University of Southern Indiana

Business Administration

USI's business administration program brings the real world into the classroom.

Our bachelor's degree in business administration emphasizes practical knowledge along with business theory. You'll take challenging, engaging business administration courses that provide a real-world perspective, while developing marketable business administration skills that employers seek in new hires.

USI business administration students have an excellent record of job placement and graduate school admission.

USI's business administration degree gets results in the job market.

While pursuing your bachelor's degree in business administration from USI's accredited business program you will:

  • Attend small, student-centered classes.
  • Be able to customize your educational experience by pursuing a track or an area of interest
  • Receive personalized attention from caring faculty members.
  • Complete high-quality internships that yield many hours of workplace experience.
  • Get a business administration bachelor's degree from a high-quality, AACSB-accredited business school.

In the classroom, you'll work with real-life business administration case studies and have the chance to test your ideas by participating in extracurricular programs such as:

To find out how USI's business administration program can prepare you for career success and graduate school opportunities, contact USI Admissions at 800-467-1965.

Business Administration News and Faculty Spotlight


  • Faculty Publication: Dr. Brett Bueltel, assistant professor of accounting, and Dr. Jill Oeding, assistant professor of business law. Their article, "A Practical Guide to Interpreting Statutes for Business Professionals" was published in the Journal of Business Law and Ethics.
  • Faculty publication: Dr. Curt Gilstrap, assistant professor of business communication. Gilstrap had his research paper "Exploring m-leader affordances: team leaders and mobile technologies" published by Emerald Insight. The paper aims to examine how mobile technologies impact virtual team leaders and provides insight into how mobile technologies afford leaders varied capacity to accomplish their team work.


  • Faculty presentation: Dr. Jill Oeding, assistant professor of business law, was the presenter for the ethics session at the Institute of Management Accounts (IMA)-Evansville Chapter. Attendees at her session earned continuing professional education (CPE) credit. 
  • Faculty presentation: Cindi Clayton, instructor in business communication. Clayton presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender 2018 conference in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Her presentation was titled, "Examining the Marginalization of the Birth Mother in Adoption Narratives." 
  • Conference presentations by business faculty and students
  • Faculty presentation: Dr. Curt Gilstrap, assistant professor of business communication. Gilstrap was the presenter for USI's Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Workshop, required for programs supporting research training, career development, or research education.
  • Cindi Clayton Receives USI Spirit of the Eagle Award
  • Faculty members receive Dean's Awards: Dr. Daria Sevastianova, Excellence in Service; Dr. Perry Burnett, Excellence in Teaching; and Dr. Cristina Gilstrap, Excellence in Research.
  • Faculty publication: Dr. Curt Gilstrap, assistant professor of business communication. Gilstrap's article, "Exploring M-Leader Affordances: Team Leaders and Mobile Technologies" has been accepted for publication in the impact factor journal Team Performance Management.

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