Unlimited Opportunities

People with a Business Administration degree are in demand in every kind of organization across industries, for-profit or non-profit.

“We think of ourselves as startups, and we try to get students to think of their careers as startups.” 

Kimberley Fredericks, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost and School of Management Faculty Member

Business Administration Degree (with Optional Concentrations)

As a business major, you’ll take core courses in economics, management, marketing, information systems, human resources, accounting, finance, business law,  communication and strategy. You may choose from 20+  elective courses such as sport management, sport law, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, advertising, professional selling, marketing research, business sustainability, organizational behavior, leadership and diversity, conflict management and mediation, and more. You may opt for a concentration in Marketing, Organizational Studies or Sport Management or to complement your business major with one of  20+ minors.  You will apply what you learn in class at a professional internship that is tailored to your goals. 

Faculty

Our professors are active researchers, consultants, business owners and community leaders, but they are teachers and mentors first. We keep classes small, therefore professors can offer individual attention and support that is rare in other business schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Distinctions

Our business administration degree programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and are available on campus, online or in a hybrid mode.

If you are interested in pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or master’s degree in Organization Management at Sage, you can take graduate courses in your senior year and may be eligible to get prerequisite courses waived — this means you can earn a bachelor’s degree and graduate degree in about five years.  

You have the option to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration or a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, depending on your plans for graduate school or career. Both transfer in your previous college credits. 

Bachelor of Business Administration, On Campus, Online or Hybrid  

We offer day and evening courses, 14-week and accelerated seven-week courses, to serve full-time and part-time students. 

Students who pursue the B.B.A. are required to complete at least 30 credits in the liberal arts and sciences (of the total 120 credits for a bachelor’s degree), which allows you to take more management courses

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, On Campus

Students who pursue the B.S. in Business Administration  complete 60 credits in the liberal arts and sciences (of the total 120 credits for a bachelor’s degree). This is a great option if you want to explore other subjects. 

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Your Future

You will be ready to start your career or continue your education in graduate school with a Business Administration degree from Russell Sage College.

Careers with a Business Administration Degree

Business majors go on to work in a variety of fields. Recent graduates have been hired as manager of human resources and assistant to the CEO at Aquatic Development Group; program manager at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority; operations analyst at Ayco; tax analytics program coordinator at General Electric; marketing assistant at Groff Networks; and in a number of roles at the Office of the New York State Comptroller.

Graduate Studies

Our Business majors may receive assured or early acceptance to: 

If you are interested in pursuing a master’s degree at Sage, you can take graduate courses in your senior year and may be eligible to get prerequisite courses waived — this means you can earn a bachelor’s degree and graduate degree in about five years. 

Experiential Learning

The undergraduate Business Administration degree programs at Sage pair classroom learning with real-world doing. You learn through hands-on projects, teamwork, simulation and case analyses of current business situations.

Internships & Networking Opportunities

As a business major, you’ll work with a faculty member who knows you to find an internship based on your goals. Recent employers that have hosted Business Administration interns from Sage include General Electric, Office of the New York State Comptroller, the New York State Police, Aflac insurance, Ayco financial services, 4Cite Marketing, MadAddie Marketing, the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association, the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy Web Consulting and Albany Medical Center. Some of the internships resulted in full-time employment.


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