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Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration

Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration

• Especially in today’s business climate, ethics & corporate responsibility are tremendously important. You and your firm need to make decisions that are morally right, not just for yourselves but for your shareholders, employees, community, environment, and society.

Marketing is the study of making customers aware of your product, making the product optimally available to them, and motivating them to buy it.

Negotiation will prepare you to get what you want when bargaining with employees, vendors, customers, and others.

• Developing and manufacturing products is the province of operations management. Learn technology management to integrate new devices and processes, especially relating to information technology, into your business.

• In entrepreneurship, you’ll learn how to identify potential business opportunities, get the backing you’ll need to start them up, and develop them into viable organizations.

Strategy shows you how to evaluate the information you have about your firm and its resources, the marketplace, the industry, and society in order to make better decisions about what your firm should be doing in the future.


Most college and university business programs will include an internship or practicum at an external company where you can put your education into practice. Some programs absolutely require it; a good internship can perfectly position you for a job at the same company or an even better opprotunity when you finish school.

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If you earn your AS in Business Administration, jobs you will be prepared for include Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant, Office Manager, Retail Store Manager, Human Resources (HR) Manager and more.

Meanwhile, if you pursue a higher degree – a Bachelor’s – then you will have an edge over other job searchers in the market for higher level jobs and will therefore will earn more money. Examples include Controller (Financial), Human Resources (HR) Manager, Retail Store Manager, Operations Manager, Staff Accountant, General/Operations Manager, Administrative/Office Manager and more.

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