Field of Study: Business, General
General business programs teach people many functions of business.
General business programs prepare people to apply business principles and techniques in various fields such as:
- Human resources
Graduate programs allow students to specialize in areas such as:
- Health administration
- Education administration
- Public administration
Many colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in business. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.
Many schools also offer graduate degrees in business. A Master in Business Administration (MBA) program typically requires two years of study beyond a bachelor's degree. Doctoral (PhD) degree programs usually require two or more years of study beyond the master's degree.