Business Administration

Business Administration

Preparing Servant Leaders to Impact the Marketplace

The University of Valley Forge is equipping Business students to think critically, respond ethically, be creative, perform with excellence as Christians in an ever-changing world, and learn to help others understand that their work connects to something bigger that has long-term value.

Whether you want to be a corporate executive, accountant or an entrepreneur, a business administration degree from UVF can help you achieve your passions and goals. We will prepare you to meet the challenges of a high-tech, global marketplace, where you will be able to sharpen your skills needed to serve as a leader in public and private businesses, as well as non-profit organizations.

Your UVF experience will prepare you to go out and make an impact that will change the world.

Students that graduate with a Business Administration degree are not only involved in for-profit companies, but are also involved in making an impact in the humanitarian marketplace, ministry and governmental organizations, and business enterprise.

    Recent Internships

    Students have had internships at the following organizations:

  • Deloitte
  • Truline
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Novartis
  • Huntington-Ingalls
  • Catholic Family Services
  • Entrepreneurial Start-ups
  • Recent Graduates

    Graduates have been hired at the following organizations:

  • ING Investments
  • Citi Private Bank
  • Cardone Industries
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Music Industry
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Entrepreneurial Start-Ups

BUSINESS FAQ’S

 

What will I learn in class?
You will learn theory and practice that will be instantly applicable in actual situations. At the very heart is the opportunity for leadership and involvement through mission trips, outreach, ministry, and complete a field-experience internship. UVF’s comprehensive core curriculum builds the foundation necessary for success in any field, while electives offer insight into specialized areas of expertise.

What kind of skills will I acquire?
Upon graduation, you will have the business skills, critical thinking skills, human relations skills and global business and leadership skills required to succeed in today’s business environments.

What job opportunities are available with a Business Administration degree?
Students have found career opportunities in Management, Global Business, Entrepreneurial Start-ups, Marketing & Public Relations, Finance & Banking, Music Industry, Accounting, and Human Resources.

Who teaches the courses?
UVF has highly qualified faculty who incorporate their real-world experience into the classroom. We emphasize collaborative learning among students and faculty, providing an academic environment that weaves together education, experience, service and community. Our faculty focus on innovative programs of instruction that include both traditional classroom theory and professional skills training.

What do Business Administration graduates have to say?

 

“Valley Forge helps shape you into a person with integrity and honesty and a good work ethic, which other colleges might not necessarily teach. That has helped me prepare for the workforce."
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Rob Howell ‘14
Account Services, Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC.

 

“My experience at UVF prepared me for my current position by giving me lots of time to build social and analytical skills that I would not have obtained without a college education. The Business Department helped me to become a more comfortable and effective employee in an environment that requires constant communication. These business classes gave me the tools that it takes to find the right answers in a timely manner.” 

Tom Kurtz ‘10
Client Accounts, Merrill Lynch 

 

“Classes provided me personal relationships with my peers and my professors. They helped me realize the importance of people in business while learning relationship-building skills. I learned that integrity is far greater than intellect. I am so thankful that the purpose of my job is to bless and enrich the lives of others.” 

Ashley Stewart ‘06
Jeweler, Premier Designs Inc.