SUNY Empire Launches Bachelor of Business Administration – Saratogian


SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – The SUNY Empire State College School of Business has been approved by the New York State Department of Education to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. The program will launch in the Fall 2022 term, with the option for students to enroll entirely online.

The BBA is a comprehensive business degree designed to serve adult learners working in business-related fields who wish to advance their careers by pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree or preparing for an MBA. Students emerge from the program with a solid business foundation, enabling them to succeed in a rapidly changing world. The BBA program will require fewer liberal arts credits, making the new degree program an attractive option for students who want to build a solid foundation of knowledge in all facets of business and community college graduates with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

SUNY Empire State College Officer-in-Charge Nathan Gonyea, Ph.D. said, “The launch of our new BBA degree program reflects SUNY Empire’s ongoing commitment to helping students achieve their academic dreams and career ambitions, while meeting the employment needs of the economy. The BBA will adapt to the busy lives of adult learners and allow them to redirect their careers in exciting new directions.

Dean of the SUNY Empire State College School of Business, Julie Gedro, MBA, Ed.D., said, “The timing is perfect for SUNY Empire State School of Business to offer a business degree program that contains all the areas that enable learners to succeed. business careers, with a transfer-friendly design. Whether a student has an Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science, or a college-equivalent treasure trove of knowledge that we can help translate and recognize as applied credit to the degree, our BBA provides them with an excellent degree for succeed in business. ”

“The BBA will enable working adults to make positive career changes with a flexible, quality business education,” said SUNY Empire State College Department of Business, International Business and Marketing Chairman Dongho Kim. , Ph.D.

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