Undergraduate BBA

It’s all of our business

Mercer’s Stetson-Hatcher School of Business equips you for a meaningful career in business. Undergraduate students are surrounded by support inside and outside the classroom from experienced faculty mentors, academic advisors, and career coaches. You’ll find many Mercer business students double—and triple—majoring in both complementary and interdisciplinary areas of study.

With 11 distinct business administration majors across a variety of fields, Mercer’s undergraduate business degree will help you develop the knowledge, tools, and skills to launch your ideas and build your personal brand successfully. In addition, business majors undergo a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes personalized career development from the very beginning, so you are job-ready on day one of your next chapter.

Mercer’s business school also gives students the option to seamlessly transition into a graduate business program through the University’s Special Consideration Program. The pursuit of lifelong learning doesn’t have to end with your undergraduate degree; go further with a Mercer graduate business degree.

Bachelor of Business Administration Majors

As a student in Mercer’s undergraduate business program, you can earn your BBA in one of 11 different business majors, including:

Business administration majors may also choose to pursue a minor in one of the following areas: Mercer students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an area other than business can complete a business minor in:
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing

Course Requirements

Achieve Your Career Goals Through Personalized Career Support

Earning your undergraduate business degree is a stepping stone to achieving your goals along your career path. From entering today’s workforce to advancing within a current company or seeking a new career opportunity, Mercer’s Bachelor of Business Administration program equips you for success at every stage of your career progression.

Mercer’s Center for Career and Professional Development and other campus resources will help you succeed in a business career by offering you:

  • On- and off-campus career fairs to connect business majors with businesses that hire Mercer BBA graduates
  • Opportunities to help you hone your job-seeking skills to obtain a professional position
  • Access to numerous workshops, seminars, special events, and more
  • 100%

    internship placement rate

  • 96%

    of business students who graduated in 2022 were employed or in graduate school six months after earning a Mercer degree.
    *See methodology at mercer.edu/post-graduate.

Enhance Your Experience

Mercer’s Bachelor of Business Administration students build impressive resumes by pursuing interests in student organizations, service initiatives, global experiences, undergraduate research, and more.

Driven Beyond The Classroom

Through our undergraduate business program, business majors will develop the skills and knowledge to compete in today’s business environment. By earning your BBA from Mercer, you’ll offer employers expertise in a number of business areas and disciplines, from small businesses and startups to multinational giants. Many Mercer business administration majors also go on to earn their MBA or other advanced degrees.

  • Students at Macon Bacon
  • Student with Traffic Jam shirt
  • 2023 CFA Institute Southern Classic Research Challenge Team

Powered By Purpose

In Every Corner Of The World

Bigger than study abroad. More meaningful than community service. Higher impact than research alone. Mercer On Mission deploys students and faculty across the globe to meet the most fundamental needs of humanity. Through Mercer On Mission, BBA students apply their classroom skills to help businesses on an international level.

Group of students and professors during Mercer On Mission South Africa
Two students with laptop during Mercer On Mission Rwanda
Students and Rwandans smiling during Mercer On Mission

What can I do with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree?

By earning your Bachelor of Business Administration degree, you will be prepared to excel in a career in a wide variety of industries and organizations around the globe.

Mercer business students land internships and careers with leading organizations like:

  • Atlanta Braves
  • Atlanta Hawks
  • Aflac
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Deloitte
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Google
  • IHG Hotels & Resorts
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Truist

Enjoy solid job growth

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects various business sectors to experience job growth from 6%–17% from now until 2031. This represents solid growth for business sectors in general and well-above-average job growth for select business areas.

At Mercer, I found my passion for market research, which helped me land my job at NASCAR. I use the skills and fundamentals of survey research and data analysis every day.

Marissa James, BBA in Marketing ’20, MBA ’22
Consumer Research Analyst, Nascar

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The support from faculty is unparalleled, and whether you want to start a new club, study abroad, innovate a new concept, or conduct research on a specific economic niche, Mercer’s business school will assist you in all of your pursuits.

Sachin Khurana, BBA in Economics, Finance, and Management ’20
Private Equity Associate, Siris Capital

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