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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

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Online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is proud to offer an ACBSP accredited Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration that ranked in the Top 3 Best Online Business Programs in 2018 by Affordable Colleges Online.

This 120 credit hour degree can be completed entirely online. Designed for the busy working adult, the program places emphasis on affordability, quality, and convenience. The BBA can be taken as a standalone degree or enhanced by one of six extensive majors.

Business Degree Highlights

A business degree, especially one from an intentionally Christian university, can help you shine bright in the corporate world. Our accelerated online program can be completed anytime, anywhere.

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Tuition & Cost

$398 per credit hour

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Program Length

21 months*

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Total Credit Hours


*Based on students beginning the program with 56 transferable credit hours and only needing the program-specific classes. Time to completion varies based on individual student circumstances and previous college experience. Program length also varies when pursuing the BBA by itself or the BBA + Major. See BBA major page for details.

**30 credit hours of the program must be completed at MVNU. Other restrictions apply. Please contact our Enrollment Team for additional information.


BSST 3083

Business Statistics

Students will learn common methods of business research, including how to analyze quantitative and qualitative data using measures of central tendency and dispersion, statistical inference, sampling theory, linear regression, and time series analysis.

MANG 3073

Management and Leadership Techniques

A study of management techniques and their application to the development of improved managerial effectiveness.

MANG 4033

Strategic Planning

A capstone course that involves an examination of the development, implementation, and formulation of business strategy and policy, and stresses the need for awareness of and accommodation to change in the company's internal and external environments. Special emphasis is given to integrating decisions in business with the Christian faith.

Curriculum stats/highlights

The Bachelor of Business Administration program’s curriculum is pillared by a 40 credit core that covers the fundamentals of business. With each major consisting of 5 classes, that totals 55 credit hours.

*The remainder of the 120 credit hours are fulfilled by courses in each student’s chosen major, general education requirements, and electives.


Core Courses Credit Hours
Student Success Strategies 1
Spreadsheets for Leaders 3
Management and Leadership Techniques 3
Microeconomics 3
Macroeconomics 3
Organizational Behavior 3
Fundamentals of Accounting 3
Business Marketing 3
Business Statistics 3
Business Finance 3
Global Perspectives in Business 3
Business Ethics and Law 3
Managing Human Resources 3
Strategic Planning 3
Total Program Hours 40
+ BBA Major (Optional) 15
Total BBA + Major 55

How much will it all cost?

The costs shown below do not include the general education requirements and other courses outside of the BBA core and major.

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BBA Only: $15,787
BBA with Major: $21,757


Credit Hours

BBA Only: 40
BBA with Major: 55

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Financial Aid

Apply for scholarships, loans, grants, and tuition reimbursement.

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Available Majors

Career-focused Business Majors

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Complete the Digital Marketing major within the Bachelor of Business Administration to carve out a niche for yourself in an expansive industry that can include search engine optimization marketing, social media, pay-per-click, lead generation, and more.


he Finance major is specifically designed for students intending to pursue career tracks such as banking, accounting, and tax preparation. As such, it contains the most fundamental business courses for graduate study, with a focus on investments, markets and institutions, business finance, risk and insurance, and personal financial planning.


The Management major prepares students to advance in managerial and other leadership roles. Topics of study include new venture creation, project management, advanced business law, and operations management.


Topics in the Human Resource Management major curriculum include training and development, performance and reward systems, employee relations and services, human resource strategy, and managing diversity for organizational performance.


Majoring in Marketing is ideal for students interested in pursuing sales, promotion, and marketing management roles. The curriculum includes courses examining personal selling, advertising and promotion, marketing management, marketing strategy, and market research.


Upskill yourself in the areas of setting goals, creating a plan, tracking progress, and keeping teams motivated with the Project Management major in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree and prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam.

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We can help you explore majors, discover internships, and plan your future as a professional. Our advisors welcome students at all levels and offer personalized guidance tailored to individual needs. From resume and interview preparation to networking advice, MVNU advisors provide a host of resources that can help you achieve a rewarding career after graduation.

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Learn More About the BBA

With six majors, you are able to tailor our Bachelor of Business Administration to fit your schedule and interests. Click the pre-recorded webinar link below to hear directly from the program coordinator about program structure, length to complete and cost. You will also learn more about next steps and how to connect with our enrollment team.

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