The Business program is designed for students who desire to complete an Associate degree before starting a career in business or before transferring to a four-year college outside the Massachusetts public college and university system. The Business program also appeals to students currently working in business who wish to expand their potential growth within the company or industry. The program meets the general education requirements, contains courses that give a solid business foundation, and gives students a taste of all aspects of business. Electives give students the ability to design their studies in a specific field of business - accounting, entrepreneurship, management and marketing. Career exploration is available with internship opportunities that apply classroom learning to business employment. Depending on elective selections, this program is available 100% online.
- Estimated Length of Program: 2 years
- Credential Awarded: Associate in Science in Business Administration
The Business program was developed for the student who is contemplating either a career in business after attaining an Associate degree or the student who plans to attend a college or university outside the Massachusetts public college and university system. The Business program has a general education foundation, a strong business core and a selection of business courses in accounting, management and marketing to round out the student's readiness to start a career or transfer. Designed with some flexibility to allow exploration in areas of interest, students can specialize in accounting, entrepreneurship, management and marketing. Students will utilize computer applications in all business courses, develop critical thinking skills, and expand soft skills such as written and oral communication, collaboration and teamwork. Internships give students hands-on experience in business where they can practice what they have learned in the classroom.
Please note that this program is designed for career and transfer to four-year colleges and universities outside the Massachusetts public college and university system (see Business Transfer program- BTCM). Students should consult their advisor or the college transfer counselor to determine which program meets their specific needs.
Upon successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Business Administration will be awarded.