Business Administration

This Missouri College program is designed to provide students with a well-developed course of study that combines most functional areas of business. The curriculum combines business courses with traditional academic courses to prepare students with the necessary skills to participate in effective business operations and administration.

The Missouri College AAS in Business Administration provides students with an introduction to the practice of business through analysis of the role and function of accounting, management, marketing, finance, and economics within business organizations. Graduates will be expected to:

  • Discuss the core functional areas of business within an organization.
  • Utilize business computer applications and software to create and develop business documents and reports.
  • Make business operations and administration decisions utilizing statistics and decision support systems tools.
  • Evaluate information systems capable of improving business operations and managerial tasks.
  • Discuss theories and concepts related to human behavior in an organization.
  • Explore financial concepts related to human behavior in an organization.
  • Explore financial concepts and principles essential for effective business operations and administration.
  • Review current law and regulations that govern business practices and operations.
  • Apply supervision skills for effective management of individuals and teams.
  • Develop appropriate career and professional skills for the business administration field.
  • Coursework in this program is focused on introducing students to common business terms and principles, and will examine the various activities of businesses in daily operations. For example:

  • In Organizational Behavior, students study theories and concepts related to human behavior in organizations at the individual, group and organizational levels. Topics such as diversity at the workplace, motivation, group dynamics and team effectiveness will be discussed.
  • In Marketing Principles, an introduction is offered to the fundamentals of marketing and the operation of marketing systems. Topics include the evaluation of market opportunities, buyer behavior, market segmentation, targeting, positioning, developing new products, pricing, distributing and promoting goods and services, and market strategy and planning.
  • In Principles of Management, coursework examines the foundations of organizational management. The course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an organization including diversity, competitive advantages, globalization, ethical behavior, planning, controlling, leading and motivating.
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    disclosureProgram Disclosure Information for:

    Missouri College – Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

     

    Employment Rates:

    Given the fact that all of the rates reflected below are based on historical data and were subject to varying levels of audit and re-interpretation, students should not rely on them as an implicit or explicit representation or promise of future outcomes or employability following completion of a program of study. Indeed, there are numerous factors that affect a student’s ability to graduate and secure employment over which we have little or no control. Therefore, our school cannot and does not guarantee or estimate the likelihood of on-time completion, graduation, or employment for any student.

    Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE):

    Reporting Period: 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014

    Date Submitted: 03/2015

    Campus Rate 76%
    Program Rate NA

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    Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS):

    Reporting Period: 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015

    Date Submitted: 10/2015

    Campus Rate 79%
    Program Rate NA

    RATE CALCULATION

    Missouri College – Graduation Rate

    The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
    7/1/2009 and 6/30/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 64%