Why Study Business Administration?

The School of Business and Public Administration (BPA) at CSU Bakersfield is YOUR local opportunity for educational excellence.

Earning a degree in Business Administration is an investment in your future. In today's increasingly complex global economy, the need for well-trained business professionals is greater than ever. Having a business degree puts you one step ahead of other job seekers.  As a Business major, you'll also acquire valuable communication, critical thinking, research, and analytical skills that will help you succeed in any career.

AACSB Accreditation:

Unlike private and online universities, the School of Business and Public Administration at CSUB is accreditated by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).  AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent (5%) of the world's business schools.

There are countless career opportunities in both the private and public sectors for Business Administration graduates.  The B.S. degree is excellent preparation for careers in  a wide range of fields, including:



Commercial Law



Information Systems

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

International Business



Operations and Supply Chain Management




Contact Information

BPA Student Services Center

BDC 123
CSU Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311

(661) 654-2326


Kathy Carpenter

Belen Ocampo

Cindy Suniga