Business Administration

Business Administration

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree has been designed for working adults to advance their skills and abilities in general business. The program features instruction in the following areas:

  • Management, marketing, human resource management, accounting, and finance courses
  • Improvement of important leadership, management, and critical thinking skills
  • A focus on key business concepts with integration of a Christian worldview

According to the Department of Labor, the unemployment rate for an individual with a bachelor’s degree is 5 percent while the unemployment rate for an individual with a high school diploma is 11.2 percent.

  • College graduates will earn an average of 2.1 million in their lifetime compared to 1.2 million for a high school graduate.
  • A college bachelor’s degree is worth $900,000 more in lifetime earnings than a high school diploma, according to a recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average annual earnings for high school graduates is $25,900 per year.

Program Mission and Outcomes

The mission of the Non-Traditional Education programs is to engage the Warner online community with a Christ-centered worldview and to prepare students/graduates for effective leadership and service, which supports the institutional mission of guiding individuals toward Christ-like character and intellectual maturity while equipping them to serve. 

Students majoring in Business Administration will meet the following three outcomes which coordinate with Warner University’s mission to provide academic excellence and a Christian learning environment.

  1. Students will demonstrate academic competence in at least one functional area.
  2. Graduates of the Online Business Administration Program will be able to compete favorably with peers for employment and/or continued education.
  3. Students will evaluate all business decisions from a Christian perspective.

Program Highlights

  • All online courses
  • Professors with real-world business experience
  • Outstanding faculty, diversity, and small student-to-professor ratio
  • Accelerated degree completion program
  • Financial assistance and scholarships

Admission Requirements


Freshman Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet at least two of the three criteria to be admitted.

  1. Graduation from high school with academic rank in the upper half of their graduating class
  2. A high school grade point average of 2.25 or higher
  3. A composite score on the ACT of 18 or combined SAT I score of 940

Transfer Student Admission Requirements 

(24 or more hours.  Those with fewer than 24 hours are subject to Freshman Admission Requirements)

Must be in good academic and have at least a GPA of 2.0 or higher



Admission Process

  • Complete an  application.
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university you have attended, if applicable, or supply a high school or GED transcript if there are no transferable college or university credits.
  • Applicants not meeting admissions requirements may appeal to the Admitting and Registration Committee


The Required core courses for Business Administration (36 credit hours) in addition to the General Education requirements are:

ACC 3025Accounting for Managers3
BUS 3006Principles of Management3
BUS 3010Marketing3
BUS 3025Managerial Communication3
BUS 3061Business Law I3
BUS 3370Management of Innovation and Technology3
BUS 4030Human Resource Management3
BUS 4450Leadership in Business3
BUS 4095Seminar in Organizational Strategy and Policy3
BUS 4310Negotiation and Conflict Management3
BUS 4660Finance for Managers3
ECO 3025Survey of Economics3

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About Warner University

Warner University is a distinctly Christian university that strives to make a Christian liberal arts education accesible to all. We are committed to guiding individuals toward Christ-like character and intellectual maturity while equipping them to serve. We are located in beautiful Lake Wales, Florida, which is nearly the exact center of the Florida peninsula. We are just a short drive away from rapidly growing cities such as Lakeland and Winter Haven. At Warner we offer a variety of in-person and online degree plans. Choose Warner and answer God’s call, receiving an education that helps you pursue your dreams and grow closer to Christ.