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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:

AACSB accrediditation logo  Unlike private and online universities, the School of Business and Public Administration at CSUB is accredited 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:

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Commercial Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Sales
  • Taxation
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Contact Information

Dr. John Tarjan
Department Chair of Management and Marketing,
Associate Professor of Management

Phone: 661-654-2321
Fax: 661-654-2438

Office: BDC 209A

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