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BS in Business Administration in the Philippines

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Program Overview

 The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is a four-year program that focuses on managing businesses and their overall operations. The program involves critical decision-making skills in order to successfully strategize business operations. It teaches students a basic and clear understanding of the functions of every division in a company, be it in marketing, finance, operations, human resources, and office management. 

Recommended Senior High School Strand

Students who want to pursue a degree in BS in Business Administration are encouraged to take the Accountancy, Business and Management strand. This strand provides the basic concepts of business and financial management, and corporate operations that will be helpful for college. 

Subjects and Curriculum

  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Basic Finance
  • Basic Microeconomics
  • Business Law
  • Income Taxation

Admission Requirements


  • The student must be a high school graduate.
However, if they were not able to graduate high school, they may opt to take the
Alternative Learning System (ALS) and pass the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) to qualify for college; the availability of courses for PEPT passers depend on the university.
  • The students must pass the College Admissions Test of the university.

Basic Requirements

  • Form 138 - High School Report Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Recommendation letter from High school principal and guidance counselor
  • Most recent medical and dental health record
  • Copy of NSO Certified birth certificate
  • Certificate of Good moral character
  • Copy of honorable dismissal
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • (1) Latest 2”x2” ID Picture

Program Outcome

Graduates of BS in Business Administration are expected to be able to:

  • Study and analyze the business environment
  • Create operational plans
  • Think of modern business ideas
  • Effectively manage a business unit for economic sustainability
  • Conduct research methods from a business perspective

On-The-Job Training/Internship

During the fourth year of the program, students are required to attend an On the Job Training (OJT) in various corporate and business companies.

Students are given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in an actual work setting. Usually, universities require them to submit a written report on their tasks, learning experiences, and hours rendered. Their work performance will also be evaluated by their immediate managers and will be submitted to their respective OJT coordinator. The number of hours required may differ in each university.

Board Exam

The BS in Business Administration does not have a board examination. However, graduates may opt to take the Civil Service Examination (CSE) conducted by the Philippine Civil Service Commission (PCSC) to qualify in working in government offices. Some graduates opt to take a Master’s degree followed by a Doctorate degree to gain expertise in the industry. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of BS in Business Administration may pursue a career path in various corporate and business companies. They may for roles such as a marketing officer, sales representative, account manager, lead manager, retail manager, and business development executive. 

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Reviews of BS in Business Administration graduates:

S. J.
◈ Studied BS in Business Administration
◈ At Saint Michael College - Hindang
◈ Graduated 2013

list bulletAbout my college education: The interesting part for me is when I learn many new things most especially in handling a business.

The difficult part for me is when I don't understand what my instructor is trying to say.

The enjoyable part is when I solve problems by my own its because I could apply the stock knowledge I have. Most especially the accounting subject.

The challenging part is you'll encounter new things in any ways.

For me the important thing that you must possess to succeed as a student is to do you best. it just means that if you have to have all those skills by doing what you have to do.

list bulletMy current job: School cashier

list bulletAm I using what I learned in college: Yes. Almost all the things that I've learned. From the functions a manager up to the functions tought to the rank in file employees.

list bulletHow long did it take to find a job: It does not take me long, its because eventhough I'm studying, I'm also working.

list bulletDo I recommend studying Business Administration: Employment opportunities are good - it's because business students are in demand today.
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