business administration


Definition of business administration

: a program of studies in a college or university providing general knowledge of business principles and practices

Examples of business administration in a Sentence

a degree in business administration
Recent Examples on the Web Next fall, the district will also launch P-Tech programs in construction sciences at Lanier High School and in business administration at Edison High School. Diego Mendoza-moyers,, "SAISD to open manufacturing, engineering school at Highlands High," 7 Oct. 2020 Owens, who played college football and earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh, has put in the time himself. Buddy Collings,, "Oak Ridge coach Billy Owens well prepared to trade basketball for football," 23 Sep. 2020 Michael attended University of Dayton as a business administration major. Jennie Key, The Enquirer, "Funeral set for Moeller grad Michael Currin killed in Dayton," 26 Sep. 2020 And McIntyre, a professor of economics and business administration and coordinator of the master’s degree program in data analytics, is the Ethan A. Seidel Chair in Economics and Business Administration. Megan Woodward,, "Three McDaniel College professors selected for endowed positions: ‘It means a lot’," 23 Sep. 2020 Scott is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration-management and marketing from the university, based in Salt Lake City, Utah., "Naperville People in the News," 27 Aug. 2020 Sisson, 42, is the CEO of Evan James and Associates, a commercial real estate brokerage headquartered in downtown Orlando, and has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida. Ryan Gillespie,, "House District 47: Anna Eskamani seeks 2nd term, faces Jeremy Sisson," 16 Sep. 2020 Jones-Thomas holds a master’s degree in business administration from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Ten North Royalton residents sought vacant Ward 3 City Council seat," 8 Sep. 2020 Dixon worked at the American Red Cross in St. Louis and had just completed her master's degree in business administration at Lindenwood University last year. CBS News, "Lives to remember: Those we've lost to coronavirus," 24 July 2020

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First Known Use of business administration

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of business administration was in 1904

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15 Oct 2020

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“Business administration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of business administration

: a program of studies in a college or university that teaches students how to run a business

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