Business Administration

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Business Administration Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in business.

Is it a boom or bust? Why do some businesses succeed while others fail? What are the crucial skills needed to make a business profitable in today’s global economy? Answering these questions is the goal of any thriving company—and of the Business Administration students at Valencia College. In this program, you will learn the psychology behind making companies profitable and efficient, and develop the business skills needed to become a valuable asset within any company. Using input from hundreds of the country’s best employers regarding their changing job needs, Valencia College is constantly updating this program to include the latest business skills and acumen students need to succeed in the business world.

Specializations Available:

  • Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S Career Path
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business

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Program Details

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Review course descriptions, important dates and deadlines and other program details in the official college catalog.


Related Certificates

Valencia College certificate programs can put you on the fast track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or career advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less.

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

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60 credits

You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor’s.

More career options. Increased opportunities to advance in your field. A bachelor’s degree at 2/3 the cost of a Florida public university. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership at Valencia College lets you build on your associate degree and prepare for a supervisory or management role in your field or the industry of your choice. Enroll with an associate degree or at least 60 credit hours. Contact a career program advisor to learn more.

Career Outlook

Learn How To

  • Manage microcomputer systems to carry out various related administrative and business activities.
  • Manage various business operations.
  • Plan, advertise and sell.

Job Outlook

A degree in business offers a world of exciting career choices in all types of organizations. These may include wholesale and retail stores and services, financial agencies, banks and large businesses, government agencies and educational systems.

Potential Careers

  • Business Manager
  • Finance Specialist
  • Sales Agent
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Advertising Manager
$28,000 - $36,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia College A.S. degree and certificate programs ranges between 90 – 95%, according to the latest FETPIP data.

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