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Earn Your Bachelor of Business Administration 100% Online

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Elevate your career with our 100% online Bachelor of Business Administration program.

Shape your global business insight. Explore cultural diversity, labor laws, effective communication, strategic planning, and ethical acumen. Our program offers a holistic business perspective tailored for working adults.

Program benefits

Mount Mercy offers flexible online programs with 5- and 10-week courses and nine start dates.


Save money on commuting, housing, and other expenses. With no need to attend classes on campus, there are no “in-state” and “out-of-state” tuition fees. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Career Advancement

Our online undergraduate programs provide an opportunity for working professionals to pursue higher education while continuing to work. This can enhance your career prospects and open up new job opportunities.

Interactive Learning

Online courses utilize various multimedia resources—such as videos, simulations, quizzes, and discussion forums—to engage students and facilitate a dynamic learning experience.

Why Mount Mercy?

Mount Mercy University, located in beautiful Cedar Rapids, Iowa, offers students a fulfilling education, promising people of all backgrounds a solid preparation for a changing world. Since our founding, our academic coursework has focused on service, ethical leadership, and social responsibility. Our online programs open remote college courses taught by subject-matter experts to you—wherever you are.

MMU Plus

Want a head start on your master’s degree? Current MMU students can take up to four advanced courses in any of our graduate programs during their undergraduate studies, if eligible.

Get more from your college experience

It’s easy to see why so many students choose MMU Plus

  • Jump-start your master’s degree and take advantage of an up to $8,900 value
  • Fulfill electives in your bachelor’s program
  • Use your current financial aid toward graduate-level classes
  • Make connections for jobs and placements
  • Gain advanced skills

All at no extra cost!

Program requirements and course details
Bachelor of Business Administration

Gain a comprehensive global business outlook. Learn the analysis of cultural and environmental distinctions among nations. Explore labor laws, including equal employment opportunity regulations and their impact on the workforce. Enhance professional communication skills by delivering polished oral presentations with visual aids. Develop expertise in crafting comprehensive strategic plans by assessing a company’s financial health. Navigate complex business situations through ethical scenario responses. This program is designed with working adults in mind. It provides an extensive business framework that can be practically applied.

A Bachelor of Business Administration degree offers a solid basis to students who want to pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Marketing Manager
  • Loan Officer
  • Event Planner
  • Market Research Analyst

Bachelor of Business Administration degree requirements

  • 45 credit hours reflection and action core curriculum requirements
    58 credit hours degree program major requirements
    17 credit hours electives.

If you would like to receive a tentative evaluation of transfer credit, please contact online admissions at
319.449.1325 or

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
Degree Program Major Requirements
BA 203Principles of Law3
BA 270
or MA 135
Business Statistics
or Basic Statistics
BA 305Employment Law and Labor Relations3
BA 379Financial Management3
BA 436Business Strategy Seminar3
BC 265Principles of Accounting I*3
BC 266Principles of Accounting II*3
BK 208Principles of Marketing3
BN 204Principles of Management3
BN 304Human Resource Management3
BN 380Organizational Behavior3
BN 424
or GS 424
Management Internship
or Experiential Learning
EC 251Macroeconomics Principles3
EC 252Microeconomic Principles3
EN 123Professional Writing14
MA 130Finite Mathematics3
PL 269Introduction to Ethics3
Choose One of the Following:3
Any Marketing (BK) course with the course number 300 or higher
CO 260Intercultural Communication
Select two upper-level business electives6
Total Hours61

1 Cannot double count as an elective in the marketing major.
* BC 265 Principles of Accounting I and BC 266 Principles of Accounting II can be replaced by BC 202 Accounting: Information for Decisions

**To qualify, enroll in an eligible program and maintain enrollment past the add/drop period for your first online course

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