Online Bachelor's in Business

MSU Denver’s highly customizable online bachelor’s in business designed specifically for non-traditional students will enable you to build cross-functional business expertise and quickly complete a Business Administration degree you may have already begun. When combined with classes you bring from other institutions, or courses you completed at MSU Denver in the past, this will typically provide the shortest path to a completed degree without the need to come to campus. If you are already employed in a career you enjoy, but you’re hampered by the lack of a degree, this online business administration degree offers an opportunity for you to select a business focus which will align with the work you do now. If you are a traditional student who has recently graduated from high school, we strongly recommend you explore any of the many online or in-person business degrees with more targeted career fields offered at MSU Denver.

Customize Your Business Administration Degree Plan

Online Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration students select courses chosen from several areas of business, enabling you to customize a degree that aligns well with your work experience and professional interests. Finally, students complete the degree with a course on Strategic Leadership that’s designed specifically to prepare you for the leadership roles a degree can help you attain.

While enrolled in the Online Business Administration, B.S. at MSU Denver you will learn to:

  • apply outcomes from self-assessments and knowledge from major coursework to clearly communicate career pathways
  • integrate knowledge across business functions
  • integrate data from multiple functional areas to inform decision making
  • interact with and manage teams in a range of functional areas
  • communicate effectively in written and oral formats
  • analyze business decisions and make strategic recommendations
  • apply global and ethical frameworks to your business decisions
  • readily adapt to and apply new technologies to inform business decisions

In-person and hybrid options are also available.

What Potential Skills are Offered with the Online Business Administration Degree?

To help you develop exactly the mix of skills you’re looking for, you’ll take courses in at least three different departments—no more than three classes in any one department. Below, you can see more about what you can learn in the various departments of the MSU Denver College of Business:

View Online Bachelor's Business Administration Degree Required Courses

Course options and availability differ each semester. Please work with an advisor to customize a degree plan for your situation.

View Required Courses
Hispanic Serving Institution badge

Hispanic Serving Institution

MSU Denver continues to serve the highest number of Hispanic/Latina/o/x students among institutions of higher education in the state of Colorado.

AACSB logo graphic links to AACSB website.

AACSB Accredited

MSU Denver’s College of Business is among the world’s 5 percent of business programs to be AACSB-accredited.

US news badge for most innovative colleges 2021

Nationally Ranked as #3 in Most Innovative Schools

In 2021 U.S. News ranked colleges making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.

Online MSU Denver student studying outside

$1000 Renewable Annual Scholarship for New and Returning Students

If you are a new MSU Denver student or one who has been away from MSU for at least two semesters and interested in completing a fully online degree, this scholarship is for you.

Email [email protected] for details.

Online student studying outdoors

Access and Affordability

Access and affordability is our mission. 30% of our students pay no tuition/fees, 46% receive aid, and our tuition is among the lowest in the state.


Formal photograph of Online Enrollment Specialist Drew Moyers

Call or Email - Speak to an Online Enrollment Specialist

Need help now? Get expert advice from our online enrollment specialist.


Success Coaching for Online Majors

1:1 Success Coaching for MSU Denver Online Majors

In the Office of Online Learning, your dedicated Student Success Coach is here to support you. We focus on helping you develop essential skills in our 5 Success Coaching Zones:

  • Growth Roadmapping
  • Time Management & Organization
  • Online Learning Strategies & Study Skills
  • Network of Resources
  • Stress Management, Wellness, & Self-Care


Get Started with an Online Bachelor's in Business Administration