business administration

noun

Essential Meaning of business administration

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

Full 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 The tennis star holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Indiana University East and an associate degree in fashion design from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Tim Newcomb, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 According to a biography on his company website, Hughes graduated from Pepperdine University in 1989 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Jeff Mcdonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Oct. 2021 Last spring, Howard achieved his objective of graduating from Georgia Tech, earning a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration in operations. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 8 Oct. 2021 Simms holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, and an MBA from Loyola University, Baltimore. baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 21 Aug. 2021 Kotora, who is married to Lisa Kotora, earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from John Carroll University in University Heights. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, 20 Aug. 2021 Sams holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Concordia University-Portland and a master of legal studies in Indigenous Peoples Law from the University of Oklahoma. oregonlive, 18 Aug. 2021 Bry received a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University after getting a bachelor’s degree in sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Sep. 2021 Robinson earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and served in the United States Army from 1981 to 1994 and served in the Persian Gulf War. Arkansas Online, 21 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of business administration

1904, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2021

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“Business administration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/business%20administration. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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