Business Administration


Business Administration

This program is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basic principles and best practices from the key areas of business that are relevant to decision-makers and leaders at non-profit, private and public sector organizations of all sizes. This program provides critical insights needed for a successful career to those that have been, or aspire to be, promoted to a role in management.

  • Online Learning with edgox Career Support
  • 20 Units
  • 20 Weeks

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About the Program

This program is perfect for current or aspiring managers and specialists from any discipline or industry, including government and nonprofit organizations, seeking to achieve performance objectives within scope, cost and time constraints.

Business Administration Certificate

Required Courses (12 units) Units
ECON X455.2 - Business Strategy 4
BUSAD X450.33 - Building and Leading High-Performance Teams 4
ECON X435 - Principles of Financial Management 4
Marketing Elective (Minimum of 4 units required)
BUSAD X409.11 - International Marketing 4
MGMNT X479 - Business and Personal Branding 4
Additional Elective (Minimum of 4 units required)
BUSAD X432 - Business Negotiation 4
TMP X450 - Introduction to Project Management 4
BUSAD X408L - Business Law 4

Self-paced Study

Hands-on projects

Writing Assignments


Program Learnings and Insights

  • A well-balanced blend of theory and practical knowledge around the essential principles and best practices of business management
  • A holistic understanding of the key components of any business
  • How to initiate, develop and execute a strategic business plan
  • Approaches for evaluating the operational and financial implications of decisions
  • Methods for communicating and leading change within an organization

Admission requirements

Minimum English Language Requirements

English proficiency test must have completed within the last two years.

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL: 80
  • CET-4: 550
  • CET-6: 520

About UC Santa Barbara Extension

UCSB Extension, now known as Professional and Continuing Education, is committed to providing essential skills and expertise to compete in today's job market.

The UCSB Extension offers professional courses and certificate programs to UCSB students getting them ready for the competitive job market after graduation. Their International Programs enable visiting scholars and professionals from all over the world to experience the outstanding research and instruction at this top-rated University.

ucsb accolades and rankings

ranked #6 public university in usa

has 6 nobel prize winning faculty.

#20 on “america’s top colleges” (forbes, 2019)

#34 in ‘best national universities’ (us news, 2020)

#57 university in the world (the, 2020)

Contact Information

2160 Kerr Hall University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

93106-1110 | 805-893-4200

Program Fee

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