Business Administration

The business administration program introduces you to classes like accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, and marketing. With a foundation in these core areas of business, you will have the flexibility to branch off on your own or work with a large corporate entity.


Broad base that can be targeted to meet your career goals

Reinhardt's business administration concentration is a broad degree program designed for students aspiring for a career in business. Its selling point is in its flexibility: after completing the business core, which includes courses in accounting, economics, management, marketing and finance, you select another five business courses that will best prepare you for your intended career. You also select several general electives that can address your interests. You will build a portfolio of skills that may be used in any career path you choose.

Business Student Experience

Personalized Instruction

In Reinhardt’s Business Administration concentration, you’ll learn from faculty members with extensive experience in private and corporate sector. Classes are small, so you will get to know your classmates and faculty personally. You can also expect one-on-one help if you ever need it.

Student Experience

The McCamish School of Business endeavors to provide a comprehensive business education to students in a variety of business programs, in accordance with the established objectives of Reinhardt University. An appreciation of learning and of serving others is fostered in the McCamish School of Business, as students are prepared for a diverse world in which they may join large multinational corporations, manage and/or own a small business, or pursue graduate education. Emphasis is placed upon professional preparation, within the context of the liberal arts tradition of preparing the whole person for a diversity of roles in life.

Real-world experience

You will use computer programs that you'll face in the work world. You'll get a chance to put your new skills to test during an internship or in business-related clubs or other campus activities. Our faculty bring expertise and practical experiences from their years in the corporate world. And as a United Methodist-affiliated institution, your coursework will address ethics and morals.

Career Opportunities After Reinhardt

After graduation, a concentration in General Business can prepare you for many of the occupations found below:

Management occupations

  • Administrative services managers
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers
  • Computer and information systems managers
  • Construction managers
  • Education administrators
  • Engineering and natural sciences managers
  • Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural managers
  • Financial managers
  • Food service managers
  • Human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists
  • Industrial production managers
  • Lodging managers
  • Medical and health services managers
  • Property, real estate, and community association managers
  • Purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents
  • Top executives

Business and financial operations occupations

  • Accountants and auditors
  • Appraisers and assessors of real estate
  • Budget analysts
  • Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators
  • Cost estimators
  • Financial analysts and personal financial advisors
  • Insurance underwriters
  • Loan officers
  • Management analysts
  • Meeting and convention planners
  • Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents

For more information on occupational positions in specific fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

See degree requirements in the Academic Catalog.

As an business student in the McCamish School of Business & Sport Studies at Reinhardt, you will learn:

  • necessary business methodologies and procedures used in operating or working in a 21st century global economy
  • to extend skills like critical thinking, strategic planning, decision-making and creativity 
  • the basic principles of planning and overseeing the operations of a business 
  • to efficiently direct business and manage resources to reach defined objectives

Degrees Offered as:

B.S. in Business Administration
Associates in Business Administration - Online
B.B.A. in Business Administration - Online
Minor in Business Administration
Masters in Business Administration


Cody Baker '06

Cody Baker ’06 graduated with a Reinhardt degree in business administration 13 years ago. He then earned his helicopter pilot license and flies for Air Evac Lifeteam. In his daily work, Baker pilots a helicopter to provide access for people in need. His typical day can involve landing on an interstate, in someone’s backyard or at a hospital where his passenger can receive medical attention at the closest level one trauma center.