Business Administration

The Business Administration program is designed for students who want a broad-based business curriculum with a strong liberal arts foundation. Because of the multitude of courses offered here, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about a variety of industries -- including accounting, finance, economics, marketing and management.

As a Business Administration student, you are encouraged to select courses in areas of emphasis to build deeper expertise in areas that match your career goals. Planning on starting your own business? Consider taking multiple entrepreneurship courses. Thinking about attending law school? Select business and professional ethics courses. Uncertain about which area of business to concentrate in? Take a range of courses in multiple business fields.

DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago's financial and business community, giving you access to work with leading international business and consulting firms.


Sample Courses:

  • Business Organizations
  • Career Management Skills
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Entrepreneurship Strategy
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects in the Business Environment
  • Principles of Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Topics in Global Economies
Major Requirements Schedule of Classes Department Website

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Accounting advising services
  • Advertising
  • Banking
  • Brand/product management
  • Business development and management
  • Economic advising
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Statistical analysis and research


88 percent of 2015 Business Administration graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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