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Offered in the Classroom & 100% Online
Warren Buffet, Oprah Winfrey and Bill Gates may have succeeded with hard work and a bit of luck, but they started with the basics. Those basics include accounting, management, marketing, economics, and politics in the global business market — all offered through CCD's business administration program. This program allows you to earn a number of different degrees and certificates. These programs are designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in business or to launch you from a two-year associate degree to transfer to a four-year college or university.
Here at CCD, you'll complete one of four associate degree programs, including business, management, marketing and real estate. With core classes in public speaking, accounting, communication and science, you’ll be on your way to not only furthering your career but also gain valuable skills other candidates will lack.
Academic support is provided through CCD’s Excel Knowledge Zone.
It helps students succeed by offering a variety of learning opportunities with three locations on campus:
CCD Online offers fully online certificates and degrees, and individual online courses to help match your busy schedule. This program offers between 70 and 100 percent of its degree either online or through a hybrid program.
Your first step is to see if online learning is right for you. Online and hybrid environments offer much more flexibility but require more self-direction and self-discipline. Certain work habits, learning styles and skills contribute to a successful online or hybrid learning experience.
Online Experience Questions?
303.352.6785 | TLC@ccd.edu
Most of this program is eligible for federal financial aid. However, the certificate in customer service is not eligible for federal student aid.
Your first step is to connect with the Financial Aid office to discover how you can afford college. Our dedicated staff and support services help you wade through all the legal language and get you past the first hurdle to completing your educational goals.
In addition, CCD has $1,000,000 available in scholarships. Apply at CCD.edu/Scholarships.
Stop by the financial aid office on the first floor of the Confluence Building for help with the federal financial aid application. Walk-in hours are offered every Wednesday from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Confluence Building, room 118.
The business designation associate degree is a guaranteed transfer program.
GT programs enable all college students to complete their first two years of college here at CCD and then transfer to any public college in Colorado as a junior. It is called the DWD program (Degrees with Designation). This program saves you money and time.
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The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." The information provided here is the best available to us and represents one year’s data only. However, we hope this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as you make your career and educational choices in the field of business administration.
Click here for CCD’s gainful employment occupation, placement rate, on-time completion rate, average program tuition & fees, and average program median loan debt data.
The Cooperative Education (BUS 287) course is available to A.A.S. degree students.
This course provides the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to your educational program and occupational objectives. You'll be placed at approved workstations related to your program of study and work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor/coordinator.
Employment of administrative services managers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Business tasks will remain important in a wide range of industries.
By studying business administration, you are opening the doors to careers in a vast majority of industries.
Learn more about this career path by visiting CCD's Career and Transfer Center.
How Much Can I Expect to Earn?
Salaries vary, depending on the position. The median annual wage for administrative assistants was $37,870 per year ($18.21 per hour) in May 2017 and the median wage for administrative services managers was $94,020 per year ($45.20 per hour) in May 2017.
The information provided here is by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.
The customer service and entrepreneurship certificates both seamlessly transfer to the Associate of Applied Science in marketing. Complete a certificate and start working while you study and finish your associate degree.