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Business administration is one of the most popular and highly sought majors of study at universities globally. A competitive and challenging area of study, students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are given all the tools needed to join the business community and its many interesting career opportunities. A graduate with a business degree has a distinct edge when applying to jobs, especially in large and multinational corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

The BBA is offered by the Department of Management at the American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business, which strives to ensure that students master the knowledge required to succeed in a dynamic environment. Courses offered in this major cover different areas of business including management, entrepreneurship, accounting, marketing, finance, management of information systems, and operations management.

A Unique Learning Experience

A degree in business administration prepares students to be future leaders of businesses in the region and beyond. The learning experience of a business student at AUC School of Business goes beyond a typical lecture experience. Inside the classroom, students benefit from applying business knowledge by working on projects, participating in simulations, writing case studies and working on projects with companies. Outside the classroom, students participate in national and international competitions, study tours and conferences and are exposed to a real life pace and enrich their practical experience.

Furthermore, internships develop their professional experience, prepare students for the real world and enable them to build networks that will stay with them throughout their entire careers.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The Bachelor of Business Administration ensures that students master the knowledge required to manage in a dynamic environment. The courses offered cover the areas of management, accounting, marketing, finance, strategy, operational management and international business. Business administration majors can select from areas of concentration including finance, marketing, management and management of information systems.

A total of 127 credits are required for the Bachelor of Business Administration. 

To check program details on AUC Catalog, please click here.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Management of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) 

The study of management of information and communication technology (MICT) is designed with a particular focus to adapt its content in a local context congruent with the needs of Egyptian organizations and capable of addressing IT challenges that arise in such organizations. The MICT curriculum provides students with a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while enabling them to develop expertise in business management and information technology. This program is a joint degree between the School of Business (BUS) and the School of Sciences and Engineering (SSE).

A total of 133 credits are required for the Bachelor of Business Administration in MICT (with no more than 63 hours of courses in the area of business). 

To check program details on AUC Catalog, please click here.



Business administration graduates do not just join the workforce, they influence it, shape it and change it for the better. The program teaches them not only to recognize opportunity, but to create it.

This is a necessary skill in a business environment that is constantly evolving. A business and management studies degree prepares for a career in business, which may stretch across any sector or industry, therefore career options are varied.


“The simulations, class presentations and case studies among other practical learning techniques prepared me to become a competent employee that is capable of thinking critically and presenting confidently in today’s competitive market.”

  –Dalia El Tayebi ’08