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Why Business Administration?

In today’s society, businesses are seeking employees who have a variety of skills.  The Business Administration Associate’s program provides students the opportunity to learn these core business skills including accounting, marketing, finance, economics, human resources, and leadership/management. While most people can’t be experts in all these areas, a general background gives our students a solid foundation on which to build. Students can then apply these general skills and degree in the industry of his/her choice.  This program also allows students to be prepared to gain additional skills once they begin their career.

Program Goals

Upon completion of the program, it is expected that students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the common professional components of the business environment.
  • Analyze ethical behaviors in the business environment.
  • Recognize and apply clear oral, written, and electronic communication when making professional business decisions.
  • Recognize effective methods of interaction with teams as both leader and member.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to solve business problems.


Northwestern College is relaunching the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with new healthcare management concentration.  This is a fully online program that prepares students for the challenges of today's organizations as well as the business world of tomorrow. 

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An associate degree enables you to enter the workforce faster since they are completed in less time. With an associate’s degree in business, you can qualify for any number of office and administrative positions. The Northwestern College Business Administration program is offered fully online


Online Classes

Benefit from the online classes and individualized attention that an NC education provides.


120 Years’ Experience

We have been part of the Chicagoland area for well over a century, helping students just like you to succeed.


Programs in Fast-Growing Careers

We design our certificate and degree programs to get you out of the classroom and into the workplace quickly.


Accredited Education

NC is regularly accredited and holds various programmatic accreditations. 

Further Your Education at Northwestern College

Enjoy the advantages of receiving a degree or certification from the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re interested in learning on-campus or online, our admissions team can help you through the enrollment process. To learn more about these and other healthcare programs offered by Northwestern College.

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