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    Program Duration: 2 Year Program
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    Degree Type: Associate in Arts (A.A.)
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    Total Credit Hours: 63
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About This Program

Through our Business program, you will gain a strong foundation in marketing, management, finance and economics that can lead to a variety of career options. Our program will prepare you to compete in the growing global economy, which, because of technological advancements, particularly in communications, allows people from all corners of the world to do business with one another. Upon completing the Business program, you will be able to prepare, analyze and discuss basic financial statements; evaluate basic managerial and marketing problems and develop solutions; write marketing plans that include notions about social economic impact; and apply quantitative methods to solve common business problems.

If you are a first-time student interested in earning your A.A. in Business degree in less than 18 months, and if you enjoy networking and community events, our Business Accelerated program might be the option for you.

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Transfer Opportunities

Arcadia University

A private university known for its diverse academic programs and global perspective, located in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Bloomsburg University

Public university in Pennsylvania offering diverse programs.

Drexel University

Private research university in Philadelphia known for co-op programs and innovation.

Kutztown University

Public university in Kutztown, PA, offering various majors.

Temple University

Public research university in Philadelphia, offering diverse programs and a vibrant campus experience.

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Launch Your Business Career

  • Management Analysts - est. salary $102,892
  • Purchasing Manager - est. salary $147,636
  • Sales Manager - est. salary $175,574*
**EMSI Data, 2022; The greater Philadelphia region; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Median Salary of an Administrative Services Manager


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10-year Job Outlook in the Region for Administrative Services Managers

Featured Career

Administrative Services Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

Starting Pay: $70,115

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Typical Tasks

  • Direct or coordinate the supportive services department of a business, agency, or organization.
  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Set goals and deadlines for the department.
  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Acquire, distribute and store supplies.
  • Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations, such as supply changes or the disposal of records.