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Business Administration Minor

Minor in Business Administration

Market yourself more effectively and become a more informed consumer with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Central Missouri. No matter what you’re majoring in, the knowledge and skills you’ll acquire through the Business Administration minor can help you excel in your career and personal life well after graduation.

UCM’s Business Administration minor is open to any undergraduate student who wants to add a business foundation to their major. Over the course of the minor, you’ll gain a fundamental understanding of macroeconomics, financial reporting, marketing and managing organizations. 

Earn your Business Administration minor on your own terms

Work around your busy schedule and meet your personal learning style by earning your minor in Business Administration 100% online. If you want experience in the classroom, you can also take courses in person, creating a schedule and learning environment that suits you.

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AACSB-accredited program

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Complements virtually any major

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Develop foundational business skills

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100% online program option

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What you will study

Even if you don’t plan on starting your own business, you still play a role in the greater world of business and economics every day. With courses on managing business data, economic trends and the legal environment of business, this minor will help you become a stronger businessperson — and savvy consumer. Some interesting classes you may take include:

  • Principles of Marketing: Study marketing theories and their real-world application in businesses around the world.
  • Management of Organizations: Learn what it takes to make an organization run smoothly, as well as how human behavior can affect businesses.


Excellence in Business Administration

  • UCM’s Business Administration programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • A Best Value Bachelor's Degree College for Business Administration & Management (College Factual, 2022)
  • Ranked a Most Popular College for Business, Management & Marketing (College Factual, 2022)
  • Top 15%: Best Value College for Business Administration and Management (College Factual, 2021)


Unique learning opportunities in business administration

The University of Central Missouri’s Business Administration program prides itself on providing an engaging learning environment and many opportunities to connect with experts and peers.

  • Put your knowledge to work: Apply the theories and methods you learn to real-world examples. Our courses are led by experts in their fields who value the importance of hands-on experience and practice.
  • Join nationally recognized organizations: As a Business Administration minor, you can join several student organizations on campus or virtually. National Society of Leadership and Success, Delta Sigma Pi, ENACTUS and Collegiate DECA, for example, can help you build strong connections that may influence your career — and your life.


What can you do with a minor in Business Administration from UCM?

If you graduate with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Central Missouri, regardless of your major, you’ll prepare yourself for rewarding career pathways and opportunities.

  • Learn how to market yourself when searching for a job.
  • Create value for your future employer by learning how to read and create financial statements. 
  • Complement your major with a strong foundation in business, economics and management.

Jobs for Business Administration minors

Explore the interactive tool below to learn more about professional opportunities, salaries and types of jobs available to students completing a UCM minor in Business Administration.




Financial assistance options for your minor in Business Administration

We believe that cost should never be a roadblock to getting an education. That’s why the University of Central Missouri provides you with a variety of options to help you finance your education. LendEDU has even recognized the University of Central Missouri as a top-ranked university for low student debt upon graduation. 

We offer university-wide scholarships and grants, as well as program scholarships for students in certain majors. Visit your primary major’s program page for opportunities and details. You can also learn more about program-specific scholarships at the UCM Scholarship Finder.


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