Business Administration - Associate Degree Program
Considering a career in business? Eastern Florida State College's two-year Business Administration Associate in Science degree offers four tracks that prepare graduates for work in a wide range of potential business fields, including:
Finance • Sales • Entrepreneurship • Marketing • Human Resources
• Management • Analysis • Operations • Accounting
Pick Your Path
This associate-level program can successfully serve both students ready to get to work, and those looking to pursue the next step in their college education.
For those seeking immediate employment in the field, this program and its related College Credit Certificates help develop the business and managerial knowledge needed to become a valuable asset to any company or non-profit organization.
Business Administration A.S. - COURSE CURRICULUM
The Business Administration associate degree is a broad, versatile program focusing on the fundamental areas of business management and administration; including accounting, business law, economics, management, marketing, sales, and more.
Looking for flexibility? This program provides both online and face-to-face delivery of all courses, giving students maximum flexibility with classes and coursework, including working adults going back to college.
Business Administration - Associate Degree Program
EFSC's Business Administration A.S. degree prepares students for a wide range of jobs
in business and industry, plus graduates can seamlessly move on to one of EFSC's 12 different bachelor-level business degree
specializations or apply to transfer to other colleges and universities. You must
choose from four career-focused curriculum tracks as your degree specialization:
Business Administration A.S. - Admissions Information
Apply for the Business Administration A.S. degree via EFSC's standard enrollment process. This is an open-access program with rolling admissions, so prospective students can apply to begin any term. Be sure to contact the program advisor or the EFSC advising team if you need help choosing a degree specialization that fits with your career goals and if you need assistance with the application process.
Brief Costs & Financial Aid Eligibility
In-state tuition for EFSC’s Business Administration A.S. degree totals approximately $6,300. You may also be eligible to receive financial aid and scholarships that can decrease your out-of-pocket expenses as you work through the program.
Courses You Could Take
The majority of courses for the Business Administration program and its associated, shorter-term college credit certificate programs are offered online or in-person. Flexibility in course delivery allows you to earn this A.S. degree in a setting that make sense for you. Here are a few of the courses you might take:
An intro to the accounting cycle and preparing financial statements including cash, receivables, payables, and inventory.
Covers basics of business activities and operations; including leadership and management, marketing, accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, and more.
Introduces principles of business administration, issues related to the U.S. economy, the management functions of business, and more.
An overview of the legal system in the U.S., with an emphasis on the law relating to the many facets of business.
Why Study Business Administration at EFSC?
Next-level learning starts with experienced instruction. As seasoned leaders and managers, EFSC's faculty has the extensive, hands-on knowledge that comes from putting in real time in the industry. You can count on learning about many facets of business directly from professionals and experts in the fields of business administration, operations, human resources, sales and marketing, and more.
One of the best first steps you can take to start building a career in business is pursuing a Business Administration A.S. degree. This path prepares students for most entry-level and some mid-level positions in the fields of business, operations, administration, sales, marketing, human resources, and more. Upon completion of the program, you'll be well-equipped with the most modern tools the industry has to offer.
Bachelor's degree options Close to Home
Graduating with a Business Administration A.S. degree means you'll be eligible to apply for transfer into one of twelve specializations in the popular Organizational Management Bachelor of Applied Science degree program at EFSC, as well as explore transfer options to other schools. Be sure to work closely with your advisor to ensure course planning includes the prerequisite courses you'll need to meet transfer requirements, which is especially important when planning to transfer with an A.S. degree. Here are just four choices from the EFSC bachelor degree specializations you could pursue once you graduate with this A.S. degree:
Related Certificate Programs
For those interested in the Business Administration A.S. degree, there are six associated College Credit Certificates (CCCs) at Eastern Florida that might interest you as a starting point! These shorter-term certificates include courses that can count toward the A.S. degree. EFSC's academic advisors can help you get started.