have the flexibility to select the business administration concentration that matches your career goals. Around 45% of our students select more than one concentration to gain a broader skill-set.

Career Paths

Our business administration graduates are serving as chief executive officers, small and large business owners, research analysts, financial advisors, international executives and entrepreneurs and many other jobs around the world. Notable employers include:

  • Boeing
  • Cerner
  • Edward Jones
  • Federal Reserve Banks
  • Monsanto

A business administration degree from Truman ensures you are well-prepared for graduate or professional school. Here are some of the notable schools our recent graduates are attending:

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Chicago
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Yale University

Featured Courses

Learn about the concepts and principles that underlie the identification, analysis, measurement, recording, and communication of financial information for use in decision making by external decision makers.
Explore business data analytics uses and applications to solve business problems.
Study the American legal system including government regulation of business: antitrust, employment, labor, and environmental law, contracts, real and personal property, international law.
Analyze the behavioral aspects of an organization and the study of human behavior at individual, group, and organizational levels to develop behavioral competency and improve relationships of people, structure and technology in business organizations.
Examine various theories and quantitative models utilized by managers in the operations management area.
Investigate the role of information and systems within a business organization, focusing on their impact on the functions, management and strategy of the firm.

Experiences and Opportunities

Student Run Business Initiative

Get Involved

From the American Marketing Association to professional business fraternities, you can get involved with a number of organizations to enhance your leadership skills and build connections.

Study Abroad

You can choose from a variety of both faculty-led and independent study-abroad options to find programs that provide the best fit for your interests and professional goals.

Interns at Boeing

Internships

Business administration students have completed internships in places like Seattle, Kansas City, and St. Louis, as well as overseas.

Resources

Peer Mentor Program

First-year business administration students receive advice and support through our Peer Mentor Program which fosters a smooth transition into the major.

Business Academic Advising Center

You can customize your academic experience to fit your professional aspirations. The Business Academic Advising Center (BAAC) can provide help setting goals, selecting and registering for classes, exploring programs, and evaluating career ideas.

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Tutoring

Knowledgeable business administration tutors are available to students seeking academic assistance.