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Business Administration (BAPS) For Adult Students

Business Administration (BAPS)
For Adult Students
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Lead by connecting business ideas with action

The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies with a major in Business Administration (BAPS) program is designed for adult students who aim to advance to leadership or managerial positions in the workforce. Our business administration degree for adults offers a practical business curriculum that provides you with exposure to a variety of functional areas such as technology, project management, marketing and operations.

Based on transferable credit or credit earned through an assessment of your prior learning from personal and professional experience, you may be able to earn your BAPS degree in two years.

Our professors are leaders in their fields and are committed to teaching and mentoring adult students. With our dedicated adult student advisors, you’ll have the road map and resources you’ll need to succeed — during your studies and after graduation.

You may take courses online or at DePaul’s Loop Campus during the evenings, or a combination of both.



  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Data Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Advertising
  • Banking
  • Brand/product management
  • Business development and management
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Sales

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