Any degree in Business Administration can help you climb the corporate ladder. Areas of study include the fundamentals of accounting, sales and marketing, and human resources management. Some programs also offer students the opportunity to participate in an internship program in the latter part of their degree program. An internship may help you make a decision about a particular direction you are interested in with hands on real world experience. Students who complete a business administration degree will work to analyze and understand business problems and solutions. As you progress in your studies you may choose a particular area to focus on like sales, marketing, finance etc.