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Online Bachelor's in Business Administration Degree

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Your Path to a New Business Career Starts at AUM

100% Online Program

4 Years

120 Credit Hours

$368 per Credit (In-State)

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Develop a Diverse Skillset for Business Administration Roles

Ready to begin or advance your business career? With the online bachelor’s in Business Administration program from Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM), you can gain diverse skills to get on track for in-demand roles with employers in Alabama and beyond.

At AUM, you’ll learn from expert faculty members who apply real-world experience to provide a practical education. Get started now to earn your Business Administration degree entirely online, with the flexibility to succeed in class and your career.

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Major in General Business

AUM’s online bachelor’s in Business Administration program includes a General Business major, enabling you to develop competencies that align with multiple career paths. This major is a popular choice for aspiring professionals, as General Business was one of the top study areas for business degree programs in 2021.2

General Business Major

Choose eight General Business courses that align with your career goals, with options in accounting, marketing, management, and other focus areas.

Business Courses That Provide a Competitive Edge

15:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

120 Total Credit Hours

At AUM, you’ll learn from supportive faculty who bring real-world experience to each class. Capitalize on their expertise and guidance as you prepare to start or advance your career. The courses delve into financial accounting, marketing, operations management, and other business specialties. You can complete the bachelor’s in Business Administration program 100% online or gain hands-on experience by choosing a faculty-sponsored internship.

Online Course Highlights

  • Business Communication
  • Managing Organizational Behavior
  • Managing Systems, Technology, and Data
  • Principles of Financial Management
Curriculum Details

Applying to the Business Administration Program

Application Deadline 08/12/24 Fall 2024 Semester

Start Date 08/19/24 Fall 2024 Semester

AUM offers a simple admissions process for the online Business Administration bachelor’s degree program. You can apply anytime — and there is no application fee. We also offer generous transfer credit options, helping eligible students graduate in less time and with lower tuition costs.

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Degree and Minimum GPAHigh school diploma with a 2.3 GPA for first-year students or a 2.0 GPA for transfer students.
TranscriptsOfficial high school transcripts. If you have college experience, provide official transcripts from each school you have attended.
Transfer CreditsTransfer up to 75% of the credit-hour requirements from a four-year school or up to 50% from a two-year college. Request information to learn more.

AUM offers rolling admissions, so it’s always a great time to apply. If you have questions, request information to connect with our admissions team.

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Discover a Cost-Effective Business Administration Degree

AUM puts your goals within reach by offering affordable tuition for your bachelor’s degree program. In fact, we’re ranked among the Best Value Schools by U.S. News & World Report.3 Request information to connect with our admissions team — we can review the tuition costs and explore financial aid options for pursuing your bachelor’s in Business Administration online.

Cost per Credit Hour$368 for Alabama residents and $389 for non-residents
Total Number of Credit Hours120
Total Estimated Cost, Minus Fees$44,160 – $46,680
Additional Fees
  • Technology fee: $10/credit hour
  • Online fee: $40/credit hour
  • Administrative service fee: $35/semester
Other Costs to Budget ForYou may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and fees. Take these into consideration as you budget for your bachelor’s degree.

Military Benefits

Auburn University at Montgomery is proud to support the educational goals of military veterans, active-duty service members, reservists, guardsmen, and their families. We participate in the Yellow Ribbon program, and Military Friendly® ranked us among the Top 10 schools for 2023-2024. Moreover, our Veteran and Military Resource Center offers an array of resources for fostering a smooth admissions process and online student experience.

Financial Aid Opportunities

At AUM, we strive to make your online degree program as affordable as possible, with cost-effective tuition for in-state and out-of-state students. We encourage you to complete your FAFSA® form to determine your financial aid eligibility — the school code for Auburn University at Montgomery is 008310.

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A Degree That Shows Employers You Mean Business

Earning a BBA degree online is a sound decision for your career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, business and finance positions average 51% higher pay than other occupations in Alabama.4 After completing AUM’s online bachelor’s in Business Administration, jobs you can pursue include social media manager, sales manager, and the options featured below. Plus, access online resources from our Career Development Center to prepare to hit the ground running after finishing your degree program.

Average Salaries for Business Careers in Alabama

Human Resources Manager $109,680 per year4

Public Relations Manager $94,420 per year4

Program Outcomes

Pursue your bachelor’s degree in Business Administration online with AUM to gain an array of skills that position you for success in numerous business specialties. You can also establish a foundation for continuing your education in an online MBA program.

What You’ll Learn

Meet Our Faculty

At AUM, you’ll feel supported by expert faculty members who bring valuable teaching and professional backgrounds to each online class. Our online instructors have completed extensive training in designing and teaching online courses, further elevating your experience as an online student.

Foster Roberts

Dr. Foster Roberts

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Foster Roberts

Dr. Foster Roberts is an associate professor of management at Auburn University at Montgomery. Prior to joining this university, he was an assistant professor at Southeast Missouri State University. He has a PhD in Management from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from AUM. Dr. Roberts is experienced in teaching in the areas of strategic analysis, business strategy, business ethics, small business management, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior.

Dr. Roberts’ research interests include social innovation, leadership, team dynamics, and management history. He has published in high-quality outlets such as the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Management Decision, Business Horizons, and Journal of Management Education. In addition, he has presented research at the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and North American Management Society.

Dr. Roberts is an active member of the academic community. He serves as the Program Chair for the North American Management Society, a division of MBAA International. He also served on the executive committee of the Management History division of the Academy of Management from 2013 to 2020 as a Junior Faculty Representative.

A Quality Experience for Online Learners

Earn your degree online from Auburn University at Montgomery to experience a quality education with the flexibility to succeed in class and your career. You can complete your coursework using your laptop or mobile device with opportunities to study when and where it’s convenient.

  • Academic support: Access online advising and tutoring
  • Career services: Prepare to succeed after graduation
  • Help desk: Get technical assistance for your program
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  1. U.S. News & World Report. “Auburn University–Montgomery.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook. “Field of degree: Business.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  3. U.S. News & World Report. “Auburn University at Montgomery Rankings.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from
  4. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. “May 2022 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Alabama.” Retrieved January 31, 2024, from