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Business Administration

Why study Business?

You will learn to be an entrepreneur, to be the person who is the ultimate leader of the business, to begin your career in banking, finance, accounting, human resource management, insurance or information technology, or to learn about real estate development in the 21st century, globally and nationally.

As a Business Major, you will become active in major national and professional student organizations on campus where you will interact with diverse students and engage with faculty who care and who will use their expertise to mentor you toward achieving your goals. The Division of Business will provide you with real world applications and skills to become a leader in the national and global market place.

Major and Concentrations

The Division of Business Administration offers a major in business administration with concentrations in five areas:

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Organizational Management
  • Real Estate
  • Entrepreneurship

Get Involved

There are many organizations at Allen University that can help you begin expanding your network and collaborating with peers.

  • The National Black MBA Collegiate Chapter (NBMBAA)
  • The National Association of Black Accountant (NABA)
  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
  • Sigma Beta Gamma (Business Honor Society)

We also offer study abroad opportunities in Africa, China, and Japan to expand your horizons and allow you to gain deeper insight into the world and business.

What can a Bachelor of Business Degree do for you?

Holding degree in Business Administration opens the door to a career that is an essential function to every corporation and organization imaginable.  This fact affords the graduate accounting graduates a wide variety of career choices upon successful completion of our program.  For those that learn the fundamental knowledge and skills, coupled with problem solving abilities, the opportunities are limitless.

A wide variety of career choices for accountants exists. Public accounting consists of the “Big-Four” international CPA firms, in addition to national, regional, and local firms. Accountants in the public sector may pursue interest in auditing, taxation, financial accounting, or management advisory services.
Industry accounting offers graduates a chance to pursue managerial accounting, cost accounting or internal auditing careers. Not-For-Profit accounting includes federal, state and local governments; colleges and universities; health care institutions, and other nonprofit organizations.

We take pride in knowing that our program positions students for graduate level studies.  We also put our students on track for successful attainment of the coveted Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Our students are on record scoring as high as 96 on the CPA exam.

Accountants often establish their own accounting firms. Although very challenging, some of our graduates dedicated themselves to creating their own path through entrepreneurial endeavors recognizing accounting as their method.  They developed the fundamental accounting skill sets and work ethic to do so.  You too can be among them by joining us.