The Business Administration A.A.S. program is designed to accommodate students who want to pursue a more general course of study in business. Core coursework covers accounting, economics, business law and statistics, and students can choose from a variety of electives based on their area of interest.

This academic program currently has several transfer articulation agreements for those who wish to continue on to complete a four-year degree. Some graduates also choose to enter the workforce immediately following graduation.

This program is offered by the Business Administration Department.

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Career and Transfer Opportunities

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Recent employers have included: Albany Medical Center; Brown's Brewing Company; Capital District Physician Health Plan (CDPHP); City of Cohoes; Fuccillo Kia; Fusion Marketing; GlobalFoundries; NYS Department of Labor and more.

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Some graduates continue their education at a four-year college or university. Recent graduates have moved on to The University of Albany, Siena College, SUNY Empire State College, Sage Colleges and The College of St. Rose.

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Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Many management-level positions require a bachelor's degree or higher. Here are median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2017): Insurance Underwriters, $73,920; Retail Sales Supervisor, $41,950.

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Karen A. Jones, J.D.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Brahan Hall, Room 205

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.