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Business Administration Degree at Austin Peay State University (APSU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 003478
  • Phone: (931) 221-7011

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Business Administration Degree

The business administration program at Austin Peay State 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 Tennessee 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. APSU has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Associate's Degree21
    Master's Degree51

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male29
    Female43

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian1
    Black20
    Hispanic1
    White42
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Business Administration program at Austin Peay State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 230
      • Average Hourly Rate: $80.50
      • Average Annual Salary: $167,440

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
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 910
      • Average Hourly Rate: $37.50
      • Average Annual Salary: $77,990

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
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 170
      • Average Hourly Rate: $40.04
      • Average Annual Salary: $83,280

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
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 90
      • Average Hourly Rate: $32.63
      • Average Annual Salary: $67,880

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 Tennessee

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

120 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
  • Office Management (B,M)
  • Organizational and Nonprofit Management (B,M)
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Nashville State Technical Community College

Nashville, TN
Type: Community College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (A)
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Aquinas College

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

53 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A,B)
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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

190 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (M,D)
  • Operations Management (M,D)
Belmont University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

130 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
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Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

41 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
  • Organizational and Nonprofit Management (B,M)
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Volunteer State Community College

Gallatin, TN
Type: Community College

82 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (A)
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Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

190 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
  • Organizational and Nonprofit Management (B,M)
  • E-Commerce (B,M)
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Columbia State Community College

Columbia, TN
Type: Community College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (C,A)
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Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B)
  • Organizational Leadership (B)