Students who major in Business Administration choose to focus on the following specific area of business: Management Marketing Management Information Systems Pre-DPT Health Care Management Pre-DPT Sport Management General business Select specialization The major requires all students to take 12 business core courses, a selection of 15 additional credits in a business sequence, and 18 credits in free electives. Majors must complete the 48-credit college core as required of all Misericordia University students. The Business Administration Major permits students to freely fashion their study to meet their professional and personal needs. The curriculum contains sufficient flexibility to meet most needs and expectations of the students, both those who intend to go on to graduate school and those who see immediate entrance into the profession. Students in the major need to work very closely with their advisor in the selection of courses. The major permits students to take an aggressively quantitative or qualitative track or an equal balance between the "management by numbers" position and the "management through people" concept. Students are given instruction in business writing and presentation skills.