Why choose Business Administration?

The challenges and complexities of today's world will demand you to be at your best. The Business Administration curriculum is taught by experienced academic professors and professionals who leverage real-world experiences that will equip you with the confidence to succeed in the professional world. You'll complete team projects, go on field trips to manufacturing operations, listen to guest speakers, and have opportunities to work side by side with business leaders.

What Business Administration Will Teach You

Elmira College’s Business Administration program will teach you to think strategically, analyze data, communicate effectively, and think globally and multi-culturally. There is an emphasis on business ethics and the importance of ethics to long-term success. And your education won’t just take place in the classroom: with our emphasis on experiential learning, you will gain real-world experience through field trips, site visits, and on-site consulting projects.

Where Business Administration Can Take You

A degree in a Business Administration concentration is your ticket to a wide range of careers in leadership, management, business operations, and the rapidly growing non-profit sector. It allows you to leverage skills ranging from accounting and business analysis to marketing and new product development, for global employers in industry, finance, human resources, management, marketing, supply chain management, fashion merchandising, media and entertainment, government, and more.

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Major & Minor Requirements

Major & Minor Requirements

In addition to completing the Business Administration Major core courses, students must choose at least one concentration and complete 15.0 credits of electives at the 3000 level or higher.

Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Business School

Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Business School

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Fashion Marketing Concentration

Fashion Marketing Concentration

What can you do with a minor or concentration in fashion marketing? If you're into marketing campaigns, thinking about demographics, how to position a product and you love fashion, then this is an ideal course of study for you.

Fashion Merchandising Concentration

Fashion Merchandising Concentration

If you’re into business and love fashion, Fashion Merchandising is an ideal course of study for you. Fashion Merchandising is about learning to analyze market trends and getting to know consumer behaviors to make wise purchasing decisions. You’ll get to know how to get the right items to the right people at the right price.

IT Management Concentration

IT Management Concentration

In the Information Technology concentration, you'll learn the terminology, tasks, and standards of practice necessary to use technology as a tool to help solve business challenges.

Marketing Concentration

Marketing Concentration

The Marketing Concentration is a great option for students who want a deeper background in the field of marketing.

Management Concentration

Management Concentration

Choosing the Management concentration within Business Administration enables students to begin careers in many exciting aspects of business.

Healthcare Management Concentration

Healthcare Management Concentration

The Healthcare Management program is grounded in the theory and practical application of healthcare management concepts. The focus is on the administrative, management, ethical, and legal issues specific to Healthcare Management.

Sports Management Concentration

Sports Management Concentration

This program will pair your interest in management with a passion for sports. It will help prepare you for the many career paths available that support a growing multi-billion dollar and global industry.

General Concentration

General Concentration

The General Business Concentration is a good option for students who want to further explore several areas in and related to Business.

Careers

Careers

A degree in a Business Administration concentration is your ticket to a wide range of careers in leadership, management, business operations, and the rapidly growing non-profit sector.

Internships & Opportunities

Internships & Opportunities

Business Administration students complete internships/field experience with organizations in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, with organizations including start-ups, small businesses and large corporations.

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty provides hands-on learning experiences to help propel students into a variety of professions.

Contact

Contact

Do you have questions about the Business Administration program? Please contact us.

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