Associate in Applied Science
Business Administration

An associate degree in business administration will provide you with a solid business education in accounting, management, and marketing opens the door to a wide variety of careers in today's business environment. Using this foundation, the aspiring manager or entrepreneur will be equipped with the skills to generate business solutions.


You'll master all key components and aspects of the modern business world both inside and outside the classroom by supplementing your studies with applied experience through group projects and internships. Pursue a Bachelor's Degree to target and further develop your managerial skills in areas such as business administration, accounting, management, retail, and marketing.

Please view the Business Administration course list for details on the curriculum.

Prepare to identify managerial problems and develop feasible solutions.

  • Gain the skills necessary to analyze an organization from a strategic perspective.
  • Evaluate both internal and external environments using various methods, formulate alternatives, and choose a course of action.
  • Create business plans that capitalize on market opportunities.
  • Learn about different components of business functional areas, such as management, marketing, accounting, and the business legal environment.
Career Opportunities
  • Financial Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • International Business Manager
  • Law Clerk Assistant
  • Comptroller
  • Loan Administrator
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Personal Banker
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Assistant Administrator
  • Executive Assistant


Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.