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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting

A business degree is a great investment in your career. After all, a bachelor's is a prerequisite for many in-demand jobs, and every company needs leaders who can plan, organize and manage other employees.

""The Palmetto College Online Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration is issued by The School of Business at USC Aiken, one of USC's senior campuses.


Palmetto College’s Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting gives you the practical knowledge you'll need to stand out as an job candidate. Our business curriculum has been developed to reflect today's employers' real-world needs, so you'll graduate with the problem-solving skills that will get you hired and promoted in the modern marketplace. 

Students will:

  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills
  • Achieve an appreciation for diversity and the global nature of business
  • Learn how to work well within a team
  • Establish a strong ethical compass
  • Learn business best practices and “soft skills”
  • Gain familiarity with business technology

Our business administration program will prepare you to meet the changing demands of dynamic global markets and grant you leadership skills that will serve you well in any organization.
See the curriculum


Prerequisites & Requirements

Students must have 45-60 hours of college credit to apply for this online degree program. If you haven't earned your hours yet you can complete them at any of the U of SC campuses or at any technical college. To find out if you're qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.

Total requirements for this degree: 122-124 hours
Major requirements available online: 54 hours
GPA: 2.0 on a 4.0 scale


Program Length

If you’re a full-time student, the program should take about two years—the same as if you were attending class in-person. If you work, you may need to take a lighter course load.
Talk to an advisor about how to balance Palmetto College classes with your schedule.



AACSB LogoPalmetto College's Business Administration program is the only online business degree completion program in South Carolina to be fully accredited by AACSB International.

AACSB accreditation is the gold standard for business programs worldwide, and is held by fewer than 10 percent of all business schools around the world. Having an AACSB undergraduate business degree facilitates admission to an AACSB-accredited MBA program in the future. AACSB accreditation also ensures that a business school's curriculum is up-to-date, that business courses are taught by qualified faculty and that student learning is regularly assessed within a culture of continuous improvement.


Important Dates

Semester Application Deadline Missing Documents Final Registration Tuition Deadline Class Start
Fall 2017 July 14, 2017 July 31, 2017 August 15, 2017 August 15, 2017  August 28, 2017


Ready to get started?

Call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

If you've already talked to a Palmetto College representative, just follow the application instructions for this degree.