ExcelTrackTM Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Careers in management are available in nearly every industry, offering diverse opportunities for job applicants with the right knowledge, skills, and credentials. If you’re ready to advance your career in management, earning a degree in business administration through Kaplan University’s ExcelTrack can prepare you with knowledge and skills relevant to today’s competitive business environment.*

ExcelTrack is a personalized, competency-based education that gives you more control over how you learn—getting you to the same degree faster, for less money. Click here to learn more.

ExcelTrack Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Program Highlights

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program focuses on helping you develop the knowledge and skills to become an effective, efficient manager.* 

Through our comprehensive curriculum, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Focus on developing critical thinking and communication skills, and developing the technical competencies to become an effective business leader
  • Gain a detailed understanding of business functions including human resources, marketing, operations, finance, and accounting
  • Examine group behavior and study to develop team-building and decision-making skills
  • Complete a capstone course in which you will demonstrate your ability to apply the concepts learned to real-world business management scenarios

Competency-Based Learning

Same Degree—Just a Whole New Way to Earn It.

ExcelTrack is a revolutionary way to earn your degree, giving you more control, more flexibility, and more opportunities to leverage the skills and experience you have today. ExcelTrack is personal. It lets you focus on the specific skills you need to learn to earn your degree, while saving you time and money along the way.

Take Control of Your Education

If you’re a motivated learner who wants to determine your own schedule and learning style, ExcelTrack was made for you. It offers the same academic rigor as our traditional online program, only it’s faster and more focused. You control your pace, your deadlines, how many courses you take at a time, and which resources will help you learn best. It’s your degree, your way.

Take Smaller, Single-Credit Courses

One of the great things about ExcelTrack is the single-credit courses. Unlike the five- and six-credit courses you find in our traditional online and campus-based programs, each individual course aligns with a specific competency or skill. Take as many of these mini courses as you want in a 10-week term and pay one flat tuition rate of $2,200 per term.

Speed Past Topics You Know

With ExcelTrack, you will complete a readiness assessment at the beginning of each course so you can see what you already know. If you’ve already learned a subject through previous studies or work experience, you can move quickly past what you know and spend time on the things you don’t.

Progress at Your Own Pace

As you move through your courses, you can speed up or slow down as much as you want, based on your schedule and what you need to learn. If you complete a course quicker than expected, you can enroll in additional courses for the same term with no additional cost. The choice is yours.

Engage With Faculty and Be Prepared

Each course has assigned faculty who are fully credentialed in the subject areas they’re teaching. Several of them have also led the design of these courses. Faculty will work directly with you to ensure you’ve learned all the material and are prepared for the final assessment where you’ll demonstrate your abilities in the subject.

Learn on Your Own Terms

Work independently or access a host of online support tools and services that are available to help you learn anytime and anywhere. Choose the resources that work best for you, including video chats, discussion boards, interactive tutoring, and more.

Reach Your Goals

Once you believe you’re prepared to move on, take the final assessment to show you meet the course requirements. Earn a “B” or higher and you pass the course. If you don’t pass your first attempt, don’t worry—you get two more tries. Once you complete 180 total credits, you’re done with your degree.

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Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

What are the Career Opportunities?

Whether you’re preparing for entry-level management positions or want to advance your current career, an ExcelTrack bachelor's degree in business administration may help you qualify for management opportunities in a variety of fields, including marketing, finance, human resources, or accounting.* Successful completion of this program may also provide you with the academic foundation required to further your education beyond the baccalaureate level.

How Do I Get Started?

Kaplan University offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules.

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Online Start Date

March 22, 2017

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Online Start Date

June 07, 2017

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Online Start Date

August 23, 2017

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November 08, 2017

Curriculum:

The ExcelTrack Bachelor of Science in Business Administration consists of 168 single-credit courses as well as an internship and a capstone course (6 credits each).

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing Research
  • Conflict Management and Team Dynamics
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management I
  • Management of Information Systems

Curriculum: Concentration

Can I Afford This?

Kaplan University is committed to helping you find more ways to save on college tuition. Our Tuition Cap, scholarships, grant, military reductions, and transfer and experiential learning credits are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

Ways to Save

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

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* Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.

ExcelTrack is designed to accelerate progress based on existing knowledge; however, degree pace and time and cost savings will vary by individual.

While many of Kaplan University's degree programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued bachelor-, graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any programs.