MSU Denver

Online Business Administration Degree

MSU Denver’s Online Business Administration Degree will enable you to build cross-functional business expertise and quickly complete a business 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 highly customizable, flexible program designed specifically for non-traditional students 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.


What Are the Benefits of Being an Online Business Administration Major?

In addition to the core coursework for this degree, Online Business Administration Majors also select courses chosen from several areas of business, enabling students to customize a degree that aligns well with their 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

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:

How Can I Learn More About Scholarships, Applications, and Transfer Credit?

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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.

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AACSB Accredited

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

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$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.

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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.


Success Coaching for MSU Denver Online Students

  • Success coaches work one-on-one with you to develop a personalized success plan
  • Specialized resources for online students can include trainings, referrals, monthly meetings, and resource recommendations