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Business Administration C.A.
Applying is easy! We have an open-admission policy, which means if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent, you’re in and we can’t wait to see you in the halls.
Business Administration C.A.
Department: Business Administration
Total Credit Hours: 31-32 credits
What Is Business Administration C.A.?
This certificate program provides students with entry-level knowledge of business administration. The Business Administration Certificate of Achievement can be completed in one year. Business Administration students choose an area of focus – accounting, banking and finance, management and marketing.
Business Administration graduates may enter fields including general business, banking and finance, management and marketing.
Because of the diversity of the business careers, there is a varied job outlook. For most jobs, the outlook for growth is as fast as the average.
Students with a combination of work experience and computer skills should have the best job prospects.
In the state of Missouri, business office and administrative support occupations earn a mean average of $32,900 per year.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.
Business Administration Careers
Depending on job experience and additional education, graduates with a business administration Certificate of Achievement (C.A.) are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: accounting clerks, accountants, business service specialists, administrative support, construction managers, curriculum and assessment directors, estimators, event/convention planners, financial worker, greenhouse and nursery managers, import/export customs brokers, industrial-organization psychologist, instructional coordinator, loan officer, market research analyst, medical records administrator, public relations specialist, purchasing agent, sports events planner, staff accountants and treasurer.
|General Education Requirements (13)|
|Mathematics||MAT 098||Beginning Algebra or higher||4|
|English Composition I
English Composition II
|Social Science||ECO 100 or
|Survey Economics or
Principles of Macroeconomics
|Elective||CPT/BTC 103 or
Introduction to Data Processing
|Core Course Requirements (6-7 credits)|
|ACT 101 or
Financial Accounting I
|BUS 101||Introduction to Business||3|
|Electives (12 credits)|
|Management Option||BUS 201
|Principles of Management
Human Resource Management
|Marketing Option||BUS 230
|Principles of Marketing
|Accounting Option||ACT 115
Individual Income Tax Accounting
|Finance Option||BUS 220
Principles of Microeconomics
Money and Banking
|Total Required Hours: 31-32 credits|
* Required for Finance option
** Required for Accounting and Finance option