Program Description

Baltimore City Community College’s Business Administration Program prepares students for success and to transfer to a four-year college/University to complete their studies in a chosen field of business. The students are required to participate in studies that will provide them with the ability to demonstrate their skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, visioning and interpersonal relationships. These activities will promote self-confidence and the desire for continuous learning. Students and the communities that they serve will prosper from their knowledge and integrity. The Business Administration Program is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Business Administration Objectives:

  • Assist students in obtaining skills that will enable graduates to obtain rewarding careers in industry, government and service sectors.
  • Encourage students to communicate with both their BCCC advisors and the upper-level schools of their choice to determine early and accurately the transfer school’s expectations and requirements.
  • Prepare students with a basic foundation to be able to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
  • Establish viable articulation agreements with local colleges and universities.

Job Description

An associate’s degree prepares people for jobs by providing basic training in business fundamentals. Along with organizational and leadership skills, two-year degrees give people the necessary skills for the business world. Community college graduates work in various supervisory positions, such as administrative assistants, entrepreneurs, and lower-management positions.

  • Accountant
  • Accounts Payable Professional
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Bank Compliance Officer
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget Analyst
  • Compliance Specialist
  • Travel Manager
  • Customer Service Associate
  • E-Commerce Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Human Resources Manager

Career Options and Occupation Outlook

Employment is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Tasks such as managing facilities and being prepared for emergencies will remain important in a wide range of industries. The need for business managers covers all industries.

Skills Needed

Business managers must be able to plan, direct, and coordinate, excellent communication skills, and critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, basic math skills, computer skills, excellent listening skills.

Application Process

To apply to BCCC, follow these steps:

  1. Submit a completed admissions application with a $10 application fee.

  2. Submit a completed Maryland Residency Verification form.

  3. Submit appropriate academic credentials to the Admissions Office:

    a. Official high school transcript (showing evidence of graduation); b. GED diploma (with a copy of your scores); c. Official college transcript (if transferring from another college)
  4. Take the ACCUPLACER placement test.

  5. Participate in New Student Orientation session, either online or in-person.

Note: Applicants under the age of 16 must meet with the Director of Admissions for special admissions requirements.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Sep 2020
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