Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$370 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Choice This program is available either online or as a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration – Online

Curriculum

The online coursework in Oregon State's business administration bachelor's program will, among other learning outcomes, provide you with an understanding of the entrepreneurial process, a background in management and organizational behavior, and the opportunity to further develop your decision-making skills through the analysis of business cases.

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Degree requirements

A minimum of 180 quarter credits — at least 60 of which must be upper-division credits — are required to graduate with your business administration degree, including:

Specialization options

You can tailor your business studies to align with your interests and career goals by choosing from one of the following areas of study. Courses in each option are taught by world-class faculty who have vast experience in each specialty. Read more about each of the specialization options.

Sample course topics

  • Personal, professional and leadership development
  • Creativity, culture and the workplace
  • Public speaking
  • Financial accounting
  • Principles of marketing
  • Business law
  • International business
  • Managing individual and team performance
  • Operations management
  • Financial planning

Connect with College of Business transfer advisors

Get your questions answered about pursuing a business administration degree online by contacting COB.Transfer@oregonstate.edu. If you have already completed your bachelor’s degree and are interested in enrolling in this program as a postbaccalaureate student, connect with Charlie Carr to learn more.

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits must be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Additional information about transferring credits is available through OSU's Transfer Credit Central or you may request an unofficial transcript evaluation through the College of Business.

Hybrid (remote + online) courses

As a College of Business student, you have the ability to supplement your online learning experience with regularly scheduled class meetings that are held remotely.

These hybrid courses have 50% of the class meetings at regularly scheduled times on Zoom and 50% of the class meetings conducted asynchronously online in Canvas. The courses feature regular weekly class meeting times on Zoom and will not meet on campus.

With this blended learning experience, you’ll benefit from completing innovative coursework online while satisfying your preference for real-time interaction with peers and faculty.

Browse all remote + online hybrid courses.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you'll have the ability to add a minor to your bachelor's degree program. Oregon State offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine business administration and a computer science minor, or blend business administration with a health management and policy minor to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.

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