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Business Administration & Management at American University

If you are interested in studying business administration and management, you may want to check out the program at American University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 14,318. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 213 students received a bachelor's degree in business administration from The American University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Business Administration & Management section at the bottom of this page.

The American University Business Administration & Management Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

Online Classes Are Available at The American University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, The American University does offer online courses in business administration for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

The American University Business Administration & Management Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks business administration programs across the country. The following shows how The American University performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The business administration major at The American University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Business Administration & Management. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Certificate Schools 32
Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 212
Best Business Administration & Management Schools 223
Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 996
Most Focused Business Administration & Management Schools 1,151

In 2019, 191 students received their master’s degree in business administration from The American University. This makes it the #169 most popular school for business administration master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of The American University Business Administration Graduates

The median salary of business administration students who receive their bachelor's degree at The American University is $47,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 17% higher than the national average of $40,200 for all business administration bachelor's degree recipients.

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Business Administration Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the business administration majors at American University.

The American University Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Program

49% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 213 students earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from The American University. About 49% of these graduates were women and the other 51% were men.

The American University Gender Breakdown of Business Administration & Management Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in business administration.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Business Administration & Management Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 19
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 101
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 13

The American University Business Administration & Management Master’s Program

50% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 191 students earned a master's degree in business administration from The American University. About 50% of these graduates were women and the other 50% were men.

The American University Gender Breakdown of Business Administration & Management Master's Degree Grads

In the business administration master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 46% of degree recipients. That is 8% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in business administration.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Business Administration & Management Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 83
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

The American University also has a doctoral program available in business administration. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Business Administration & Management

The following business administration concentations are available at American University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from American University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Business Administration and Management 375
Interior Design Management 23
Project Management 7

Careers That Business Administration Grads May Go Into

A degree in business administration can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
General and Operations Managers 25,930 $150,970
Managers 19,910 $147,460
Management Analysts 18,410 $106,210
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 5,060 $81,120
Computer and Information Systems Managers 4,020 $168,500

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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