School of Business
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Dr. Marcelo Eduardo
As a business administration major, you’ll take courses in topics such as:
- Business communications
- Real estate finance, law and sales
- Business statistics
- Business law
The curriculum focuses on equipping students with a broad skill set and comprehensive knowledge base, enabling them to contribute effectively to their organization at any level. Because of the diversity and flexibility of the coursework, students gain excellent training for a successful career in small business, not-for-profit management or the corporate world.
While you’re learning the fundamentals of business administration, you’ll also explore a diverse curriculum that nurtures critical thinking skills, encourages teamwork and builds your writing abilities. You’ll investigate ethical and moral issues, while acquiring management skills in a Christian context. And you’ll gain understanding of business issues from a global perspective, integrating awareness of current events and financial trends.
Choose Your Focus
As a business administration major, you can pursue an additional career track in Sports Management, Pharmaceutical Sales, Entrepreneurship, Advertising and Promotion, or Real Estate by completing an additional 12 hours of credit in your chosen area of concentration.
The MC Experience
Founded in 1946, the School of Business is MC’s largest school. With more than 6,000 graduates, our track record is exceptional. Our alumni include CEOs, CFOs, and leading executives who make a positive impact on their communities.
While hundreds of students choose MC’s School of Business each year, you’ll still benefit from small class sizes and personal connections with faculty. Our faculty offer a wealth of professional experience from the business world, with 20 out of 22 also holding a Ph.D. in their field.
Mississippi College’s School of Business is located in Self Hall, a state-of-the-art learning facility. Recently updated with a multi-million dollar renovation, Self Hall features building-wide wireless internet and up-to-the-minute stock tickers displayed throughout the building. Classrooms offer stadium-style seating and high-tech learning tools. Labs are equipped with up-to-date computer technology and specialized software for business applications.
Group Projects and Hands-On Practice
Sometimes the best way to learn is by doing. MC School of Business students gain experience through real-world problem-solving, collaborating on in-class projects and addressing challenges modeled after real business case.
Collaborations with Corporate Partners
The School of Business partners with local, national and international businesses to provide benefits to our community and valuable learning opportunities to students like you. These organizations include State Farm Insurance, Regions Bank, M & F Bank, Trustmark Bank, KPMG LLP, Horne LLP, Bancorp South, Bank of Brookhaven, BKD LLP and many more. Students benefit from great opportunities for informational interviews, career services, networking events and desirable internships.
Classrooms Across the World
In today’s business environment, travel experience and an international outlook are important. Build on your business training with a global outlook at MC. Mississippi College offers study abroad programs in Costa Rica, France, London, Austria, Seoul and Spain. You can take classes and earn credit while strengthening your language skills and broadening your cultural horizons.
Recently, business administration majors have interned at
- Parkway Properties
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Morgan Stanley
- Smith Barney
- Trustmark Bank
- USB Financial Services
- Fastenal Company
- New Perspectives Inc.
- Williams Weiss Hester & Co.
- Murphy, Williams, Maley, PLLC
- National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)
- Bankplus Morris and McDaniel, Inc.
- Mangia Bene
- Mississippi Public Entity
- Richard Corkern, CPA
- Smith, Shellnut, Wilson
- Banana Republic
- Golden Corral
- Horne, LLP
- Mississippi Development Authority
- Louisiana Governor’s Office (Community Programs)
- Scottrade Financial
- University of MS Medical Center
- Johnson Bruce and Host
- Haddox, Reid, Burkes and Calhoun
- Grantham Poole CPA’s
- First Resource Capital, Inc.
- Merrill Lynch
- Plastic Hand Surgery Associates, PLLC
- Bancorp South; MPE
- The Sherwin Williams Co.
- U. S. Dept. of Commerce Export Assistance Center
Delta Mu Delta
Mississippi College’s business students get plenty of opportunities to shine. One option is Delta Mu Delta, the national honor society for outstanding business students. Delta Mu Delta encourages scholastic achievement in business and recognizes high-performing students with honors and awards.
Students who have graduated from the Business Administration program within the past five years are now employed at Parkway Properties, Blue Cross Blue Shield, New York Life, Trustmark Bank and more.
Our alum have served at Citigroup, Smith Barney, AG Edwards, Regions Bank, Trustmark Bank, M&F Bank, MS Medley & Brown and Wall Street.
- Rick Moore is the CEO and owner of Mad Genius, an award-winning advertising and branding firm.
- Tony Stringer is the President of Stringer Enterprises,
- Art Stevens is President of Trustmark National Bank.
- Bill Sones has been Chairman, President and CEO of Bank of Brookhaven.
- Mike Britt is CEO of AccidentFund of America.
- Brad Sullivan is CEO of Premiere Nationwide Lending.
- Al Stubblefield is CEO of Baptist Hospital Systems in North Florida.
Each of them earned their degree in business from Mississippi College!