Associate of Science in Business Administration

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of the Business Administration Associate of Science degree program is to educate students in the fundamental concepts, techniques and skills necessary to excel in various business-related fields.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION VISION STATEMENT:

To create a learning environment in which students understand the fundamentals of ethical business practices and behaviors to help them succeed in the 21st century global business environment.

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GOALS:

MacCormac’s Business Administration Program will ensure that students are well rounded, well educated, and well prepared for the 21st century world of business. To that end, the course of study will:

  • Provide students with a broad-based overview of the key concepts, tools, strategies and techniques necessary to support/enhance students’ employability in a for-profit or not- for-profit business venture.
  • Provide the basic tools to move on to a four-year college or university.
  • Explore the latest concepts and practices in management and global economics.
  • Broaden student understanding of current and future economic trends and their impact on the business climate in the U.S. and across the globe.
  • Build basic skills, knowledge and understanding of business accounting, finance, technology, human resource management and marketing.
  • Integrate traditional classroom education, best practices and experiential learning to enhance student knowledge and understanding.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Communicate effectively in business environments
  • Utilize relevant business software and online business resources
  • Review the relevance of social media within the business context
  • Analyze internal and external business reports including basic financial statements
  • Identify, analyze and evaluate common and competing interests of business stakeholders including customers, suppliers, business owners, investors and global markets
  • Gain an understanding of the ethical challenges related to business and management through the study of effective strategies for resolving these issues.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AT A GLANCE

WHAT DOES AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PREPARE ME FOR?

Business Administration majors complete a general business curriculum that prepares you for a career in a non-profit, for-profit, and many facets of the business environment. Students receive a foundation in business studies that includes accounting, management, marketing, global business and economics. Many graduates of the Business Administration program at MacCormac College go on to continue their education at four-year institutions.

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Entrepreneur

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

Demand for administrative assistants is projected to grow by 12 percent in the next ten years (U.S. News and World Report, 2012-2013).

MEDIAN SALARY RANGE

While the median annual salary in 2010 for administrative assistants was $34,660, the top 10 percent of executive administrative assistants earned more than $73,530 a year.

WHY STUDY BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AT MACCORMAC?

Business Administration majors at MacCormac College have the opportunity to complete an internship which allows them to define career goals, gain experience and acquire self-confidence in the workplace. Business administration majors at MacCormac College learn to:

  • Analyze internal and external business reports including basic financial statements
  • Analyze and evaluate competing interests of stakeholders including customers, suppliers, investors and society
  • Communicate effectively in business environments
  • Use relevant business software and online business resources

ACCREDITATION

MacCormac College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Program taught in:
  • English

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