Certificate in Business Administration


The Business Administration degree at Arizona Christian University is dedicated to developing biblically-grounded, entrepreneurial-spirited, competent graduates; equipped for a lifetime of productive contribution to their families, the church, business community, and society. Coursework in the program is designed to develop business skills such as planning, leadership, marketing, and interpreting financial results. The program is taught through the framework of a Christian worldview, designed to help you integrate your faith with your personal and professional life.

Why Business Administration at ACU?

In addition to a faculty to student ratio of 17:1 and a rigorous and biblically-integrated curriculum, ACU’s Business Administration program offers several unique advantages:

  • An ACU business degree provides broad academic exposure to the critical elements that make organizations function efficiently.
  • ACU helps develop a variety of skills that can be applied to jobs in business, government, and nonprofit organizations and in almost any industry. It can also prepare graduates to start their own businesses.
  • Graduates with a Business Administration degree are always in demand because there is an endless number of career opportunities available to individuals with a sound business education.
  • ACU’s graduates are equipped to be leaders of influence with strong conservative and Christian values who can make an impact for the Kingdom in Arizona, the U.S., and beyond.

What will I study?

The Business Administration program provides a biblical liberal arts foundation with an innovative approach to general studies that reclaims a Christian conception of the Liberal Arts, preparing students to be influential thinkers. Career-related focus areas will include:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Sports Management 

Career Paths

  • Human resource management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Retail management
  • Financial planning
  • Investment advisory and stock brokerage
  • Banking
  • Management and administration of non-profit organizations
  • Government service
  • Entrepreneurial endeavors

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School of Business Administration

Arizona Christian University
Building 2000
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

(602) 489-5300

[email protected]

Certificate Courses

In order for a student to complete the program, they must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours.

CourseCourse NameCreditsPrerequisite/
BUS 101Introduction to Business3
ECO 203Principles of Economics3
MGT 232Personal Money Management3BUS 101 (Prerequisite)
BUS 341Business Ethics3BUS 101 (Prerequisite)
MKT 350Principles of Marketing3BUS 101 (Prerequisite)