Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Small Business Management
Walden University

Program Details

Prepare to launch a new business or successfully grow an existing one with the Small Business Management concentration of Walden University’s online Business Administration degree. This degree includes a well rounded foundation in general Business Administration topics as well as a focus on issues specific to Small Business Management.

Courses include examples of real-world successes and failures to help students learn about the importance of customer relations and strategic marketing. Students will analyze actual business plans and case studies of franchises, startups, e-commerce, and family businesses. Graduates will also understand how to effectively use technology to drive growth and success.

Studies include discussions of the following:

  • Small business ventures
  • Financial management
  • Marketing strategies for small business
  • Fundamentals of accounting
  • Customer relationship management for small business


Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island