Are you ready to launch your small business and need help getting started? Or maybe you’re interested in a career in finance or want to lead a non-profit organization? You’re on the path to an MBA? Entrepreneurship, finance, marketing or general business: Whatever your business career goal, the OCC Career Advantage program in Business Administration can help you reach it. Start or build your business career at OCC. Read on to learn more about the OCC Career Advantage program in Business Administration.

A sampling of courses for these careers

  • Business Law
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Business Communication
  • Business Calculus/Statistics
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Introduction to Marketing

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Did you know?

The median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $72,250 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual
wage for all occupations of $41,950, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Program Details

Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in business administration, or build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field.

Business Administration

Prepare for an entry-level business position in which you will be equipped to apply business principles and techniques. You also may take what you learn here and transfer to a business program at a four-year college. View program detail in course catalog.

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Entrepreneurship

Prepare to start an entrepreneurial venture using the small-business principles you learn through this program. Develop skills in starting, maintaining and growing a small business through courses that emphasize feasibility analysis, legal considerations, financial management, marketing plans and sales techniques.

Finance

Prepare for an entry-level job or training position in a brokerage firm or in a small- to mid-size enterprise. Develop analytic and critical-thinking skills in the financial area of business through courses that emphasize financial accounting, securities and financial and investment management.

Not-For-Profit Management

Prepare to take on the challenges and opportunities of an evolving not-for-profit industry, whether you are a potential, new or mid-level professional. Learn about new roles and approaches related to strategic planning, financial management, capacity building, and program creation and evaluation.

 

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Business Administration

Complete the Business Administration Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements to earn an associate degree. Prepare for an entry-level business position in which you will be equipped to apply business principles and techniques. You also may take what you learn here and transfer to a business program at a four-year college.

Business Administration 2.0 - AS-T

Earn an Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree to be well-positioned to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major within the California State University system. Students who complete the Business Administration 2.0 AS-T degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.

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Did you know?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.

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