Business Administration (BBA)

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Why Business Administration?

Earning your Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) prepares you for a future in business leadership, while being flexible enough to offer transferable skills to nearly every career path. Throughout the Business Administration major, you will learn the principles and practices of successful organizations through coursework that integrates finance, accounting and marketing. This foundational knowledge provides you with the crucial expertise to excel in the fast-moving business world from start-up entrepreneurship to more traditional roles.

Why earn your BBA degree in Business Administration at Iona?

At Iona University, our BBA degree with a major in Business Administration examines the overarching aspects of enterprise and commerce so you gain the solid business education needed to succeed in the leadership of a modern organization. Our faculty are among the best in the business and include practicing consultants with Fortune 500 and multinational companies alongside well-published researchers. In addition, Iona’s business alumni offer their wisdom as mentors and as adjunct faculty sharing their current career experience in the classroom.

Throughout your Business Administration major, you will be immersed in experiential learning opportunities. Iona University’s location 20 miles north from Midtown Manhattan positions our Business Administration students for exciting internship and networking opportunities. Additionally, our Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation offers the opportunity to explore the integration of business, design and technology. Your BBA degree will prepare you well for the challenges and rewards of a career in business.

What You'll Learn

Our Bachelor of Business Administration degree trains you to deal with managerial and decision-making concerns and introduces you to the international aspects of business. You will study all facets of business, including corporate finance, macroeconomics, market research and organizational behavior.

You will have many opportunities to hone your skills outside the classroom with sought-after internships, student competitions and service-learning courses. In addition, our BBA degree provides consulting opportunities to assist local organizations with strategies and solutions to real-life business problems. At Iona, your experiential education equips you for a successful career in the complex world of business.

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Matthew Bosse

GLO-BUS was a great experience as a business major. It requires you to sit down and analyze your company’s situation each week and make adjustments accordingly. The decisions we had to make will certainly help me in the business world.

Matthew Bosse '19, Business Administration concentration

Careers & Outcomes

Structured to provide numerous career-building skills, earning your Bachelor of Business Administration degree serves you throughout your career in leadership roles. After completing your BBA degree, you’ll also be ready to put your skills to the test to contribute to the operation of a business or even start your own enterprise.

Job Titles

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Facilities Analyst
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Office Manager
  • Sales Manager


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BBA Degree Program Highlights

State-of-the-Art Facilities

You will be taking classes in our new state-of-the-art, eco-friendly LaPenta School of Business—a hub of creativity, collaboration and possibility. Combined with our small class sizes, this space lends itself to community-building with your professors, peers and Iona alumni. An expanded LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor features Bloomberg Terminals and a live, wrap-around stock ticker which keeps the pulse of business right at your fingertips!

Successful Graduates

Over the last 5 years, 90% of our Business students found immediate employment after graduation or continued on to graduate school.

Accredited Programs

Our business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) -- a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

Learn more about Iona’s BBA Degree in Business Administration!

Iona University’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree offers a broad business education that provides the comprehensive overview you need for a successful career. Learn more about majoring in Business Administration at Iona or apply now.

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