Business Administration Associate Degree Program
03/2020: All programs have been converted to online. Enrollment and financial aid can be done from home. You can start your program ONLINE at Rockford Career College today. The College moved to online instruction for all our programs to be in compliance with Governor J.B. Pritzker’s executive order.
Don’t postpone enrolling. Use your time wisely and enroll today. This program was online and continues to be online ONLY
This program provides students with an opportunity to continue their business administration studies beyond the diploma level. It is designed for those who already have 61 credit hours in a business concentration.
Students complete general education courses such as Oral and Written Communication, College Math, History of American Government, Introduction to Psychology, and Life Science. These are complemented by business courses covering marketing, accounting, strategic planning, and digital communication.
This program is online, so you could complete all coursework in the comfort of your own home or use our campus computer labs if you need some assistance. Once you have earned your Business Administration diploma, you could either start the associate program immediately or wait until you have started working. Some employers may even offer tuition assistance programs!
Enjoy Strong Career Opportunities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of business occupations is projected to grow seven percent from 2016 to 2026.1
1https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/administrative-services-managers.htm, retrieved 2/25/2020
The Business Administration AAS program will enhance your business knowledge, management and administrative skillset. This program is designed to help business professionals advance their existing careers. A certificate or diploma in a business related program, significant college courses toward a business degree, or approved business work experience is required for admission.
Program length – 7 months
Courses include accounting, negotiation and organizational structure. Business courses are paired with courses in oral and written communication and the humanities to develop business skills, interpersonal skills, writing ability and workplace adaptability.
Managers with good decision-making, organizational and communication skills will always be in demand. Armed with a business degree, you could choose the industry that interests you most. If you decide to change jobs, the skills you learn here could be used in other organizations or industries.
Demand for administrative services managers and general managers is expected to grow 5-8% through 2024.1
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