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

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In 2016, Riley went to North Hennepin Community College to get his associate degree in business administration, along with a certificate in entrepreneurship, to help run House of Dance. Josiah Lemm / Blaine High School, Twin Cities, "ThreeSixty Journalism: Bringing hip-hop to Hopkins," 31 Aug. 2019 Education: Bachelor’s in business administration (BBA) from Florida International University. miamiherald, "Senior hires and promotions in South Florida for the week of June 18, 2018," 18 June 2018 The program offers students the opportunity to earn Bachelor's degrees in public administration, exercise science, business administration and information technology. Katy Bergen, kansascity, "KU just expanded a program to help students earn a bachelor's degree in three years," 14 June 2018 On Thursday, Gauthier, 54, crossed the graduation stage and received her degree in business administration at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Pete Grieve,, "Tuition-free college program for working Bay Area adults holds inaugural graduation ceremony," 17 Aug. 2019 As an environmental studies major with a minor in business administration, George said she is also impressed with the village’s commitment to environmental best practices. Karen Ann Cullotta,, "Wilmette summer interns tackle high-tech projects, save village money," 5 Aug. 2019 After years away from school, Karin had returned to get her bachelor's degree in business administration. Sydney Czyzon, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "‘A voice for victims’: Milwaukee woman turns loss into opportunity to help community members heal," 1 Aug. 2019 Shelton has a doctorate in business administration from the University of Utah with an emphasis on finance and international economics., "Trump’s latest Fed choices are a longtime monetary dove and a onetime gold bug," 3 July 2019 Theesfeld attended and studied in the same business administration school at Ole Miss as Kostial, said university spokesman Rod Guajardo, who added that Theesfeld is now suspended. Wire Service, The Mercury News, "Ally Kostial murder: How Brandon Theesfeld was…," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of business administration

1904, in the meaning defined above

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8 Oct 2019

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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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