Administration may refer to:

In business
* Administration (business), the performance or management of business operations.
* Management, the act of directing people towards accomplishing a goal
* Central Administration, the highest administrative department of an organization

In computing
* System administrator, a person who maintains and operates a computer system or network

In law
* Administration of an estate on death, arising if the deceased is legally intestate
* Administration (insolvency), a mechanism allowing insolvent companies to continue running their business. "Includes Administrative receivership"

In medicine
* Route of administration, the path by which a substance is brought into contact with the body

In politics:
* Administration (government), a term used in the context of government
** Reagan Administration, the executive branch of the US federal government from 1981 to 1989
** Clinton Administration, 1993 to 2001
** George W. Bush administration, 2001 to present
* Small Business Administration, a United States government agency supporting small businesses
* Public administration, the study and implementation of policy
* Local government, administrative offices that are smaller than a state or province

In academia:
* Academic administration, a branch of an academic institution responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution
* Bachelor of Business Administration, a bachelor's degree in business administration
* Master of Business Administration, a master's degree in business administration
* Doctor of Business Administration, a research-oriented doctorate focusing on business practice
* Münster School of Business Administration and Economics, part of the University of Münster
* Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, a Swedish language university located in Finland
* Institute of Business Administration, the name of two business schools

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