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Business Administration

Gain critical insights into business operations and strategy from marketing, management, finance and accounting coursework.

Business Administration – Minor

The Business Administration minor at Montana State provides fundamental knowledge and exposure to key business concepts. The minor opens doors to a range of professional opportunities at companies or organizations. Additionally, the Business Administration program is open to business and non-business students.





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Competitive Advantage
Understanding the foundations of business and communications increases employment opportunities.

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Top Public University in Montana
According to the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, Montana State is the No. 1 Public University in the state based on value, post-graduation salary and student experience.

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Unique Opportunities
As Montana's premier research institution, Montana State offers unparalleled access to hands-on experiences in research labs, art studios, teaching farms and the surrounding wilderness.



Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.



Business Administration students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Sales
  • Insurance
  • Freelance Professional

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available, including self-assessment and working with career coaches.



Sample Course Plan

For more details on what your full study plan could look like under this minor, consult the official Montana State University course catalog for specific registration and advising information.