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Business Administration Degree at University of Kansas

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Business Administration Degree

The business administration program at University of Kansas 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 Kansas 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. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

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

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree60
    Master's Degree135

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male134
    Female61

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Asian17
    Black8
    Hispanic6
    White145
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Business Administration program at University of Kansas, 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
    • Lawrence, KS
      • Total Employment: 130
      • Average Hourly Rate: $72.54
      • Average Annual Salary: $150,880

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
    • Lawrence, KS
      • Total Employment: 510
      • Average Hourly Rate: $44.94
      • Average Annual Salary: $93,470

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
    • Lawrence, KS
      • Total Employment: 40
      • Average Hourly Rate: $38.33
      • Average Annual Salary: $79,730

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
    • Lawrence, KS
      • Total Employment: 70
      • Average Hourly Rate: $30.17
      • Average Annual Salary: $62,750

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 Kansas

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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Haskell Indian Nations University

Lawrence, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

35 students completed this program

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

Baldwin City, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

790 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A,B,M)
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Ottawa University - Online

Ottawa, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

27 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
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Ottawa University - Ottawa

Ottawa, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

18 students completed this program

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

Topeka, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

73 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
  • Organizational and Nonprofit Management (B,M)
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MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

86 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A,B,M)
  • Organizational Leadership (A,B,M)
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University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
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Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, KS
Type: Community College

37 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
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Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, KS
Type: Community College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
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Ottawa University - Kansas City

Overland Park, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

72 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)