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Business Administration (BS)

Prepare to enter the global marketplace with the business experience and know-how needed to successfully lead teams, drive change, and contribute to organizational success—all from a biblically integrated worldview.

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Why a Business Administration (BS) Degree?

Business principles apply to all areas of the world and are necessary for growth. Providing a well-rounded education of the business world, the business administration program prepares students for careers in a variety of settings. Students who pursue business are driven individuals who enjoy competition, excitement, challenges, and creative innovation. Whether you prefer big business, small business, or social entrepreneurship, the business administration degree stretches your limits to prepare you for this ever-changing marketplace. By the time you graduate, you’ll have hundreds of hours of industry experience to bolster your resume and prepare you to confidently climb the ladder in your career of choice.

Business Administration (BS) at Cairn

Biblical Integration

Integrate your faith into business practice at a University that values truth and integrity.

Academic Opportunity

Join Enactus, the University's nationally recognized entrepreneurship organization, and utilize Cairn’s business connections to enter world-class internships while you study.

Personalized Education

Earn a BS in Business Administration & MBA in as few as five years, or Earn a BS in Bible in addition to a BS in Business Administration by completing 30 additional credits.

Experienced Faculty

Be mentored by professors who have successful, global experience in business.

Career Preparation

Graduate from a program full of successful & driven alumni. 95% of our students are employed within three months of graduation.

Honors Program

Join the Honors Program and dive deeper into a personal academic interest.

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Get an inside look at our Business Administration Program

There are over 70 unique programs at Cairn to choose from! Not sure if this is the best program for you? Here are some more details to help you decide.

  • Required Credits: 131
    • Curriculum Highlights:
      • BUS 221 Data Analysis
      • ACC 303 Business Law 
      • BUS 315 Business Economics
      • BUS 301 Principles of Management and Leadership
      • BUS 311 International Business 
      • BUS 491 Business Policy and Strategy 
      • BUS 499 Internship
  • Operations Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • City Management
  • Public Relations
  • Communication
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An Affordable Education

While the cost of a Cairn University education is competitive with similar institutions, we realize you may need financial assistance to take this journey.  You are not alone. 97% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance. 

Meet Our Faculty

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Deb Rice

Assistant Professor, School of Business

Deb has an extensive professional background in human resource management, strategic planning, operations management, consulting, and leadership coaching. She has served in a variety of profit and non-profit organizations for over 25 years, including manufacturing, media, faith-based, academia, retail, and agriculture. As a professor, she invests in students to help them gain professional competency, learn to lead effectively, and develop in their Christian faith. Deb is married to Jim and is grateful to be a mom to four grown sons, a mother-in-law, and a grandma.

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Joseph Miller

Professor, School of Business

Joe Miller is a licensed attorney and seasoned entrepreneur. Prior to coming to Cairn, his law practice served businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and the general public. Additionally, he’s worn hats as a town supervisor, board director, and certified attorney for children. He’s enthusiastic about helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into opportunities. Together with his wife Stephanie he has 4 future Highlanders currently aged 12 and under.

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What Our Students Have To Say

"The Business Administration program has been great because our professors have decades of professional experience. I am grateful for them and their investment in us as students and people.”

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