Business Administration Diploma Program
Businesses need employees prepared to step into entry-level office positions. Our business administration program helps you develop strong Microsoft computer skills needed to create spreadsheets, outlines, and presentations. Courses cover relevant topics such as managing change, encouraging effective team building, leading continuous improvement in operations, and managing finances and human resources.
Our experienced instructors teach real-world skills, and our externship program gives you the opportunity to work in a professional environment prior to seeking employment. Some graduates are offered jobs where they gained their experience.
Our diploma program provides a strong knowledge base that could be expanded in the future. Credits earned transfer to our Associate Degree in Business Administration if you decide to further your education. Some employers may even offer tuition assistance!
Enjoy Strong Career Opportunities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the salary range in Illinois for administrative assistants is $20,910 to $55,210 with a median salary of $35,000.1
1 onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6014.00, retrieved 5/29/2019
The Business Administration program could prepare you to become a valuable member of any professional office environment. Develop the skills you'll need to qualify for an entry-level position in a business related field.
Program length – 10 months
Courses address business administration practices and approaches that aim to maximize resources – including human participants, time, money and technology – to meet business goals and deadlines. General courses in oral and written communication and the humanities are included to help develop your interpersonal skills, writing ability, and workplace adaptability.
Business professionals with good decision-making, organizational, and communication skills will always be in demand. Whether you are looking for your first position or want to advance your career, the skills you could develop are transferable, which means if you decide to change jobs, they could be used in a variety of different organizations and industries.
The U.S. will need 756,200 new office clerks between 2014 and 2024.1
1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2024 Edition, General office clerk, retrieved 4/26/16
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