Business Administration at SIUE
At SIUE, the business administration program provides a broad education in the functional areas of modern business, the behavior of organizations, and decision-making processes as well as analytical methods for solving basic problems affecting commerce and business practices. Our students find that the combination of knowledge acquisition and skill development is appealing and rewarding. Students in the School of Business will also learn about the ethical and global issues facing today’s businesses, while refining their communication skills and abilities. They will also learn to make leadership decisions based on quantitative data using analytical tools.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Management Information Systems
Students not choosing one of the above specializations will take four (4) additional business electives which are complementary to their interests and career aspirations.
Graduates of the business administration program are well prepared to become business professionals who understand the environment in which business operates, and can analyze how business operations are impacted by economic, social, political and legal environments. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in administration or management of business firms, in banking and insurance, and in federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as a variety of other settings where knowledge of business functions and practices is required. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career outlook for graduates with a degree in business administration is positive and growth is projected to be 12 percent or higher, depending on the chosen career.