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The Difference Between BBA and BS in Business Degrees

If you want a bachelor’s education in business, what’s the right degree to get? Among the most popular are: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA).


A BBA gives students a broad understanding of how companies function. You’ll learn general principles for how businesses operate and develop skills in communication and business decision-making. Courses may include: ethics, management, marketing, economics, and law.

Individuals with a BBA can work in a wide variety of fields. Strayer offers concentrations in accounting, contract management, finance, human resource management, marketing, retail management, and more.


A BSBA goes into a narrower range of topics but at a deeper level. Courses are focused on acquiring financial and technical skills. Individuals may take courses in ethics, leadership, law, statistics, economics, and corporate finance. The degree prepares you to transform business intelligence into actionable strategies.

Learn more about Strayer University’s business degree programs.

Category: Value of a Degree

Published Date: January 15, 2019