Associate in Science
The mission of the Associate in Science (A.S.) in Business Administration degree is to educate, train, and develop students to manage the ever-increasing complexities of business. The program is a balance between theory and practice that enhances the educational experiences and employment potential for students. The program emphasizes advanced business technical skills, administrative and management skills, and critical skills in communications, quantitative and organizational/systems understanding.
Whether you are interested in management, finance, marketing, administration, or starting a company of your own, you need a strong foundation in all aspects of business. One of our most versatile degrees, the Associate in Science in Business Administration will give you the background needed to take you wherever you want to go in your business career.
Classes are available throughout Duval and Nassau counties at one of our convenient locations or entirely online for flexibility. After earning your degree you can choose to begin a career in business or related field or continue on to pursue one of our bachelor's degrees in Business Administration (T200) (B.S.) , Financial Services (T210) (B.S.) , or Supervision and Management (S100) (B.A.S.) for increased employment options and advanced opportunities.
The program prepares you for employment or advancement in a wide variety of business professions where the knowledge of business administration principles and theory are applied. Advanced business technical skills, administrative, and management skills, critical skills in communications and quantitative and organizational systems understanding are emphasized. The program culminates with a required capstone course which builds on the business knowledge, skills, and abilities learned throughout the program with the completion of a capstone project.
A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all professional core courses.
Four technical certificates are available within this degree program: Business Entrepreneurship (6257) (T.C.) , Business Specialist (6253) (T.C.) , Business Operations (6250) (T.C.) , and Business Management (6251) (T.C.) . Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Please note that by being enrolled in Business Administration (2213) (A.S.) you may automatically meet the requirements for one of the aforementioned technical certificates. If you meet the requirements for a technical certificate, as a result of being enrolled in Business Administration (2213) (A.S.) , you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate(s) upon meeting their requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate please contact an advisor to do so.
The A.S. Business Administration degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP only accredits degree programs, not certificates.
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