Business Administration

Bachelor of Science

Business to the glory of God

The purpose of this program is to provide a Christ-centered quality business education, preparing pastors, missionaries, and business professionals for Kingdom work throughout the world.

Meet local business leaders

Dialogue with and learn from Christians in business.

Prepare for service around the world

Whether you serve in administration, cross-culturally, or in a traditional business, this degree has the training you need.

“ I enrolled in Boyce's Business Administration program because it equips students to serve Christ through excellence in the marketplace. Professors are available for students and because of that, I have been provided with many connections for internships, jobs, and other opportunities. ”

Christopher O'Rear — Louisville, KY

Course Information

Use the tabs below to explore the courses, outcomes, and further information on this program.

General Studies 36 Credits
BA251 Management and Org. Behavior 3
EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
HS 161 World History 3
HS 171 American History 3
HU 121 Great Books I 3
HU 122 Great Books II 3
MA 111 College Algebra 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 311 Introduction to Ethics 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3
SP 105 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Biblical and Theological Studies 33 Credits
BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
HS 201 Church History I 3
HS 202 Church History II 3
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III 3
TH 331 World Religions 3
Ministry Studies 6 Credits
MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3
Business Core Studies 39 Credits
BA 101 Introduction to Business 3
BA 211 Macroeconomics 3
BA 212 Microeconomics 3
BA 221 Financial Accounting 3
GS 221 Issues in Globalization 3
BA 226 Managerial Accounting 3
BA 241 Marketing 3
BA 261 Statistics 3
BA 310 Social Ventures & Global Studies 3
BA 361 Finance 3
BA 371 Business Law 3
BA 422 Entrepreneurship 3
BA 481 Strategic Management 3
Areas of Emphasis 15 Credits
choose one of the four areas of emphasis in the "Degree Emphases" tab at the top of this program page.
Total Credits 129 Credits
  • Prerequisite-- CP100. Students must register for this course during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online. There is no fee for this course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
  • Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate, conceptually and practically, a biblical worldview within the professional area of Business Administration.
  • Students will be able to explain the holistic concept of Business as Mission with respect to the fundamental concepts of business.
  • Students will recognize and recall key issues from accounting, economics, management, marketing, ethics, and finance, as well as international business issues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Graduates of Boyce's Business program will have a variety of career options available to them. Depending on what concentration you pursue, students could pursue careers in business as missions, marketing, finance and accounting, entrepreneurial start-ups, or within the non-profit sector of business.

Dr. David Bosch serves as the Program Coordinator for our business program.

You can learn more by viewing faculty profiles here.

As a prospective student, we have two next steps that we would love for you to consider taking. Follow the links below to take your next steps!

  • Visit Campus
  • Start your Application
  • Yes, our bachelors degree in Business Administration can be done completely online. We offer courses in 8 or 16 week online options over the course of the four years necessary to complete the program. Students may also complete this program over four years on-campus in Louisville. Click here to learn more about online learning.

    Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:

  • Pastoral Recommendation
  • Spiritual Autobiography
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official ACT, SAT, or CLT test scores
  • Application Fee

  • You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.

    Degree Emphases

    The Entrepreneurial Management emphasis will prepare students for management jobs in small and medium businesses as well as give students the tools to be a part of an entrepreneurial start-up venture.

    Entrepreneurial Management 15 Credits
    BA 341 Market Research & Cons. Beh. 3
    BA 322 Social Entrepreneurship 3
    BA 351 Operations & Project Mgt 3
    BA 362 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
    BA 489 Internship or Upper Level Elective 3

    The Non-Profit Management emphasis will prepare students for leadership roles in non-profits such as churches, relief and development organizations, social ventures, mission organizations and international NGO's.

    Non-Profit Management 15 Credits
    BA 321 Non-Profit Leadership & MGT 3
    GS 231 Transformational Dev't & Relief 3
    BA 351 Operations & Project Mgt 3
    BA XXX Pick 1 of these 3 courses: Non-Profit Accounting & Finance
    OR Intermediate Finance/FSA OR Social Entrepreneurship
    BA 489 Internship or Upper Level Elective 3

    The Financial and Accounting Management emphasis will prepare students for financial roles in both for-profit businesses as well as non-profit organizations. One path for students would be a Master's of Accountancy program and a CPA.

    Financial & Accounting Management 15 Credits
    BA 301 Intermediate Accounting 3
    BA 362 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
    BA XXX Pick 2 of these 4 courses: BA 302 Tax Accounting, BA 303 Non-Profit Accounting & Finance, BA 304 Financial Audit, BA 462 Intermediate Finance & Analysis 6
    BA 489 Internship or Upper Level Elective 3

    The Global Management emphasis gives students a semester long study abroad program where they are working and living overseas with a team that is operating a business or organization while doing cross-cultural ministry. Done only in conjunction with the Hands On Program of the IMB.

    Global Management 15 Credits
    GS 341 On-field Language & Culture I 3
    GS 342 On-field Language & Culture II 3
    GS 441 On-field Language & Culture III 3
    GS XXX Pick 1 of these 2 courses: BA 321 Non-Profit Leadership & Management OR BA 322 Social Entrepreneurship 3
    BA 489 Internship or Upper Level Elective 3
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