A wide range of skills are essential for success in our increasingly complex and global business environment. Trinity’s business administration program provides a solid understanding of the various functional areas of business and the analytical and communication skills that are essential to develop and implement effective strategies in a competitive environment. Trinity graduates contribute effectively to the achievement of target outcomes in business as well as in government organizations.

Two possible tracks allow you to choose your focus:

  • General Business – gain the skills and leadership abilities to advance in the business world
  • Entrepreneurship – discover how to successfully launch, build and lead in new business ventures

The business administration curriculum immerses students in an intellectually challenging field of study that develops the conceptual, analytical, functional, interpersonal, and communication skills that are essential for success in an increasingly complex and global business environment. Students develop the ability to assess and analyze complex situations, determine the relative importance of internal and external variables affecting organizational objectives, make effective and ethical decisions, and confidently implement ensuing strategies. A variety of teaching methods are employed – including case studies, lectures, class discussions, group projects, and experiential exercises – to assist students in developing a comprehensive, holistic understanding of the issues and challenges involved in organizations and their management.

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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.S.
School: School of Professional Studies
Format: Evening/Weekend
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A wide range of skills are essential for success in our increasingly complex and global business environment. Trinity’s business administration program provides a solid understanding of the various functional areas of business and the analytical and communication skills that are essential to develop and implement effective strategies in a competitive environment. Trinity graduates contribute effectively to the achievement of target outcomes in business as well as in government organizations.

Two possible tracks allow you to choose your focus:

  • General Business – gain the skills and leadership abilities to advance in the business world
  • Entrepreneurship – discover how to successfully launch, build and lead in new business ventures

The business administration curriculum immerses students in an intellectually challenging field of study that develops the conceptual, analytical, functional, interpersonal, and communication skills that are essential for success in an increasingly complex and global business environment. Students develop the ability to assess and analyze complex situations, determine the relative importance of internal and external variables affecting organizational objectives, make effective and ethical decisions, and confidently implement ensuing strategies. A variety of teaching methods are employed – including case studies, lectures, class discussions, group projects, and experiential exercises – to assist students in developing a comprehensive, holistic understanding of the issues and challenges involved in organizations and their management.

Our business administration program equips students with a solid understanding of the various functional areas of business and the analytical and communication skills that are essential to develop and implement effective strategies in a competitive environment.

Learn In-Demand Skills

Public Speaking
Business Writing
Computer Applications for Business
Quantitative Methods of Business
Financial and Managerial Accounting
Marketing Basics
Business Financial Management

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Trainee
  • Accountant
  • Market Analyst

General Business Track

You’ll take convenient evening and weekend courses including:

BADM 227 Team Dynamics and Development
BADM 236 Theories of Leadership
BADM 335 Consumer Behavior
BADM 355 Business Plan Development
BADM 363 Human Resources Law and Employee Safety
BADM 375 Introduction to Organizational Development
BADM 451 Project Management

Entrepreneurship Track

You’ll take convenient evening and weekend courses including:

BADM 252 Entrepreneurship
BADM 335 Consumer Behavior
BADM 337 Advertising and Promotion
BADM 351 Entrepreneurial Finance and Resource Development
BADM 355 Business Plan Development
BADM 375 Introduction to Organizational Development
BADM 451 Project Management

Discover Your Strength with a Truly Singular Higher Education Experience

Trinity Washington University has been educating national and local leaders for over 120 years.

Discover Empowerment

  • Attend a U.S. Department of Education-designated Predominantly Black Institution and a Minority Serving Institution
  • Graduate with less debt:  Trinity has the lowest private college tuition rate in the Washington D.C. region; 100% of students receive some sort of financial aid, with 80% eligible for Federal Pell Grants
  • Learn leadership skills in Trinity’s inclusive environment: Trinity is a national innovator for gender, racial and social equity in higher education
  • Trinity empowers women leaders to make positive changes for their families, communities, places of work and the larger society
  • Learn to lead with integrity and compassion, justice and equity as a professional and as a citizen leader

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  • Community: Trinity graduates more D.C. residents than any other private college, making up nearly 60% of the student body. Trinity’s location in the heart of the nation’s capital provides unparalleled internship and research opportunities
  • Care for each and every student: Trinity’s ~4:1 student-to-teacher ratio means students are never just a number
  • Student welfare: Trinity offers low-cost residential and meal plan options and resources for students experiencing serious temporary food insecurity and other life challenges
  • Lifelong learning: Trinity develops the drive to keep learning, to discover and analyze new ideas, to advocate and implement actions that contribute to the common good and support social transformation

Discover Excellence

  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1921
  • Trinity graduates consistently perform above the national average on professional exit exams and certifications
  • Trinity’s award-winning faculty are national and local leaders in their fields, with many highly awarded for research and other publications
  • With opportunities for original research in many programs, Trinity students have been cited as authors in published research and articles