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Department of Business Administration 

Learn Now, Lead for a Lifetime

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." John F. Kennedy


USCB Business Administration students receive a quality education in a setting that combines all the resources that a leading research university can provide in a learning environment that is personalized and tailored to allow each student to succeed. Our faculty creates an interactive classroom experience. Classes are taught by an outstanding faculty who are respected scholars, experienced teachers, and successful business people. Small classes and direct contact allow faculty to understand and meet the needs, interests, and life circumstances encountered by our students.

Coursework provides students with opportunities to integrate work experiences with concepts and theories the faculty provide. Students are asked to understand the theories found in business, and are encouraged to apply this knowledge to their work experiences. A learning environment is created by the faculty that prepares students to successfully meet the challenges of today's businesses and society.

The USCB Business Administration degree offers the traditional management areas of accounting, finance, marketing, and economics, and articulates their roles in business strategies. The program strives to enhance student understanding of the dynamics of today's global economy and competitive forces. An integrative approach is employed stressing leadership, ethics, social responsibility and entrepreneurship. Real-world skills are developed which allow our graduates to contribute to their future employers in for-profit, non-profit and government organizations, as well as their local and global community.


"Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations." Peter F. Drucker

The Business Administration program challenges students through a well-rounded business education focusing on a variety of topics - from leadership to quantitative skills. Students are asked to perform exceptionally, and are given the support through their faculty advisors to be successful. USCB wants all students to perform to "a higher standard," thereby preparing you to build character and leadership skills for a lifetime.

The Business degree program includes courses in such areas as: Accounting Business Communications Business Law & Ethics Economics & Finance Human Resource Management International Issues Management & Leadership Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Production/Operations Management Research Methods & Statistics Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship Strategic Management

The USCB Business Administration degree is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).


USCB's Business Administration program is flexible, offering students the foundations for a variety of careers in a wide range of industries. A USCB Business degree provides students the foundation to succeed in a business career.

USCB Business Administration graduates pursue careers in:

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Financial Services
  • Small Business or Entrepreneurship
  • Sales/Marketing Management
  • Retail Management
  • Construction/Real Estate/Land Development
  • Government/Military Services

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning." Colin Powell.

Stephen Covey has said "Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves." This is our job as faculty to inspire students learn their potential, allow them to lead each other to greatness, and to encourage success in attaining their desired careers.

For more information, please call (843) 208-8352, or email the business department at

Bluffton campus
One University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909
(843) 208-8352