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The associate in business administration program provides students with a fundamental understanding of basic business practices. It’s a great springboard to a bachelor’s degree and prepares students to enter a number of fields.
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You’ll combine general education courses with foundational business classes, which allows you to obtain an understanding of key business areas.
You’ll select general education classes from the following:
Please note this degree program may not be able to be completed fully in-seat. A combination of in-seat and online coursework may be required.
An Associate in Science in Business Administration prepares you for entry-level business positions. For those already in the workforce, an associate degree may open opportunities for advancement. Students can also continue their studies and pursue a bachelor’s program.
Some possible paths include:
The Robert W. Plaster School of Business is an educational member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. As part of the ACBSP’s global network, the school enjoys exclusive access to training, awards programs and more.
Columbia College students benefit from small, personalized classes. Our professors and instructors are leaders in their respective industries and communities.
Built in 2019, New Hall houses the Robert W. Plaster School of Business. The first floor includes six classrooms with the latest educational technology and mobile furniture to allow for flexible seating. The first floor also includes event space, study areas and faculty offices. The top three floors house 150 students in suite-style rooms.
New Hall also has an outdoor terrace extending from the entrance of the building to the border of R. Marvin Owens field.
Our graduates work in a variety of industries.
"“I think furthering yourself through education is the best way to get forward in life and coming here set a solid foundation for me to build upon. The class sizes were smaller so it allowed for more one-on-one instruction with your professor. That I think made all the difference for me.”
— Tyler Turner ’19, Associate in Science in Business Administration