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B.S. in Business

Be Equipped for Success Through Regent’s B.S. in Business Degree

Ready to lead? Innovate? Be an entrepreneur? Regent’s ACBSP-accredited B.S. in Business will prepare you for a career in management, banking, marketing, human resources, and more. You can build critical thinking and ethical decision-making skills, develop marketing strategies, and a viable business plan, and blend modern business concepts with real-world experience. You can pursue our Bachelor of Science in Business program online or at our beautiful campus in Virginia Beach. Choose from one of nine concentrations that best align with your career goals.

On Campus, Online
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August 19, 2024
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SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS

Use statistical methods and techniques to develop and implement strategic decisions for improved efficiency and productivity.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Explore Scholarships

Explore exciting scholarship opportunities such as academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, and more! Learn about the scholarships for on-campus incoming freshmen: the $10,000 Freedom Scholarships, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarships and $4,000 Private School Scholarships. Explore all scholarships.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for four years (2019, 2020, 2022 and 2023). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia 11 years in a row (2013-2023). Experience the Regent difference through our ACBSP-accredited Bachelor of Science in Business program.

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Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the B.S. in Business degree program, you can:

  • Maximize the unique strengths of others within corporate, nonprofit, ministry or government settings.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve complex challenges.
  • Use statistical methods and techniques to develop and implement strategic decisions.
  • Apply principled business practices to achieve organizational success.

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising/Marketing Manager
  • Corporate Executive
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Advisor/Analyst
  • Human Resources Specialist
8%
Projected growth in business and financial occupations from 2020-2030 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Regent's Bachelor of Science in Business – Accounting builds upon the core strength of our business degree to prepare you for a career in accounting and finance. Gain essential skills needed for success in the worldwide business community.

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Prepare for a successful career in finance, banking and more through the Bachelor of Science in Business – Economics program. Learn about cost and inflation, estimation, market structure, and capital budgeting—all taught from a Christian perspective.

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Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Financial Management builds upon the core strength of our business degree to prepare you for the financial sector. You will study theories, concepts and practices of corporate finance, banking, risk management, and performance measurements.

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Grow as a principled leader and innovator through the Bachelor of Science in Business – General Management program. Study a broad range of topics including operations, management, and human resources.

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Develop the crucial skills and knowledge to manage one of the workforce's most valuable resources through the Bachelor of Science in Business – Human Resource Management program. Explore human resource strategy, compensation, personnel law and more.

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The Bachelor of Science in Business – International Business program will teach you about building relationships with vendors and franchise partners cross-culturally, as well as factors influencing foreign markets.

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Study marketing research, public relations, e-commerce, advertising and promotion through the Bachelor of Science in Business – Marketing program. Experience an entrepreneurially-focused education.

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Prepare to handle the corporate side of sports through Regent's Bachelor of Science in Business – Sports Management program. Study current trends, marketing strategies and plans that promote brand awareness, sales and public image.

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Provides a comprehensive presentation of financial accounting principles and practices. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of financial statements, the basic framework and contents of these reports, and the preparation process.
Investigation of the role of business in society, the human side of business, the functions of business, and the accounting/reporting processes of business.
Exploration of principles and activities in the commercial enterprise including topics such as product, price, promotion, place/channel, competition, company, and communication.
Examines from a Christian perspective, foundational leadership behaviors required of leaders within organization. Students will learn leadership theories and styles of communication, and develop strategies for implementing effective oral and written leadership communications in businesses and organizations.
Explores the financial function of the commercial enterprise including topics on working capital management, procurement of resources from financial markets, and financial decision making in the firm. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.
Examines statistical theories, principles and concepts associated with business operations and processes. The course utilizes statistical methods and techniques to develop, implement and analyze business decisions designed to improve efficiency and productivity. Prerequisite: MATH 102, 201, 211 or equivalent.
Examines the current and emerging legal principles that impact business transactions, topics include contracts, business organizations and structure, sale of goods, commercial paper, personal and real estate property, intellectual property and international business law.
Examines the process of selecting, designing, implementing and evaluating technology to meet mission critical requirements while maintaining competitive advantages, increase efficiency and minimizing costs.
Surveys the opportunities and challenges associated with planning, conducting and implementing international business transactions in the international marketplace. Prerequisite: BUSN 240.
Study of strategy development and deployment in the business enterprise and examines the overarching application of the role of a biblical worldview in the business enterprise. Prerequisites: ACCT 205, BUSN 240, and BUSN 320.
The integration and synthesis of knowledge and principles concerning all areas of business. Requirements include submission of a working business plan. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Examines macroeconomic theories, comparative economics, econometrics, macro-economic models, fiscal and monetary policy formation and analysis. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.
Planning, operating, and controlling production of goods and services. Prerequisite: MATH 102.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial high school or college transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.

Step 4: Submit Your FAFSA

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent's school code is 030913.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Invest in your calling with this bachelor’s in business degree.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,97512 - 18$19,950
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Under 12$7,980
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Over 18$11,970
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$665N/A$1,995+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,49312 - 18$18,986
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Under 12$7,560
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Over 18$11,340
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$630N/A$1,890+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

What is a B.S. in Business?

A B.S. in Business is a Bachelor of Science degree in business—an undergraduate business degree program.

What Jobs Can You Get With a Business Degree?

Business degrees are some of the most flexible degrees available for your career. An undergraduate business degree can prepare you to be an accountant, digital marketer, project manager and more.

What jobs you can get with a business degree also depends on the concentration and degree level. Pursuing a B.S. in Business with a concentration in sports management would prepare you to work in the sports industry. A bachelor’s degree is the first step to entry-level positions on your desired career path, but a post-bachelor’s degree can open doors to higher-level management positions.

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