Degree and Certificate Information
- Associate in Science Degree / Business Administration
- Certificate / Retail Management --- Click here for Gainful Employment details.
- Certificate of Proficiency / Clerical Assistant
For more certificate/short-term training opportunities visit the Office Administration Program webpage.
What can I do with a degree in Business Administration?
Studies in business may lead to opportunities in an endless array of industries, government agencies, non-profit and for-profit corporations. A sampling of career options includes sales and customer service, office administration, bookkeeping and general office technology support, and may lead to related roles in supervisory and management positions. Students can also acquire leadership and entrepreneurial skills required to start, manage and lead their own business. With so many career paths to choose from, the employment opportunities for graduates with a business degree are extensive.
What is the application process?
There is no special program application for the Business Administration program.
Career & Salary Outlook
Business occupations are varied and have a wide range of starting wages. Retail salespersons may start at $9.51 per hour, whereas office and administrative support workers may start at $12.55 per hour; corresponding average wages range from $13.52 to $15.73 per hour. A first-line supervisor may start at $16.06 to $19.57 per hour, depending upon the industry.
Sources: CareerOneStop 2012; WA State Employment Security Department, September 2013
Career Pathways: A visual roadmap to help you reach your career goals.
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Office Administration &
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