Business Administration Diploma Program

Business Administration Diploma Program

100% of the program is online - At Rockford Career College, learning online doesn’t mean learning alone.  Read how we support our students.

What is Business Administration?

The opportunities in business are endless for those driven to succeed in this environment. Business Administration is a course of study that broadly prepares you for a career in this exciting world. Those with a background in Business Administration can expect to be prepared for common entry-level office positions that involve::
  • Building spreadsheets and working with numbers.
  • Learning the fundamentals of computer systems and common programs.
  • Understanding the business environment, language and structure.
  • Developing presentations and creating business outlines.

What Career Options are Available in Business Administration?

Business administration is an extremely popular area of study due to the wide variety of career options. There are literally thousands of different roles and hundreds of different industries to choose from. With a Business Administration degree, you may find employment in settings such as:
  • Public & Private Businesses
  • Government
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Law Firms
  • Healthcare
  • And much more

At Rockford Career College, our program includes an externship program that gives you the opportunity to work in a professional environment prior to seeking employment. This real-world experience allows students to truly understand what it is like to work in a professional environment and give an idea of the various roles in the workplace. Some graduates are even offered jobs where they gained their experience.

What You Will Learn in a Business Administration Program

Securing employment in a business environment requires you to go above and beyond and stand out in a crowded field of job applicants. Our Business Administration program can be completed in as little as 8 months and you will learn invaluable skills such as:
  • Administration Practice Fundamentals
  • Approaches to Maximize Resources
  • Management of Time, Money and Technology
  • Oral and Written Communication Best Practices
  • Interpersonal Skills and Writing Adaptability
  • And Other Business Related Topics

Why Choose Our College?

For over 155 years, Rockford Career College has made a lasting impact on the students and community we serve by:
  • Making student success our #1 priority.
  • Designing courses that develop critical skill sets and expanding our student’s knowledge base for a life-time career.
  • Ensuring that the skills businesses need are the skills we teach.
  • Offering affordable programs that typically take less time to complete and have smaller class sizes than those of other schools.
  • Offering on-campus, hybrid, and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Having the best career services team that has done the networking for you with numerous local employers and are here to help.

All of us here at Rockford Career College are here to help you succeed, whether it’s our free tutoring, helpful financial aid options, or connecting you with businesses for that great job. We may have changed names and locations over the years, but our goal remains the same: To prepare you for quick entry into the workforce.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Program Length – 8 Months

100% of the program is online


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After you complete the Business Administration Diploma Program, you could continue with our online, 7-month Business Administrationt Associate Degree completion program.  That's only 15 months total to get an associate degree.