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The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at FranU is a 100% online program that educates and forms ethical and proficient business professionals who serve and lead in manners consistent with Franciscan values. Students in the online BBA program will learn the principles of business as well as gain hands-on experience through the business internship offered at the end of the degree program.

The online BBA program provides students with an understanding of major business functions, including accounting, management, supply chain, enterprise risk, entrepreneurship and health service administration. While the objective of the program is to help students develop a broad knowledge base in business practices, Bachelor of Business Administration students can tailor their education to their interests by choosing between three specialized academic tracks.

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BBA graduates can pursue careers as business managers in a variety of functions, including human resources, accounting, investment banking, finance, business analysis, management, development or product management.
Program Contacts
  • Point of Contact: Pearce Cinman, MBA, MPA
  • (225) 526-1759

Online BBA Degree Tracks

Tailor your BBA major to your interests with specialized tracks in General Business, Management, or Health Administration.

The General Business track prepares students for the business industry through classes in interpersonal communication, corporate social responsibility and the business internship. The Management track provides a more comprehensive business education, with courses in leadership, management and entrepreneurship. Focused on business from a healthcare perspective, the Health Administration track covers topics such as human resources in health care management, policy in health care and managerial epidemiology.

Online Bachelor’s Degree in Business Program Features

Program Mission

The mission of the online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program is to form ethical, adaptive and competent business professionals through effective instruction, scholarship, engagement and service in a diverse, interdisciplinary and learner-centered environment.

BBA Degree Program Admissions Requirements

For detailed information on admissions requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration, visit the Undergraduate Admissions Requirements page.

Program Goals

The online BBA degree program goals are to:

  • Educate ethical leaders with demonstrated proficiency in an array of business disciplines.
  • Foster a sense of vocation to serve the community as innovative business experts.
  • Create lifelong active learners.
  • Prepare graduates for current and future careers in demand within our region and state.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

The program learning outcomes of the online bachelor’s degree in business are to:

  1. Explain the key functions of business.
  2. Apply critical business reasoning that contributes to organizational success.
  3. Exhibit professional communication skills.
  4. Apply ethical and legal directives in making responsible business and strategic decisions.
  5. Exemplify professional behaviors as personified by Franciscan core values.


What will I learn in the online Bachelor of Business Administration?

The online BBA degree at FranU is designed to develop a solid understanding of business practices and principles while allowing students to pursue a focused track of study that aligns with their interests and goals.

Students will take classes in subjects such as professional interpersonal communication, business administration, business statistics, business law and ethics, professional public speaking, accounting and economics. In addition, students will have the opportunity to participate in a business internship at the end of the program. For more information on the internship course, view the BADM 4915 course details.

What can I do with an online bachelor’s degree in business?

Business degrees are highly marketable, which means career opportunities span many industries and fields. Graduates of the online bachelor’s degree in business program can pursue careers as business managers, analysts, developers, purchasing managers, operations managers, entrepreneurs, account managers, finance professionals or accountants. Many students also pursue graduate degrees in business, such as master’s degrees in business administration.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual wage for business degree holders is $65,000, and over half of total business degree holders are employed in occupations at a bachelor’s degree level. The BLS also reports that of the kinds of occupations business degree holders are employed in, 89% are employed in one of these six categories: business management and administration, general business, accounting, finance, marketing and market research and other occupations.

How affordable is the online BBA degree?

FranU is committed to making higher education affordable without compromising on the quality of instruction we proudly offer our students. To determine estimated costs for the online Bachelor of Business Administration, use our Undergraduate Tuition Calculator tool. To learn more about how tuition rates are calculated, visit the Tuition and Costs page.

In our efforts to offer students funding opportunities, FranU awards scholarships in the form of tuition exemptions to students who meet certain academic qualifications. To learn more about FranU scholarships and external scholarships, see the Scholarships page.

Have questions about financial aid, tuition, or scholarships? Visit the FAQ section on the Office of Financial Aid page.

Learn More About FranU’s BBA Degree

Discover a flexible online Bachelor of Business Administration degree that allows you to tailor your education to your interests. Learn more about the online BBA program admissions and financial aid!


Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website.