The marketing concentration prepares students for a number of careers involving the selling of products and services, including sales manager, business-to-business marketer, market researcher, importer/exporter, or nonprofit development director.
The international business concentration prepares students for a career in an increasingly global and multicultural economic environment. This concentration is for those students who wish to combine coursework in business and intercultural studies; pursue a career in “business as mission”; work in a foreign country; or work in an ethnically diverse U.S. workplace.
The marketing management concentration provides students with the fundamental knowledge of marketing and management to prepare them for various careers such as marketing manager, director of brand management, integrated marketing strategist or social evangelist.
The management concentration prepares students for jobs in business management in both the public and private sector, including entrepreneur, business manager, operations, human resources management and nonprofit organization administrator.
Admission into Biola University does not guarantee admission to the business administration major in the Crowell School of Business, nor permission to enroll in upper-division business administration courses (Intermediate Accounting excepted). Students typically apply to CSB during their fourth semester, at which time the following requirements must be met in order to be considered for the program:
Transfer students can consult the Transfer Information in the menu for a listing of select colleges to see which business courses will transfer into Biola.
Business is one of the most impactful career choices available for lives of service today. As a business administration major — the most popular program at Biola — you’ll learn to bring leadership, insight and strategic thinking to any workplace. Whether in a public or private company, known brand or entrepreneurial startup, your experience in Biola’s Crowell School of Business will be valuable for a lifetime of impact.
In addition to its strong curriculum, expert faculty members and biblical integration, Biola’s business administration program offers several key advantages:
The business administration program provides a comprehensive liberal arts background from a biblical perspective and is structured to give you a broad understanding of the social and economic environment in which Christian business people function. Career-relevant topics you will learn about include:
As a highly skilled and technically competent business professional, you will be prepared to impact the world for Jesus Christ in fields such as law, accounting, international business, finance and marketing. Career options include professions such as:
Many Crowell School of Business students pursue graduate studies while others have moved directly into professional roles at major corporations. Highlights include:
Biola's business program doesn't just prepare me for my career; it prepares me for my future.”