Adult Education Online & Hybrid

Business Administration


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)
Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA)

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Bachelors 120
Associates 60*
Minor 18

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3 - 3 ½ years for a full-time student with no transfer credits.

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Online & Hybrid at Lancaster, Philadelphia & Washington, D.C.

Study Business Administration at LBC

The business world needs Christian leaders. Be one of them. Whether you’re an aspiring business mogul, want to run your own startup, work at a Fortune 500 company or consider yourself more of the entrepreneurial type, get the training you need to succeed.

Through our business administration major, you’ll receive a blend of both Bible and business classes, equipping you spiritually and academically to effectively serve in your professional and personal life. Our hands-on learning and practical business training puts our graduating students on equal footing with other candidates applying for entry-level business positions. Our business administration program is truly singular and offers students a unique chance to learn how to integrate their faith into the workplace through Christian education.

This bachelor’s degree is part of LBC’s undergraduate Adult Education program, which is designed for busy people as they balance working full time, family responsibilities, serving in ministry and more. Each course is taught in an 8-week subterm that can be taken either online or hybrid format. Refer to the catalog link below for the engaging courses that are part of this bachelor’s degree program. Students can customize the sequence of their classes based on which courses are being offered and their prerequisites. This way, with the help of their LBC Student Success Coach, students can chart a class schedule that fits their stage in life. To be considered a “full-time student,” students must take four 3-credit courses in a semester (16-week term).

Course Length

8 weeks

When Can I Start?

As soon as you are ready! LBC has 6 enrollment points per year, meaning that you are only ever a few weeks away from the next course starting.

Can I Transfer Credits?

Yes! If you have completed courses in other regionally accredited colleges or in the military, you may be able to transfer in credits. Read our transfer policy.

Get Credit for Life Experience

You may be able to start our degree path at LBC | Capital with some college credits! Life experience credit is college credit a student can earn based on prior learning. Read more.

Would You Like More Information?

Reach out to request more information today, and one of our admissions counselors will connect with you soon to provide further details and answer your questions.

Program Plan for Bachelor's

Business Administration (120 Credits)

Biblical Studies 18 Credits

General Education* 36 Credits

Business Administration 42 Credits

Electives 24 Credits

*Students enrolled at the DC location must take a minimum of 40 credits of General Education courses.

View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and program details.

Schedule a Time to Chat

Want to learn more about this degree or the undergraduate adult education program? Consider scheduling an appointment to talk virtually or in person with an Admissions Counselor who will be glad to answer all your questions about earning an undergraduate degree.

Program Distinctives - What makes this program at LBC unique?
  • Fast & Flexible Schedule: The fast-paced schedule allows you to concentrate on one or two 8-week courses at a time.
  • Life Experience Credit: Earn college credits from our evaluation of your life experiences.
  • Earn Your Degree Your Way: Study completely online, only hybrid in-class or even do a combination of both!
  • Accredited: Earn your degree from an accredited Bible college in PA.
  • Experienced Faculty: Learn from our experienced faculty who have worked at and with world-leading companies, including ExxonMobil, Turkey Hill, Cargill and Armstrong World Industries.
  • Integrate your Christian faith and calling with your business skills and acumen.
Career Paths

The Business Administration bachelor’s degree prepares students for a wide range of technical and/or ministry contexts. Here is a sampling of careers and opportunities this degree affords:

  • Accountant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Agency Underwriter
  • Banker
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Risk Consultant
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Non-profit Management
  • Senior Management
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Business Management
Program Goals – In this program, students will…
  • Comprehension and Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in concepts, practices, and skills specific to the functional areas of business.
  • Competency and Critical Thinking: Use creative thinking to synthesize ideas and expertise, apply analytical and problem-solving skills, and take appropriate risks in developing innovative and practical approaches to various business challenges.
  • Communication: Demonstrate effective skills in written and oral communications. Communicate in writing to a targeted audience with clarity, appropriate tone, proper mechanics, and relevant content. Orally present with confidence, effective voice inflection, clarity, and appropriate visual aids.
  • Character: Respond appropriately when confronted with moral and ethical dilemmas through the integration of a biblical worldview in personal and professional situations.
How Do I Determine Which Courses to Take?

Each student’s path to degree completion is unique, depending on the courses you transfer into the program. The curriculum plan gives a broad picture of the required credits. If your transfer credits come from mostly one of those areas, you will need to take credits in the other areas. The remaining courses you need for graduation can best be determined after reviewing your transcripts. With flexible electives, Bible & Theology requirements and General Education requirements, most students are able to transfer to LBC the maximum number of credits.

Credits for Prior Learning. Students can earn up to 17 Life Experience Credits, through the Credits for Prior Learning evaluation process, which will often reduce the time to complete a degree. The Life Experience Credit evaluation process is done after a student begins a program.

Our Admissions Counselor are here to help guide you in planning your course of study.

Other Business Administration Programs Options

Associate Degree Program Plan
Credits
Biblical Studies 18
General Education 18
Business Administration 21
Electives 3
Total 60

View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and program details.

Associates is not available in Washington, D.C.

Minoring in the Program

Required Courses for a Minor in Business Administration (18 credits)

  • BUS 113 Foundations of Accounting (3)
  • BUS 201 Business Ethics (3)
  • BUS 204 Managerial Economics (3)
  • BUS ____ Business Elective* (3)
  • BUS ____ Business Elective* (3)
  • BUS ____ Business Elective* (3)

Location Options: Online, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.

View the Academic Catalog for details.

Looking for Ways to Finance Your Bachelor’s Degree?

LBC’s Financial Aid Office can help you navigate the process.