Bay Atlantic University

Undergraduate Programs

BAU’s primary mission is to provide education in accounting in preparation for professional careers in public accounting. The program is devoted to providing basic accounting and business knowledge and skills, along with general education, needed for career development.

The program is intended to prepare career focused students with comprehensive knowledge of business principles. Students receive a comprehensive business education as they learn the key content areas of management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and law; this includes exposure to how technology, ethical decision-making and other business elements are transforming workplaces locally and globally.

BAU is committed to providing a strong undergraduate program in Economics that teaches students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in economics careers. The BAU BA program in Economics is designed not only to prepare students for careers in economics related fields, but also to produce well-rounded global citizens.

This program will give graduates the knowledge to evaluate and recommend financial solutions effectively. It combines concepts from management, economics and accounting with financial techniques essential in making sound business decisions. The focus is on corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and services and personal financial planning.

Students studying International Relations & Affairs at BAU will focus on the changing political, economic and cultural relations within the international system of the modern era. The program explores how global, regional, and domestic factors influence relations between actors on the world stage. Students learn both the foundational skills and specific knowledge necessary to analyze the choices and challenges that arise among nations.

The BAU political science program studies government at all stages in their development. Students explore the process by which political decisions are made and how various matters affect government behavior. The program covers a range of subfields including American government and politics, comparative government and politics, international relations, political theory, public law, and public administration.

BAU’s program in Data Science integrates scientific methods from statistics, computer science and data-based business management to extract knowledge from data and drive decision making. The Data Science curriculum provides students with rigorous applications and practices for a smooth transition into student internships and full-time employment.

The IT program’s purpose is to educate, mentor, train and develop students that can manage and supervise while using effective knowledge of evolving technologies, efficient project planning and implementation techniques. It will provide students with the opportunity to attain a degree that will enhance their opportunities in management and supervisory positions within the information technology field.

Graduate Programs

The Entrepreneurship program provides students with the necessary knowledge and experience to excel as entrepreneurs in today’s highly competitive global business environment. Students acquire critical skills associated with understanding and managing innovation, branding, and intrapreneurship. As part of the program, students learn how to develop and commercialize their own projects.

The Global Affairs curriculum empowers students to think critically about the various interconnected components of the global economy. From the information technology revolution to the restructuring of supply chains, monopolistic practices to sustainable development, students gain in-depth knowledge concerning the basic dynamics that have transformed the worldwide economy.

The International Law & Economics curriculum offers students specialized courses in basic international law, trade law, and national competition law statues. Students learn how legal systems affect the broader economic and trade environment with respect to critical decisions about investments, outsourcing, and the development of new trade programs.

The Master of Science in Big Data program is designed to meet the increasing need for highly skilled data analysts who can analyze the growing amount of data confronting in a variety of disciplines, and transform it into usable information for use in decision-making. The program delivers rigorous training in computational techniques and provides mastery of data analysis. This program will provide students with frameworks for critically looking at data, interpreting and visualizing data, and applying that knowledge in real-world applications that will shape how 21st century business challenges are addressed.

The Master of Science in Cyber Security program teaches students to protect the confidentiality, availability and integrity of information and information systems that support modern organizations. The program focuses on both the fundamentals of information systems as well as advanced topics in areas such as network security, cryptography, risk management, security governance, business continuity, security architecture, physical security and critical infrastructures.