University of Nebraska Kearney

Business Administration

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Program: Business Administration
Degree Level: Undergraduate Degree Completion
Credit Hours
42 credit hours available online (120 credit hours needed to graduate)
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: 
Preference will be given to those who have general studies completed 


UNK’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Online Degree Completion Program is ideal for working adults interested in skill and knowledge development as well as degree completion.  This degree in business administration provides majors with knowledge of how businesses and organizations operate.  Students will study the various functions of business and learn how they cooperate to build successful organizations.  Graduates of the BSBA Online Degree Completion Program earn a four-year degree in Business Administration from UNK.  The UNK business programs are accredited by AACSB International. UNK graduates often find positions in management and management training programs, human relations, marketing, sales, or information technology.

The BSBA program requires a total of 14 courses or 42 credit hours.  There are eight core courses that are required for every student.  Additionally, students take six courses in a minor area.  Currently UNK offers fully online minors in Marketing and Management and Accounting. Students can start the program in any semester, including summer. Students need to have completed the general studies courses and 200-level business courses necessary for a Bachelor’s degree independently. 


Core Courses (required for every student):

Take all of the following (3 credit hours each): 

  • MGT 314 - Operations Management
  • MGT 493 - Social Responsibilities of Business: Issues and Ethics
  • MGT 495 - Administrative Strategy and Policy
  • ACCT 311 - Business Law
  • FIN 308 - Principles of Finance
  • MIS 302 - Principles of Management Information Systems
  • MKT 300 - Principles of Marketing
  • MGT 301 - Principles of Management 

Elective Course List 

Marketing/Management Minor:  

Take all of the following (6 credit hours):
  • MKT 300 - Principles of Marketing
  • MGT 301 - Principles of Management

Take six of the following (no more than 6 credit hours may be duplicated between the core and elective courses): 

  • MKT 331 - Professional Selling
  • MKT 336 - Services Marketing
  • MKT 420 - Retail Management
  • MKT 430 - International Marketing
  • MKT 434 - Business-to-Business Marketing
  • MKT 435 - Marketing Research (Prereq: MKT 300, MGT 233 OR MKT 300, STAT 241)
  • MKT 437 - Sales Management
  • MKT 438 - Consumer Behavior
  • MKT 440 - Advertising Management
  • MKT 444 - Person Marketing
  • MKT 450 - Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • MKT 457 - E-Marketing
  • MKT 460 - Strategic Product Management
  • MKT 474 - International Experiential Learning: Marketing (Prereq: MKT 430 or MGT 330 or ECON 430; junior or senior standing; permission of instructor)
  • MKT 498 - Marketing Topics
  • MGT 355 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 380 - Human Resource Management
  • MGT 409 - Leadership: Skills, Applications, Research
  • MGT 415 - Quality Management Concepts & Practice
  • MGT 498 - Management Topics

*Subject to change.  


How do I get started? 
Program Contact: Barb Wayman
Department:   Management
Email: onlinebizdegree@unk.edu   
Phone:   308-865-8515
Address:   College of Business & Technology, West Center, Room 140C, UNK, Kearney, NE  68849
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