Thomas More College

Are You Ready To Take Care of Business?

Thomas More’s Department of Business Administration can prepare you to work in one of the fastest growing industries, as ranked by Career Builder, or in one of the top 25 business jobs as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, just a few of which are listed below:

  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst or Specialist
  • Financial Analyst, Advisor, or Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • HR Specialist
  • Medical & Health Services Manager
  • Social & Community Service Manager
  • Meeting, Convention, & Event Planner
  • Credit Counselor
  • Loan Officer

Business Administration graduates are employed at Cincinnati Bell, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Diocese of Covington, Duke Energy, Fidelity Investments, Fifth Third Bank, General Electric/GE Aircraft Engines, Great American Insurance, Kroger, P&G, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, among others.

Recent Grads say this about the program

“Faculty is amazing...they really care about the well-being of students”

“Faculty take time to sit down with students outside of class to discuss career plans, how to improve in class, or even just the weather”

Business Administration

Business administration, the largest academic program at Thomas More University, is housed in the Kohlhepp Business Administration Center. The business administration curriculum at TMU is based on a solid liberal arts foundation, providing students with specific professional qualifications to help define and implement their personal career plans.

Prepare yourself for success in the business world by studying modern management practices and theory; participating in internships or co-ops for on-the-job training; and learning to analyze problems, lead others, and make ethical judgments—skills needed in today’s global business environment.

Get ready to join the ranks of business professional by enrolling in the Business Administration Program. A variety of degree options—from an associate’s degree to a master’s degree—are available. Choose a traditional or an accelerated degree program (TAP), which is designed specifically with the flexibility needed by working professionals seeking business degrees. Nearly half of our accelerated graduate survey respondents from 2014-2015 report positive employment changes while in the program—new positions or promotions within current organizations or better positions with new employers.

Why choose Thomas More University for Business Administration?

  • Accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program) above and beyond the regional accreditation from SACS-COC
  • Comprehensive curriculum that combines a solid liberal arts foundation with exceptional business administration studies
  • Dedicated, experienced faculty
    • Over 90% have doctoral degrees
    • Most have real-world business experience
  • A variety of concentrations
    • Management/Human Resources
    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Business Law
    • Operations Management
    • Quantitative Analysis
  • Opportunities for double majors (e.g., accounting, computer information systems), making graduates even more attractive to potential employers
  • Internship opportunities, many of which lead to full-time employment after graduation
    • American Financial Group
    • BGD Law
    • Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters
    • Cincinnati Insurance
    • Convergys
    • Cove Credit Union
    • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    • Fidelity Investments
    • Fifth Third Bank
    • Indelac Controls
    • Intelligrated
    • Kentucky Speedway
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Proctor & Gamble
    • Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC
  • Evening and one-day-a-week classes for sophomores, juniors, and seniors, which provide the flexibility to schedule courses around work commitments
  • Member of Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society for Business

Experiential Learning

Experiential learning, which takes learning beyond the classroom, is a requirement at Thomas More University, and faculty work with Business Administration students to help them choose the right experience—an apprenticeship, an internship, a cooperative or contracted learning experience, or a service-learning project—to fulfill this requirement.

Service-learning projects are a way to complete the experiential learning requirement at the College and make a tangible contribution to the community. Past service-learning projects completed by business administration students include the following:

  • Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity (
  • Volunteering for Housing Opportunities for Northern Kentucky (HONK), a non-profit working to guide families on the path to home ownership
  • Mentoring at-risk students in the public school system
  • Tutoring on campus or as part of the Greater Cincinnati Literacy Networ

International Studies

Broaden your business horizons by participating in international travel that incorporates business topics viewed through a global looking glass, research, and the TMU mission of examining your “place in the world” Recent trips to England, Scotland, Ireland, Nicaragua, and France, have enriched the learning experience of participating students while providing opportunities for course credit.

Department of Business Administration in the News

For more information, contact:

Penny A. Braboy, DBA
Department Chair
Department of Business Administration
Thomas More University

Christopher Moyer, Phd
Division Chair
Department of Business Administration
Thomas More University