Frequently Asked Questions
Who should apply?
The program has been specifically designed for adults who have:
How will this program help me professionally?
You will augment your credentials with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Westminster, a nationally ranked and highly respected college. The BBA program is based on a series of five project sequences that have been carefully designed to develop the key skills and abilities employers seek. Each sequence gives you multiple opportunities to demonstrate your skills through specific hands-on learning experiences.
When does the program start?
New groups enter the program every four months throughout the year: in August, January, and May.
Is this a completely online program?
The program has been designed to take the maximum advantage of online technology and the majority of the program can be completed online. However, each project also incorporates a two-day, on-campus residency giving you the best of both worlds: high tech and high touch!
How long does the program take?
A student who is working full-time could complete the program in 12-18 months, but the time frame could be longer or shorter, depending on individual experience and life commitments. The program is designed to take five semesters to complete.
How much does it cost?
Highest quality, affordable price. We've priced the Bachelor of Business Administration with you in mind. The program is designed around five project sequences that cost $7,152 per project, or $596 per credit hour.
Is financial aid available?
Need-based federal financial aid is available and will be awarded on an individual basis to students who have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and who have demonstrated financial need. Some federal financial aid programs require students to maintain the equivalent of full- or part-time enrollment. Contact Westminster's Financial Aid Office for full details about federal requirements.
Is the BBA program accredited?
Yes, the BBA Program is an approved program by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities the same organization that oversees Westminster College's accreditation.
How does this program compare to traditional programs?
- Traditional programs:
All students, regardless of experience, take the same courses. You complete a standardized set of stand-alone classes, on campus or online, and demonstrate your mastery of the material by receiving passing grades on tests. You fit your life around courses and test times.
- Westminster BBA program:
Our program recognizes that you've learned things through your work and life experiences and allows you to concentrate your time on the business skills you haven't yet mastered. Our hands-on, project-based format allows you to apply what you've learned in a series of projects that demonstrate what you can do with what you know. The BBA program also fits into your busy life.