What Types of Business Degree Programs Are Available?
Saint Leo University offers associate business degree programs along with bachelor’s and master’s programs. We also offer several minors in business in specialties such as accounting, computer programming, economics and more. Our associate degree business programs include a business administration degree, while our bachelor’s degree programs include management, marketing, sports business, communication management, accounting and much more. We also offer BA/MBA combined business degree programs in management and marketing.
Students can also choose from a wide range of engaging master’s programs at Saint Leo University. Our MBA offering includes specialties in cybersecurity management, data analytics, project management, social media marketing and supply chain global integration management. Our master’s in business administration degrees also include accounting, business management, healthcare management, marketing and others. Find the program you are most passionate about and take your career to the next level with a business degree from Saint Leo.
Online Business Degree Programs
We are proud to offer a robust selection of online business degree programs to help our students balance the requirements of work and home life with their studies. These online business programs include a number of minor degrees, as well as Associate of Arts degrees in Business Administration and Cybersecurity along with a long list of Bachelor of Arts programs focusing on accounting, logistics, management, marketing, human resources and project management. We also offer MBA programs online in accounting, cybersecurity management, data analytics, healthcare management and others.
Studying Business at Saint Leo University
We believe in creating ways to help fit your studies into the rigors of daily life. That is why we offer three different learning environments for our students to pursue their studies. In addition to our campus located in Saint Leo, Florida, as well as our online programs, students can also earn their business degree throughout our network of Education Centers. Those Education Centers are located in California, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Florida.
Donald R. Tapia College of Business
As the largest Catholic business college in the U.S., the Donald R. Tapia College of Business at Saint Leo University welcomes more than 8,000 business students enrolled through our online programs, Education Centers and Tampa area main campus. Our campus is proud to feature a state-of-the-art, LEED Gold-certified College of Business building which helps enhance our mission of providing a values-centered education that develops tomorrow’s business leaders.
Our business degree programs — accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) and Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) — are distinct in their student-centered teaching, future-paced research, entrepreneurial leadership, and close relationships with alumni and community leaders. For a list of accredited programs, click here. For the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Student Achievement Data, click here.
What Jobs Can You Get with a Business Degree?
According to U.S. News and World Report, the fastest-growing jobs in the business sector currently include accounting, financial management, medical and health services management, business operations management, market research analysts, management analysts, logistician compliance officers and more. By earning your business degree from Saint Leo University, you can start your journey towards a lucrative career in one of the many growing fields.
Is a Business Degree a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science?
A business degree is typically a BS (Bachelor of Science). The difference between a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree is that a BS is traditionally awarded in areas that focus on a professional field (i.e. business, engineering, computer science). Meanwhile, a BA is awarded for studies in the arts (i.e. music, history, art).
What are the Prerequisites for Enrolling in a Business Degree Program?
There is not a universal answer to this question that applies to all business degrees. But it’s an important area to research before deciding on which degree program you’d like to pursue. There will be certain courses offered during your first or second year that will set you up for success in a variety of studies. Make sure you review the syllabus to be aware of how each of the different business degree programs differs in terms of the course structure.