Business Administration (A.S.)

Over the last year, 250+ companies in our region have posted jobs for professionals in this field. The median salary for a production, planning, and expediting clerk is $47,832 per year. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)

We live in a rapidly changing world. As everything is constantly changing, you are often presented with a myriad of opportunities on a daily basis to create and establish yourself as a vital part of your community. Don’t just stand by and watch others pass you by… be proactive! Earn your degree in Business Administration and set yourself on the path full of future success.

This program prepares students to plan, organize, direct, and control an organization’s activities. Learn about the ins and outs of business, including basic management and leadership principles, analyzing data and information, solving problems and issues, and other various business-related skills.

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Business Administration is designed to provide the foundation necessary for optimal transfer to bachelor degree programs and beyond, while also simultaneously preparing students for immediate employment in a wide range of business environments requiring advanced business skills. In addition, this program will enhance the skills of those already employed in the field and those interested in starting or building their own business.

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Program Objectives

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of basic management and leadership principles.
  2. Collect and critically analyze data and information.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to solve complex problems/issues.
  4. Present project/research findings clearly, both orally and in written form.

Requirements & Course Sequence

All course requirements and the recommended sequence of courses for this program can be found through the College’s Online Academic Catalog. Click here to access the catalog for details on our Business Administration program.

Program Availability

Business Administration is available at the following locations:

Transfer Opportunities

Your ability to start here and earn a bachelor’s degree anywhere makes Penn Highlands the right college choice. Plus, you will save thousands of dollars. Be smart, and get your associate degree with us before transferring on to something greater.

Penn Highlands has signed transfer agreements to continue your studies in Business Administration with:

  • Bloomsburg University
  • Cabrini University
  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • Carlow University
  • Cheyney University
  • Clarion University
  • East Stroudsburg University
  • Edinboro University
  • Geneva College
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Juniata College
  • Kutztown University
  • Lincoln University
  • Lock Haven University
  • Mansfield University
  • Millersville University
  • Mount Aloysius College
  • Saint Francis University
  • Shippensburg University
  • Slippery Rock University
  • West Chester University

Ready? Schedule a visit to discuss your future. Transfer options are different based on the college you plan to attend; our team can help you determine the right path for what you are looking for.

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