Business Administration Degree at Davenport University

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Business Administration Degree

The business administration program at Davenport University prepares students for careers in education, government, private business and retail. The program focuses on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Program courses include: management theory, humor resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer business administration degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Business Administration Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Davenport University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Post-Masters Certificate

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award1
Associate's Degree5
Bachelor's Degree175
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate1
Master's Degree245
Post-Masters Certificate8

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male194
Female241

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian5
Black60
Hispanic10
White270
Unknown58

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Business Administration program at Davenport University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Chief Executives

Description

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, chief executives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.2% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 1,590
    • Average Hourly Rate: $87.91
    • Average Annual Salary: $182,850

General and Operations Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, general and operations managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 5,910
    • Average Hourly Rate: $52.41
    • Average Annual Salary: $109,020

Sales Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, sales managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 1,370
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.56
    • Average Annual Salary: $101,000

Administrative Services Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, administrative services managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.5% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 560
    • Average Hourly Rate: $37.09
    • Average Annual Salary: $77,150

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Business Administration Programs in Michigan

Business Administration programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

ITT Technical Institute - Wyoming

Wyoming, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (A,B)
  • Project Management (A,B)

Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 76 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B)

Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B)

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 330 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (A,B,M)

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 99 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (A)

Kuyper College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Business Administration (B)

University of Phoenix - West Michigan Campus

Walker, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B)

Hope College

Holland, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 52 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B)

Montcalm Community College

Sidney, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (A)

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 250 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B,M)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (B,M)
  • Organizational and Nonprofit Management (B,M)
  • E-Commerce (B,M)

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