A Business Administration Degree in a High-Tech Global Marketplace
DeVry offers technology-based, career-oriented programs that prepare students for the
constantly changing demands of today's businesses and industries. Advanced computer
technology is driving employers to look for professionals who know how to apply
technology to business strategy, management and decision making. DeVry’s Business
Administration program provides students with the business principles and technical
skills as well as the general education they need to succeed.
This program emphasizes communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills,
essential to the effective application of basic business competencies. These
competencies are developed through
- Case studies
- Team projects
- Internet use and web-oriented projects
- Simulated exercises in computer applications and systems integration
Students may select from eight concentrations including
- Business Information Systems
- Health Services Management
- Human Resource Management
- Project Management
- Sales and Marketing
- Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Depending on the area of specialization, professionals in business administration may be responsible for the following:
- Organizational change projects
- Managing multi-channel customer information and relationships
- Customizing products and services
- Providing automated up-selling/cross-selling opportunities
- Financial consulting
- Internet planning and marketing
The Business Administration program is designed to produce graduates who are able to:
- Use critical thinking, and creative and logical analysis skills, strategies and techniques to solve complex business problems.
- Implement and apply current technical solutions to business activities, systems and processes.
- Apply theoretically based practical education to the work environment while becoming successful lifelong learners.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Provide leadership while functioning as team, group and organization members to accomplish goals.
- Understand the legal, ethical and human value implications of personal, social and business activities, as well as the significance of business trends to the larger society.