Business Administration

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Business Administration Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in business.
Is it a boom or bust? Why do some businesses succeed while others fail? What are the crucial skills needed to make a business profitable in today’s global economy? Answering these questions is the goal of any thriving company-and of Valencia's Business Administration students. In this program, you will learn the psychology behind making companies profitable and efficient, and develop the business skills needed to become a valuable asset within any company. Using input from hundreds of the country’s best employers regarding their changing job needs, Valencia is constantly updating this program to include the latest business skills and acumen students need to succeed in the business world.
Specializations Available:
  • Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S Career Path
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business

Business Administration at Valencia College, Orlando, Florida

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Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Review course descriptions, important dates and deadlines and other programs details in the official college catalog.


Related Certificates

Related Certificates

Valencia's certificate programs can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or career advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less.

Business Management (24 credits)
Business Operations (18 credits)
Business Specialist (12 credits)
Customer Service Management (24 credits)
Customer Service Operations (18 credits)
Customer Service Specialist (12 credits)
Entrepreneurship (12 credits)
Human Resources Management (24 credits)
Human Resources Operations (18 credits)
Human Resources Specialist (12 credits)
International Business Specialist (12 credits)
Operations Support and Services (9 credits)
Real Estate Specialist (12 credits)

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

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Program Length

 60 credits

  Full-time – 2 to 3 years
  Part-time – 3 to 4 years

You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor's.

Prepare for a supervisory or management role in your field with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership. After completing your A.S. degree, build on your skills and expand your career opportunities by continuing your education at Valencia College and earning a bachelor's degree. We encourage you to meet with a career program advisor to create your personalized education plan.


Learn How To

Learn How To
  • Manage microcomputer systems to carry out various related administrative and business activities
  • Manage various business operations
  • Plan, advertise and sell

Job Outlook

Job Outlook

A degree in business offers a world of exciting career choices in all types of organizations. These may include wholesale and retail stores and services, financial agencies, banks and large businesses, government agencies and educational systems.

Potential Careers

Potential Careers
  • Business Manager
  • Finance Specialist
  • Sales Agent
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Advertising Manager


$28,000 - $36,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia College A.S. degree and certificate programs ranges between 90 - 95% according to the latest FETPIP data.

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Business Administration at Valencia College, Orlando, Florida