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Business Administration: Getting Down to Business

Last updated on September 26, 2019

Are you looking for a degree that will offer multiple job opportunities after graduation? Have you considered studying business administration? In today’s workplace and economy, business administration requires a foundation in both technical skills and business operations. You can earn your business administration degree and develop in-demand skills at Dallas Community Colleges.

What Will I Learn?

There is so much you can learn in business administration. Here are just a few areas you may study:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Leadership
  • Communicating effectively
  • Economics

Tell Me More About Degrees and Certificates Offered:

Business administration is a Career and Technical Education program designed to provide you with the skills you need to enter the workplace in two years or fewer. You can earn an associate degree or one of three specialty awards so that you are prepared for the competitive job field.

Business Trainee Skills Achievement Awards are offered at Brookhaven College and are designed to work with your career plans and to match a wide range of skills needed for entry level job positions.

Possible Career Paths Available:

The sky is the limit when it comes to possible careers in business administration. There are too many business administration jobs to mention but we have listed some possible job positions you may want to consider after completing your degree or certificate.

  • Marketing
  • Personal finance
  • Human resources
  • Business law
  • Management
  • Nonprofit administration

Can I Take Business Administration Classes Online?

Yes, you can take business administration classes online! We also offer classes in the classroom and self-paced studies. Business classes are offered at all seven colleges of DCCCD but keep in mind not all classes are offered at every college, so be sure to check with your advisor before registering.

What Are Guided Pathways in Business Administration?

Guided Pathways clearly outline specific requirements that tell you which courses to enroll in and identify learning outcomes for business administration. You will recieve a step-by-step guide with courses mapped out for you, this will help you stay on track in earning your degree or certificate.

How Much Will it Cost to Complete My Degree in Business Administration?

At just $59 per credit hour, Dallas Community Colleges have some of the most competitive tuition costs in the state! Head to our website to calculate your in-county tuition cost. (Not a Dallas County resident? We have you covered — we’ve got a calculator for that, too.)

Ready to Get Started?

Start by going through the DCCCD admissions process and applying for financial aid; then meet with an academic advisor to discuss which classes you should take and how to get started.

While you’re here, you should also consider checking out our previous programs of the month.

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