The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; an understanding of the business environment to include the legal, economic, behavioral, human resource, ethical, and international aspects; technical skills in information systems and quantitative analysis; and the ability to communicate, integrate and synthesize.

Students completing the Banking and Finance Concentration will develop a solid understanding of:

  • Investments
  • Risk Management
  • Money and Banking
  • International Business and Finance

Students are encouraged to take the Series 6 and 63 securities license exams.

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After Graduation

Career Opportunities

Graduates can expect to be employed as financial analysts, personal financial advisors, insurance underwriters and sales, or in banking positions such as loan officers. Opportunities for employment exist nationwide, but most graduates of this major become employed within Pennsylvania, particularly in Williamsport, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for administrative services managers was $96,180 in May 2018. The top 10 percent earned more than $165,470.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)23,520$46.90$97,550
Management of Companies and Enterprises20,560$58.04$120,730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools14,840$48.02$99,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals13,490$53.42$111,120
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)12,360$44.25$92,050

Statistics reported in May 2018

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Transfer Procedures

All transfer credits will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis to determine where they would fit into the curriculum sequence. Students must have earned a grade of 'C' or better in courses transferred into the B.S.

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Clubs & Activities

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Business Administration Advisory Committee

  • Mr. Chris W Frantz, '05, Executive Director of Marketing & Sales, Savoy Contract Furniture
  • Ms. Alexandra M Lehman, '18, Event Management Specialist, Susquehanna University
  • Mr. Mickey C Locey, '91, President/Co-founder, mXtr Automation
  • Ms. Valerie Reynolds, Owner, My Way Media
  • Mr. Samuel R Ryder, Vice President - Business Banking, First National Bank
  • Mr. Gabe Sinicropi, Jr., Vice President Marketing & Public Relations, Williamsport Crosscutters
  • Mr. Ray Thompson, President, Supply Source Inc.
  • Mr. John Yogodzinski, III, '07, Executive Director/Board President, Arthaus Projects

Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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Pennsylvania College of Technology
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One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701