Business Administration

Why study Business Administration at CIU?

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration develops the skills you’ll need to effectively manage a business and build high-performance teams and organizations in the United States and abroad.

And you’re not just earning a degree in business, you’re also learning from a Christ-centered curriculum that helps you understand and use a biblical worldview in business.

You’ll never have to come to campus to take classes because this program is offered completely online.

Associate of Arts in Business

Why earn an Associate of Arts in Business at CIU?

While earning an Associate of Arts in Business, you’ll learn the essential principles and practices of business. Our online Associate of Arts in Business program is biblically-focused, and prepares you to earn the online Bachelor of Science in Business.

Your Future

Master of Business Administration

The online Master of Business Administration program at CIU is perfect for you if you already work in the marketplace and need flexible hours to complete your degree.

You’ll study the principles and best practices of effective and ethical leadership and management. Taught from a biblical worldview, the MBA program prepares you for success as an entrepreneur, business professional and organizational leader in for-profit and nonprofit settings where skills in management, economics, finance, and other business-related disciplines are needed.



  • Senior-level positions in fields such as accounting, finance, marketing and management
  • Business-focused positions in church and parachurch organizations
  • College and university teaching positions; academic research and Ph.D. work

Sometimes You Want to Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Grace coffee brings together friends in the Rossi Student Center

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

Columbia International University celebrated the grand opening of a new addition to the campus community: the Grace Coffee Company bar. Dozens gathered at Grace’s location in the Rossi Student Center on a Friday evening to enjoy quality coffee and conversation.

“I think it's great that this really brings community into the student center,” said junior McKenzie Brackett.

Convocation Challenge: Praying Like Elijah

CIU President Dr. Mark Smith

CIU President Dr. Mark Smith Convenes New School Year

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

The new school year has officially “convened” at Columbia International University. The annual Convocation ceremony Aug. 24, featuring a procession of the faculty in full academic regalia, set the tone for the 2017-2018 academic year and introduced new CIU President Dr. Mark Smith to the student body.  


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