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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Business Administration for Professionals

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Shirl Henry
111 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-0327

Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, University Park, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton, York

Business Administration for Professionals (BA PRO)

The Business Administration for Professionals certificate is designed as step-up certificate. Having completed the certificate, the student has 15 credits towards the 2BACC or the BSB degree. The Business Essentials for Professionals and Business Administration for Professionals certificates offers the student a clear academic pathway to achieving 27 credits towards degree completion.

The successful completion of the Business Administration for Professionals certificate demonstrates the student’s foundational knowledge of business administration including knowledge of the legal and ethical environment in which businesses operate, an introduction to managerial accounting, writing skills, and descriptive statistics for analysis and decision making in business.

Admission Requirements:

Nondegree or degree status undergraduate students


B A 241 and B A 242 or B A 243
ENGL 015
STAT 200

Effective Semester: FALL 2012