Central Penn College - Business Administration Bachelor's Degree Program

Central Penn College


Bachelor's Degree

Business Administration

Do you have what it takes to be the next big business leader? A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Central Penn College can give you the skills you need to succeed in today’s workplace. Our comprehensive educational program will help you learn management theories, business concepts, human resources and ethics for careers in both the public and private sectors.

In addition to our core curriculum, you have the opportunity to choose a concentration that matches your educational and professional goals.

  • The Banking & Financial Services concentration will prepare you with a thorough understanding of banking definitions, concepts, relationships and strategies.
  • Central Penn’s Finance concentration specializes in preparing students to tackle the challenging world of business finances by providing an understanding of financial definitions, concepts, relationship and strategies.
  • A concentration in Healthcare Administration will provide you with the understanding of the role of public policies and politics in the healthcare industry, the various component sectors, and the planning methods used within the healthcare field.
  • Want to tackle the expanding career field of human resources? Central Penn’s Human Resource Management concentration will prepare you with an understanding of the complex roles and practices of a human resource professional.
  • Our Management concentration will help prepare you for a successful career by ensuring you have a comprehensive understanding of management theories, business relationships, concepts and functional skills.
  • Looking for a career in marketing? Central Penn’s Marketing concentration is designed to provide you with the understanding of the application of marketing concepts to business models, development of marketing strategies, and effective use of an advertising campaign.

As you advance through the Business Administration curriculum, you become immersed in the business world. Our real-world education and professional atmosphere help to give you the leg up you need to become a successful business leader.

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Internship/Capstone Course

As a career-oriented college, and in addition to our hands-on curriculum, Central Penn requires all students to complete an internship or capstone course. This opportunity allows students to participate and experience their future careers in the real world. Internships are 180 hours in length and include a research project tailored to the individual's career path. 

Continuing education and online students may complete a capstone course in place of the traditional internship. This can be done at both the associate and bachelor’s degree level. This course requires an extensive research project and paper related to the student’s chosen career path.

Middle States Accreditation

Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267.284.5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (www.MSCHE.org) is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Approved by: the Secretary of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to award the Master’s of Professional Studies degree, the Bachelor's of Science degree, the Associate’s in Science degree, and the Associate in Applied Science degree.

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American Bankers Association coursework evaluated by the American Council on Education and offered through the PA Bankers Association are accepted in transfer to the Banking & Financial Services concentration - up to 77 credits.