Business Administration Department at Columbia College

The Columbia College business administration department provides a solid foundation in business theory and practice. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of corporate, public and non-profit positions.


Programs and experiences we offer

In addition to academic programs, students in the department of business administration benefit from the Steven and Barbara Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship. The center provides resources to find internships, network and develop new ideas.


Associate degree

An Associate in Business Administration prepares you for support roles or a bachelor's program.

Bachelor's degrees

Choose a degree that gives you a fundamental understanding of business and prepares you for the workforce.

Master's degree

Add an M.B.A. to prepare for advancement or management and leadership roles


A certificate program can be a great stepping stone and introduction into a degree program.


Gain an edge in the workforce by taking a few more classes to add a minor to your degree.


The Steven and Barbara Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship

Columbia College's Steven and Barbara Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship is a resource to our students through experiential learning, internships, mentoring and if you win the Pitch competition — startup capital!

Student Business Pitch Competition Returning soon

The Student Business Pitch Competition is the ultimate project for student entrepreneurs with any kind of idea. Finalists will create a pitch for a panel of judges. Winners receive monetary awards to start or support their business. First place receives $5,000, second $3,000, and third $2,000.


Get to know the department better

CC Biz Buzz blog

CC Biz Buzz is a monthly column series that runs in the Columbia Daily Tribune that features insightful commentary from a member of the Columbia College Robert W. Plaster School of Business faculty.

Read the latest from CC Biz Buzz

Business Showcase Returning soon

Find a college that fits you! Students and their parents are encouraged to attend Business Showcase to explore life at Columbia College. Learn more about our business programs, enjoy lunch with faculty and tour campus with a current student.

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