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Business Administration (AS)

About the Business Administration Associate Degree

The Associate of Science in Business Administration degree provides students with a foundation in core business functions and the associated skills, knowledge and confidence to facilitate their entry into the business world or to pursue a Bachelor's degree. This program is designed to enable first time college students to enhance their professional opportunities and open doors for advancement.

Students who complete the Associate in Science Degree in Business Administration at Fisher College can transfer at any time into the Bachelor of Science in Management program. The programs are designed to perfectly fit together perfectly so that every course taken for the associate degree is applicable to the bachelor's degree.

Program Requirements

Learning Outcomes

This program will provide students with the opportunity to develop the following competencies and the ability to: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the functional disciplines within business including accounting, finance, marketing, management and human resources.
  • Perform common business functions with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally utilizing various modes of business communications: written, oral and electronic. This will be demonstrated through written reports, oral presentations and the use of in class and project based electronic communications.
  • Work collaboratively to solve business problems and analyze business decisions, demonstrating their strong analytical and decision making skills.

*Based on continuous enrollment of two courses every term. Time to completion may be shorter based on eligible transfer credit or longer if course enrollment varies.

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Program Snapshot

Credits: 60
Learning Format: Online
Term Length: 8 weeks
Typical Time to Completion*:
10 terms; 20 months