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Do you plan to pursue a four-year degree in business? Do you want to study accounting, finance, marketing or human resource management? Do you know how to keep budgets on track or take a product to market? Do you want to learn practical business theory combined with hands-on experience? The A.S. degree in Business Administration stresses key business principles along with real world applications and is an excellent place to begin your dynamic career in business. This degree program will provide you with a solid foundation in business as well as a clear understanding of how to successfully apply your learning toward a four-year degree.
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What You Will Learn

Through a comprehensive program of study, Onondaga's Business Administration program will prepare and assist you in meeting your goal: to transfer to the four-year college of your choice. Each school has different, though similar requirements, which we'll advise you about.

You'll also have flexibility pursuing our A.S. program. Since various electives are selected by students, you will learn about areas of business that interest you most. When you graduate, you will have credits completed in law, statistics, management, marketing, math, economics, accounting, and English, as well as courses in the liberal arts.
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What It Is Like:

You will work closely with professors whose real-world experiences come to life in the classroom. Class discussions and presentations help you discover and develop professional business communication skills critical to today's top employers.
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Where It Can Take You

Most students in this program continue their studies in a bachelor's degree program. The A.S. degree in Business Administration is designed to transfer to a four-year institution with maximum credit transfer and junior level standing. Or, if you plan to go directly into the workforce, this degree can provide you with the highly-valued business knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in a variety of entry-level positions in business.

This degree program has transfer agreements with the colleges listed below. This means you can start your degree here and finish it there without losing credits.

  • University at Albany
  • Binghamton University
  • Buffalo State College
  • Cazenovia College
  • Empire State College
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • Hartwick College
  • Houghton College
  • Le Moyne College
  • SUNY Oswego
  • SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Rochester Institute of Technology

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"Right now, I'm not exactly sure where I want my career to go. Getting an A.S. degree in Business Administration is giving me time to decide AND a great background for a ton of different jobs."~Mark T.