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Business Administration At A Glance

What does an Associate Degree in Business Administration prepare me for?

Business Administration majors complete a general business curriculum that prepares you for a career in a non-profit, for-profit, and many facets of the business environment.  Students receive a foundation in business studies that includes accounting, management, marketing, global business and economics.  Many graduates of the Business Administration program at MacCormac College go on to continue their education at four-year institutions.

What can you do with this degree?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Entrepreneur

Employment Outlook

Demand for administrative assistants is projected to grow by 12 percent in the next ten years (U.S. News and World Report, 2012-2013).

Median Salary Range

While the median annual salary in 2010 for administrative assistants was $34,660, the top 10 percent of executive administrative assistants earned more than $73,530 a year.

Why study Business Administration at MacCormac?

Business Administration majors at MacCormac College have the opportunity to complete an internship which allows them to define career goals, gain experience and acquire self-confidence in the workplace. Business administration majors at MacCormac College learn to:

  • Analyze internal and external business reports including basic financial statements
  • Analyze and evaluate competing interests of stakeholders including customers, suppliers, investors and society
  • Communicate effectively in business environments
  • Use relevant business software and online business resources


MacCormac College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.