Why Business Administration?
- 1Business is a broad field. As a result, a degree in Business Administration will give you a wide array of career options.
- 2According to the United States Department of Labor, “Data shows that after a year in the workforce, Business majors earn about 16% more than the average salary for all majors.”
- 3According to The Princeton Review, “A major in Business Administration will provide you with goal-focused training,” a necessity in every field of work.
Why Study Business Administration at Saint Joseph's College?
The Department of Business Administration prides itself on its flexibility and ability to meet the needs of students. Business Administration majors can concentrate in:
SJC offers Business Administration majors multiple opportunities for hands-on experience. During their junior or senior year, Business Administration students are required to pass through BUS 351: The Crucible, where students' developing business skills are tested by competing in a sophisticated competition with classmates. SJC’s location is also advantageous for Business Administration students. Located only 45 minutes away from Merrillville and Lafayette and 90 minutes from both Chicago and Indianapolis, internship opportunities are readily available. SJC also hosts networking events in Chicago and Indianapolis regularly, as well as alumni networks around the globe. Students have recently held internships with:
- DelPrincipe & Allie, CPA
- Blackburn and Green Law
- The Farmer's Exchange
- Daytona Tortugas Baseball
Dedication to Excellence
SJC’s Business Administration major is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), an achievement of which only 25% of business departments in the US can boast.
Faculty and Class Size
The Business Administration faculty at SJC consists of business professionals who have graduate degrees in their fields of expertise and extensive practical experience. Business Administration faculty members are fully engaged in their students' academic careers. They often help students research internships opportunities, organize mock interviews with business professionals, and evaluate students’ resumes. Class sizes range between 15 and 25 students.