Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree offers majors in either Accounting or business administration. The BBA degree curriculum provides students an educational base for a lifetime of learning. You will learn to look at organizations from the perspective of management with global awareness, the ability to work with others to accomplish common goals, and to collect and analyze appropriate data for decision making. Millsaps BBA curriculum emphasizes: standards of professional behavior that are consistent with ethical precepts; leadership development, and understanding changes agents in technology; the political and legal climates; and culture and how they may affect the organization.

The BBA academic program is a three-year, integrated body of study. Courses are sequenced so that each is taught with the assumption that students in the class have a common academic background. To insure educational diversity, at least 50 percent (usually 64 or more semester hours) must be non-business courses.

All Else School of Management at Millsaps College major programs are accredited by AACSB International.

The MBA degree may be completed in one year beyond the bachelor’s degree for students who have completed the BBA program at Millsaps or at any other AACSB International accredited institution, as well as for non-business students who complete the Major Plus program.

Get an Early Start on your MBA as an undergraduate! If you’re a current Millsaps undergraduate BBA student, you could qualify to start taking graduate courses toward your MAcc during the second semester of your senior year. That’s what Shelby Ann Marsh, BBA 2018, of Dallas decided to do!

For details on how you can get an Early Start on your graduate degree at Millsaps, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions in the Else School of Management at 601.974.1253 or email

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