Business Administration (Online)

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Degree Details

Offered as: Associate, Bachelor, Certificate

  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Communications Media
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Sports Management
Specializations (ASSOC)
  • Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • Management
Other Options
  • Business Administration 4+1 (MBA Program)

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Why study business administration at MAC?

Our graduates have a proven history of success at some of the highest levels in business. The program ranks in the top 35% in the United States.

The Mount Aloysius Business Administration program provides students with not only a strong foundation, but the program gives the students the opportunity to work with skilled professors who bring real-world experiences and expertise into the classroom.

What does a business administration graduate do?

Students studying business administration at Mount Aloysius have many career options available. Working in management, you will be responsible for overseeing and supervising daily operations of a business and its employees.

Our business administration graduates know their degree is relevant no matter what, and is adaptable for any market. With a business administration degree from Mount Aloysius College, you will have the skills and marketability to pursue any number of job opportunities.

Possible Careers

After graduation some of your career choices may be:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Managers
  • Marketing professionals
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Chief Sustainability Officers
  • General and Operations Managers

Success Stories

Matt Duval, ‘08, is a Solutions Specialist at Old Dominion Freight.

Bryan Nolan, ‘11, is a Program Manager at Sotera Defense.

Greg Wierzbicki, ‘16, is a Business-Financial Analyst at Alcon.

Matthew Metzger, ‘11, is a Capital Markets Analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Sean Steffy, Publications Coordinator at Mount Aloysius College

Where are graduates working?

Mount Aloysius business graduates are leading successful careers at places such as

  • Aerotek Professional Services Recruiter
  • American Racer Tires
  • Atlanta Hawks
  • Blair County Senior Services
  • Guthrie Health
  • Leidos
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Northrop Grumman
  • NumberFire
  • Old Dominion Trucking Company
  • Sheetz
  • Soccer Coach at Hampden-Sydney  College
  • UPMC Hospital
  • UPS
  • Wawa

Who will teach me?

The Business Department is comprised of full time faculty with 50% terminally degreed and many with many years’ experience working for both profit and nonprofit businesses.  The department also employs adjunct faculty who currently work for modern businesses and bring up-to-date job experience to the discipline.

Are there job openings? How much will I make?

A graduate with a business degree is able to pursue any number of career options. The demand for Human Resources Managers is expected to rise 9% from 2014 to 2024, an increase of 10,800 jobs.*

The average median wage for a Human Resources Manager in the state of Pennsylvania is $132,960.*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Dig Deeper

Business Administration Learning Outcomes

By fulfilling all of the course requirements for the Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, students will have demonstrated they can:

  • Emphasize decision-making from an organizational perspective, integrating the traditional academic areas of accounting, finance, management, and marketing;
  • Integrate business theory with business practice, bridging the gap between the classroom and the workplace;
  • Develop analytical and interpersonal skills necessary for problem solving;
  • Learn how to manage business information, blending technological expertise with written and oral communication skills;
  • Appreciate the impact of the liberal arts on social activity and business enterprise; and
  • Become academically prepared for graduate and further study.

By fulfilling all of the course requirements for the Associate of Science degree with a major in Business Administration, students will have demonstrated they can:

  • Use the traditional areas of accounting, finance, management, and marketing to build a foundation for creative decision making;
  • Become aware of how academic study can enhance business practice, and how business practice sets the stage for future academic study;
  • Develop technical and interpersonal skills necessary for entry-level employment;
  • Learn how to access and use business information, using technology to enhance written and oral communication; and
  • Become academically prepared for further study.

Note: Learning goals are subject to regular review and revision.

Online Business Associate Degree

PennsylvaniaThe fully online Associate degree program in Business Administration is designed to assist the working professional gain the expertise necessary to progress in his/her career.  This major link the study of business theory with a broad base of liberal arts courses that form the foundation for both professional growth and further college work.

Courses are taught by fully qualified adjunct and full-time faculty with years of business field experience.  Graduates have the skill set needed to make a career transition into management or to further their education through our fully online Bachelor degree in Business Administration.

Online Business Bachelors Degree

PennsylvaniaThe online accelerated Bachelor Degree Completion program in Business Administration at Mount Aloysius College allows qualifying students with an associate degree or 60 hours of college credits to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in 2 to 2 1/2 years!

Students are able to apply what they learn immediately in their professional field. All classes are taught by fully qualified faculty, many with years of business field experience. Students will also draw upon their work experience for projects and assignments. This program is suitable for working adults who aspire to leadership positions within their organization or who aim at making a significant career transition into management.

Online Business Certificate

PennsylvaniaIncrease your employment opportunities with a Business or Finance Certificate.  These online certificate programs are geared toward individuals who seek knowledge in fundamental business skills or for those who want to develop a basic skill set in finance and accounting.

Business Certificate consists of 12 credits in the areas of principles of management, business law I and II, and human resources.

Finance Certificate consists of 12 credits in the areas of accounting I and II, corporate finance and economics.

For more information, contact the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education at 814-886-6406 or

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