Professional education in business administration develops the capabilities to prepare you for positions of leadership and responsibility at all levels of management. Our academic programs range from certificates to graduate degrees to give you what you need to take the next best step – wherever you are in your education or career.


The degrees offered through the Department of Business Administration fall into four distinct disciplines. A cross-disciplinary minor in business administration is also offered.


  • How I Teach — Business - UD Marketing Professor Julia Belyavsky Bayuk helps incoming Lerner students discover their passion through the Basics of Business, otherwise known as BUAD 110.
  • Lifelong Lerner Webinar: The Future of Sales - Join us for the next Lifelong Lerner Webinar Series: The Future of Sales on Thursday, March. 18 from noon to 1 p.m. (EST), when Lerner College faculty and alumni will discuss how selling has changed in the last few years.
  • Lerner Graduate Student Stories: Wenqing “Wennie” Xu - Wenqing “Wennie” Xu is an MBA candidate at UD’s Lerner College. Wu shared how this program has impacted her and what she plans to do next in this Q&A with Lerner.
  • Potential pitfalls of self-managed teams - New research from UD Professor of Management Dustin Sleesman explores the effectiveness of self-management for diverse teams.
  • Connecting with the Lerner College this spring - Lerner Student Stories Sessions, Lerner Virtual Visit Days and UD Decision Days offer three unique experiences to connect with us and learn more about life as a Blue Hen.