Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for working adults


Milligan's business administration major for adults is an affordable degree that is recognized and respected in the business community. And we have a program to fit your schedule.

Designed for adults who have completed about two year's of college and at least two years of full-time work experience, Milligan's degree completion program in business administration can help put you on the fast track to owning your own business, oversee a department, move up the corporate ladder, or change your career path altogether. Whatever your goals, Milligan will help prepare you as a Christian leader in the workplace to change lives and shape culture.


The program is only 16 months of classtime. You take only one course at a time and each course lasts 5 weeks. You are in a cohort group with the same students who go through the whole program together, forming friendships and support groups that last a lifetime. This program is offered both on the Milligan campus near Johnson City and in Kingsport at the Center for Higher Education.

By scheduling classes only one night per week, our degree-completion program allows you to work toward your degree even if you're working full-time. Campus resources -- such as the bookstore, library, and computer resources -- are available in the evening. Also, parking is easier to find in the evenings.

We offer a free personalized transcript assessment to determine exactly what your degree plan will be and how long it will take you.


Milligan offers you a "support team" in the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies that is experienced and ready to help. We care about your success. We'll work with you from your first question to graduation. We'll help you develop a degree plan that makes the most of your time and money. We provide an orientation to our campus and to the program prior to your first class. We do our best to make your life easier.

You'll find our small classes (limited to 24) consist of students like you, with similar priorities - families, jobs, church and civic responsibilities, and a variety of other commitments. The support of your classmates will be invaluable. And your classes will be taught by Christian faculty who are known for their teaching skills, professional experience, academic credentials, and for their personal attention to students.


Milligan College has earned the respect of employers locally and throughout the U.S. Our graduates are leaders in many corporations and organizations. In Milligan's program, you'll learn from an experienced faculty, analyzing real life case studies and doing Internet research. You'll study a broad range of business topics that you can apply immediately. You'll be able to pull together all your previous college work so that at last your goal will be in sight. And we make it easy for you to get started!


The business administration major leading to the Bachelor of Science degree consists of 48 semester hours, which includes courses in leadership, economics, accounting for managerial decision making, business statistics, corporate finance, marketing, management, business law, international business, and business strategy. Click here to view course descriptions.

Completing the major takes approximately 16 months. Completion of the degree is dependent upon the outstanding degree requirements.

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