Degrees & Certificates

Business Administration

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Administrative Assistant

Certificate of Achievement


Business administration majors are often considered the most valuable player when it comes to career opportunities.

With their broad knowledge base and deep understanding of business operations, they are among the most coveted team members for businesses and organizations of all types.

The skills developed in Waubonsee’s Business Administration Program can lead to many different career paths, and our Associate in Science Degree is designed for students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Studying Business Administration at Waubonsee


Since business administration focuses on all aspects of business operations, Waubonsee’s curriculum does too.

Our courses all result in students being able to successfully contribute to a company’s goals and objectives and be part of informed decision-making.

Our faculty have professional experience and teach classes that are engaging and insightful, highlighting essential philosophies and emerging trends, as well as encouraging creative problem solving.

Students also have access to Waubonsee’s high-tech computer lab, and our transfer advisors help ensure each credit can be applied to a bachelor’s degree.

Career Program Outcomes

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Transfer Guide

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With proper planning, our transfer degrees can take you anywhere, but check out this Business Transfer Guide (pdf) for specific course recommendations for select area four-year schools.

Meet Your Faculty


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Costs and Payments


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Working in Business Administration

The varied skill-set demanded of Business Administration graduates serves them well in both general fields and specific roles—management, operations, finance, marketing, communications and information technology among them.

Individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit benefit from business skills too, making the most out of self-driven careers like sales and real estate.

All these rewarding jobs have strong starting salaries plus potential for ongoing skill development and additional salary growth.

Career Prospects

Interested in a career in Business Administration? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.



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