Entry-Level Business Degree Jobs Include:
- Office Administration
- Customer Service
- Human Resources
- Business and Financial Operations
- Supervisors of Sales, Office, and Administrative Support
As a graduate with an associate degree in business, you'll have a solid foundation of business school concepts, principles, practices, and systems to continuously grow personally and professionally.
Our 24-month blended program features a flexible schedule of 1 day per week of campus based training and additional online coursework per class. This program is designed to prepare you for quick workplace entry with the professional skills needed to advance in your business career.
Our Business Associate of Applied Science program includes exam cost and preparation for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist. This industry-recognized credential helps you stand out in your job search, improve your earnings potential.
At Altierus, we want your solid business skills to lead to a successful career. Once you've established the fundamentals of business, you can choose a specialty in one of the following areas:
Gain core business skills in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, general business, and economics.
Learn how to define financial accounting objectives. You'll learn the fundamental principles of accounting cycles as it applies to corporations.
This General Economics for Business course provides an overview of changes in economics and how they affect business. Explore the impact on markets, customers, business policy, strategy, sustainability, as well as the pros and cons of outsourcing.
Through real-world applications, learn how the significant principles of finance relate to insurance, banking, credit, and investments.
Explore the fundamentals of business through real-life applications of business ethics, social responsibility, management, and human resources.
This course encompasses hands-on activities where you'll learn how to effectively recruit and select potential hires, develop and appraise performance of existing employees, as well as develop your understanding of compensation, benefits, safety, and labor relations.
Examine the influences on buyers in multiple markets while considering product, price, promotion, and distribution.
Study the principles of advertising, communication tools and vehicles used in mass marketing to reach a targeted audience.
"Each financial aid person helped me break it down… and if I had any questions that I didn't understand, they would sit there and help me out."
Clarissa L., 2015 Grad
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Altierus is here to support you at every step so that you can pursue a new career. This program features 1 day per week of hands-on campus based training per class and additional online learning. Earn your degree in 24 months or less for quick workplace entry.
Your experience includes preparation for life after graduation. Receive opportunities for mentorships and job shadowing with our industry partners, as well as resume advising and interview preparation from our career service representatives.
Yes, financial aid is available for those who qualify. Learn more about our financial aid options by contacting an Altierus Student Finance Planner today. Scholarships and grants may also available to help cover the cost of tuition.
While certification may not be required to practice the profession, certification gives you a competitive edge among other job applicants. We aim to provide students with the tools they need to reach their full potential which is why we include certification exam preparation and fees at no additional cost to you.
According to information gathered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics*, career opportunities for business administrative support workers may increase 2%, which equates to 466,500 new jobs through 2024.
Altierus is part of Zenith Education Group, a non-profit career education system with 24 campuses nationwide. As a non-profit, we reinvest in the student experience. Since 2015, we've invested millions of dollars in grants, scholarships, and facility enhancements.
* Employment is not guaranteed. Your own hard work, professionalism, attitude, and other factors impact your employment opportunities and pay.
**Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Houston Bissonnet Program Disclosures.
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