Business Administration Transfer

Business Administration Transfer

Ready for a Business Career?

Considering pursuing your 4-year degree at The University of Iowa or Mount Mercy University? The Business Administration Transfer program prepares you for a career in the diverse area of business while guiding you through the transfer process. The program is based on a strong foundation of both business and general education courses. Upon completion, you may choose to transfer or go directly into the workforce prepared to face a complex and rewarding professional business career.

How to Apply Plan of Study

Kirkwood is the affordable option! We offer more than $3 million in scholarships every year. 

Kirkwood’s Business Administration Transfer program is the first and only one to transfer directly to the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, or to Mount Mercy University. You’ll learn from faculty who will share their real-world business experience in the classroom.

  • Introduction to Business
  • Information Computing
  • Business Statistics
  • Quantitative Reasoning for Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

Program Costs

Business Administration Transfer 

Program Entry Semester: Fall 2021, Spring, Summer 2022

Year One

Credits: 17 15 32
Tuition: $3,162 $2,790 $5,952
Fees: $50 $50 $100
Books: $724.25 $500.75 $1,225


Year Two

Credits: 16 17 33
Tuition: $2,976 $3,162 $6,138
Fees: $50 $50 $100
Books: $714.50 $658.75 $1,373.25




Costs provided are estimated and based on in-state tuition rates. Book cost estimates are for new books. Individual expenses may vary. These costs also do not factor in potential financial aid benefits. For a complete view of your specific cost expectation, visit our Cost Estimator Tool.
Included fees: Technology Fee
Current Tuition Rates per Credit Hour: $ 186 In-State; $ 249 Out-of-State; $ 372 International
Updated: 2/1/2021

What career could this lead to?

Graduates with Business Administration degrees can obtain jobs in a variety of different career opportunities.
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Mission Statement

The Business Administration Transfer program will positively impact the student by providing quality education in industry-identified technical skills, soft skills, and business-management knowledge. Students are encouraged to become life-long learners while making a productive contribution to their community and society.


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