Business Administration

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What is Business Administration?

The Business Administration Program offers a variety of choices for people preparing for new careers or job advancement.

You can attend full-time or part-time, with day, evening or online classes. You may even take one class at a time to build your resume while learning business principles that can be immediately used on the job.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
low: $36k med: $77k high: $178k

What are my career options

The AAS Degree in Business Administration combines foundational business courses, general education courses, and courses in one of two options:

Accounting for entry-level accounting positions in large or small businesses and industries, government and service agencies, nonprofit and educational institutions.

Management for a variety of management and supervisory positions in small and large profit and nonprofit organizations.

Business Administration Systems Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Payroll Accounting Specialist $35,754
Leadership $76,699 
Management $76,699 
Human Resource Management $41,004 
Team Leadership $44,856 
Accounting $35,574 
Accounting Recordkeeping Specialist $39,512 
Supervisory Management $39,057 
Organizational Leadership $54,260 
Small Business Management $54,260 

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?



Additional Information

Payroll Accounting Specialist: 9 - 12 Total credit hours
General Business: 12 Total credit hours
Entrepreneurship: 12 Total credit hours
Leadership: 12 Total credit hours
Supervisory Management: 21 Total credit hours
Organizational Leadership: 39 - 46 Total credit hours
Small Business Management: 37 - 43 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Accounting: 61 - 64 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Human Resource Management: 64 - 67 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

Transfer Options

2+2 transfer agreements lead from an Associate Degree to a specific Bachelors Degree at a specific university. Students planning to transfer under a 2+2 program must register for that program and follow its curriculum.

Admission Requirements

There are no special admission requirements for the program.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Molly Webb
Business Administration
Division Chair