Program overview

Discover a 100% online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) program exclusive to adult learners designed to provide the foundational business knowledge that will help you thrive in a rapidly changing world. Rider’s online B.S.B.A. is built for working professionals who seek to gain the real-world skills necessary for career advancement or career change. Wherever you are on your journey, you will build your business acumen with courses in economics, finance, management and marketing. This program is available on-campus and online.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), Rider University's Norm Brodsky College of Business is one of just two business schools in the state of New Jersey that holds an additional accreditation for its accounting program of study. The AACSB International represents the highest standard of accreditation for business schools internationally.

This program is offered through Rider’s Continuing Education Program and is designed for adult learners aged 25 and over.

Why choose Rider?

  • Learn 100% online
  • Flexible start dates in the fall, spring and summer
  • Extensive advising and academic support for working adults
  • Transfer up to 90 credits from a four-year college or university toward the 120-credit degree program
  • Customizable curriculum to meet your professional goals
  • Take advantage of Rider’s competitive per credit rate while pursuing your studies full-time or part-time
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Diverse career opportunities

Your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Rider creates the framework for advancement within your current organization, and gives you the skills to help you explore career opportunities across various industries. Your enhanced knowledge of accounting, finance, management and marketing, and AACSB-accredited business degree will give you a competitive edge over the competition.

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Program requirements

Rider’s online B.S.B.A. curriculum will introduce you to fundamental business disciplines to help you gain well-rounded knowledge and prepare you with practical skills that can be applied in the workplace immediately. 

The curriculum is designed to provide a seamless transition from an associate degree. Students are able to transfer previous college credits. Students may also be eligible to earn college credit for knowledge acquired through prior learning.

Designed to fit your life

You need a program that works with your busy life. Rider’s online B.S.B.A. offers flexible 100% online courses and a choice of multiple start terms throughout the year. We’re ready when you are.

Six Convenient Start Dates

  • Fall A - September 8
  • Fall B - October 27
  • Spring A - January 24
  • Spring B - March 21
  • Summer I - May 16
  • Summer II - July 5
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Rider’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration has been a tremendous resource during my career. The coursework provided working knowledge applicable in each of the roles in my professional journey.
Anthony Capobianco ’09 (B.S.B.A.)

On-campus learning options

When it comes to earning your bachelor’s degree at Rider University, you’ve got options. We offer various learning formats to accommodate the unique needs of our students. If you’re seeking a traditional on-campus environment, consider our on-ground Business Administration Program at our Lawrenceville, NJ campus.

Whether you choose our on-ground or online program, you’ll still experience the same high-quality curriculum taught by our dedicated and experienced faculty, have access to student support services and opportunities for experiential learning.

Admission contact

Sean Levin

Director of Graduate, Continuing Education Admission, and University Partnerships

Ciambelli Hall

selevin [at]

609-896-5000 ext. 7754

Admission Building: P.J. Ciambelli Hall

Academic contact

Lan Ma Nygren

Associate Dean, Business Programs

Department of Information Systems, Analytics and Supply Chain Management

Sweigart Hall

lnygren [at]


Academic Focus: International Business, Management Sciences

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