Business Administration

The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration provides students with a foundation in fundamental business concepts. Students will be equipped with skills to become a critical thinker and well-rounded manager and administrator. Our program is comprehensive, preparing graduates to work in a variety of businesses and industries in both the public and private sectors.

NCU’s online B.S. in Business Administration is not like other programs because you get to customize your education. You will choose from four concentrations which allow you to focus on the subject matter that is important to you. Concentrations available are:

  • General Business
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing


By expanding your mind through studying the liberal arts and by strengthening your values through Biblical and ethical studies, you’ll be ready to make a difference in your workplace, community, and the global business world.

With six starts a year and 24/7 access to your courses, you are able to maintain balance in your life and stay in control of your busy schedule.

  • Courses start every 8 weeks
  • Prior college, law enforcement, military training, and more may be accepted for credit towards your degree
  • Convenient online delivery or can be combined with limited face-to-face courses one night a week in our small classroom setting
  • Benefit from highly qualified faculty

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Learning Objectives

Graduates of the online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be able to demonstrate:

  1. A comprehensive knowledge of the core principles and concepts related to business administration;
  2. Effective communication, both written and oral, relative to different business environments and situations;
  3. A knowledge and understanding of the role of Christian leadership, ethics, and service in effectively addressing business management issues and decisions;
  4. Literacy regarding current management trends though the use of leading business information sources, current publications, and other available audio-video, online, or in-text resources;
  5. An ability to integrate all aspects of their learning, understanding, knowledge, and skills concerning business through a comprehensive capstone course.

Career Opportunities

Potential Careers Related to Management Include

  • Vice President
  • Corporate Heads
  • General Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Department Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Bank Branch Manager
  • Department Store Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Call Center Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Production Control Analyst
  • Facilities Manager

Potential Careers Related to Marketing Include

  • Advertising
  • Sales Supervisor
  • Public Relations
  • Market Research




Courses within the IDS Concentration

Program Director: Peter Diffenderfer, Ph.D.

Ph.D., University of Oregon
M.A., University of Oregon
B.S., SUNY Cortland

In addition to a wide variety of business experience, Dr. Peter Diffenderfer has taught in higher education for over 25 years. Dr. Diffenderfer has a passion for promoting stewardship through transformation which is rooted in his personal relationship with Jesus Christ. His entrepreneurial endeavors include founding and …

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