MBA Students at Norwich University

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Create Management Solutions for the Modern World 

You know that effective management is the foundation of any organization, and you are ready for the next challenge to explore your potential. Norwich University’s online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration faculty will provide the education, tools and motivation to strengthen your personal and professional leadership qualities. Build knowledge in essential topics as you delve into courses focusing on key business administration functions and their relationship to each other while cultivating your communications, management, and critical thinking skills.  

Expect a uniquely Norwich learning environment. Your small, intimate class will be filled with students with different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. You will learn and collaborate side-by-side with others in your sector as well as across private, public, and government sectors and the military.

You might be facing the challenges of working and leading in high-level management positions right now. Your degree from Norwich will ensure that you turn challenges into opportunities and opportunities into innovative solutions. Gain the leadership abilities to inspire your team to efficiently and effectively execute your strategies.  

You, at Norwich

Our approach to integrated curricula allows you to take courses in a wide range of subjects, as well as the opportunity to explore a specific topic of study in depth.

Transfer up to 90 semester credits and complete your degree in fewer than two years.

Several start dates per year offer you the ability to enroll when it fits your schedule.

Relevant electives, including Strategic Communications or Business and Professional Writing.

Accreditation & Recognition

NECHE Accredited

 Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Next Bachelor's Session Start Dates: 

SUMMER B: June 24, 2024

FALL A: August 26, 2024

FALL B: October 21, 2024

Program & Details

At a Glance

  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Multiple start dates per year



Contact Admissions

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT    
Extended hours available by appointment

Call: 1-866-684-7237

Transfer Credits

You may receive the equivalent of up to 90 semester credits for training and prior learning that meet specific course requirements in the program.
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International Admissions

Norwich University welcomes students from all countries who want to study through our online programs. You must complete all steps in the admissions process.
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Norwich Alumni Benefits

Reconnect with Norwich to complete your master's degree. As a part of our alumni community, you are eligible for a $2,500 scholarship and other benefits.
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Non-Discrimination Statement

Norwich University, in compliance with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, or physical handicap in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Meet one of the following criteria:
    • Prior college courses, completed with a grade of C or better, from regionally or nationally accredited institutions of higher learning, or the equivalent from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a NACES approved agency.
    • ACE-reviewed military or professional training for which college credits are recommended.*
    • Other military or professional training reviewed by Norwich University for which college credit has been assessed, or is stipulated in a MOU.
    • Credit recommended based on scores on standardized tests such as CLEP.
    • High school diploma or equivalent GED.
  • If English is not your first language, proof of English language proficiency is required. This can be demonstrated in one of three ways:
    • TOEFL - a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (Internet-based test) on the TOEFL is required unless otherwise noted in specific articulation agreements.**
    • IELTS – a minimum composite score of 6.5 is required.**
    • Successful completion of an associate’s degree from an accredited U.S. higher education institution.

*Prospective students who have completed military or professional training that has not been ACE reviewed may petition to Chair of Continuing Studies to have their training reviewed and assessed for transfer credit.

Please Note: All eligibility requirements are expected to be met unless noted in specific articulation agreements or memoranda of understanding (MOUs).


  • If you are a residential undergraduate student at Norwich University, you may enroll in CGCS courses only with written permission of the Dean of the College of Graduate of Continuing Studies, your undergraduate advisor, and your major undergraduate department chair and/or dean via the petition to enroll at CGCS form on the registrar's webpage.

Admissions Process

To apply, you must submit the following no less than four weeks prior to your desired start date:

  • Application form
  • Resume is required if applying for transfer credit.
  • Official military training transcripts (Joint Services Transcript/CCAF), sent to the address below.
  • Official transcripts of all courses taken at regionally accredited colleges, sent to the address below.
  • If entering with no military or college credit, applicants must show proof of high school completion via diploma or GED.

Transcript Links

Mail transcripts to:
Norwich University
College of Graduate and Continuing Studies
P.O. Box 367
Northfield, VT 05663

For electronic delivery, we accept transcripts delivered from Parchment, National Clearing House, and other services if sent to via password protection.

To contact an admissions advisor:

Call: 1-866-684-7237

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is a degree program intended to create a solid academic foundation in general management principles and practices. The program culminates in a capstone course, wherein students solidify their understanding of business administration functions by developing a business plan—and with various concentrations to choose from, you can tailor your degree to meet your career and professional goals. For a Norwich bachelor's degree, you must earn at least 120 semester credits, including transfer credits.

Concentrations available:

  • General
  • Accounting
  • Financial Services Management
  • Marketing
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Leadership Studies
  • Supply Chain Management

To view additional program details for programs such as course offerings, requirements, and curriculum maps for the Business Administration course offerings and a curriculum map, visit the Norwich University Course Catalog using these links.


Norwich University Online's Bachelor's programs are an investment in your future that we can help you manage from a financial perspective. There are many ways to get financial assistance and many strategies that can help you achieve your goals. Whatever your individual situation, we can guide you through the financial planning process.

Tuition at a Glance
Credit Hours: 30-120
Credits per Term: 3-12
Cost Per Credit Hour: $375
Additional fees & discounts may apply.

Financial Aid Resources
Paying for your Education

Quick Info



Courses completed entirely online



Transfer up to 90 credits



Average time to program completion

Faculty & Staff

Join professionals from around the globe and learn from experienced faculty as you complete your degree and open up new professional and personal possibilities for yourself.

Careers & Outcomes

Leaders Wanted

Keen management is an essential component of any organization, and the skills therein are applicable across most—if not all—industries. As such, skilled managers continue to be in high demand; the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of management jobs will increase by eight percent by 2026. This projected growth presents a tremendous opportunity for working adults who wish to move into management positions, and Norwich University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online program can help you develop the skills necessary to take your career to the next level.

Career Outcomes

Norwich’s online business administration degree is specifically targeted towards individuals who possess considerable professional experience but may need a bachelor’s degree in order to become eligible for mid- to high-level management positions. Our graduates have the opportunity to finish the program with a wealth of relevant skills and knowledge, and can confidently pursue a number of career options—from receiving an internal promotion, to ensuring a smooth military-to-civilian transition, to preparing to earn a master’s degree.

Examples of Career Paths

  • Business Analyst
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing Manager
  • Military Officer
  • Public Administrator
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Data Analytics
  • Compensation and Benefits Specialist
  • General Operations Manager

Types of Employers

  • Local, State and Federal Agencies
  • U.S. Military
  • Technology Firms
  • Private-Sector Organizations
  • Financial Institutions
  • Retail & Wholesaling
  • Entrepreneurial Business & Startups
  • Colleges & Universities