Associate in Business Administration

Business Administration

Get Down to Business 

Business degrees are among the most versatile degrees in higher education. The Business Administration program at the Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies was designed for busy adults like you, whether you are looking to start your own business, enter the workforce, change careers or move up the ladder.

Our most popular program, the Business Administration curriculum aims to prepare you for increasingly responsible leadership roles in the contemporary business community, one which is characterized by global reach, diversity and technology. 

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Career Opportunities and Outlook:

Career Opportunities:

This evolving field presents numerous opportunities in nearly every industry for business-minded people in finance, accounting and sales . Types of positions include:

  • Production Managers
  • Logistics and Operational Support
  • Customer Service Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Operations Managers

Market Outlook:

In the past 12 months, more than 28,500 jobs were posted in Pennsylvania requiring an associate degree in business administration. According to  Burning Glass Technologies © 2017,  the following areas within the business field are expected to increase between 2017-2026:  

  • Operations Manager positions are projected to grow more than 6%
  • Customer Service Managers positions are projected to grow more than 5%


Jancy Nightingale, Business Administration

Within a year of graduating I secured my dream job in marketing for a food and beverage company. Having a degree truly opens more doors and demonstrates to your peers you are always seeking to challenge and better yourself.


Program Curriculum

Associate of Science in Business Administration
The associate degree from Elizabethtown College requires 64 credit hours of academic work. Degree candidates must take at least 15 of their last 30 credits from Elizabethtown College. Credits from Elizabethtown must include at least 9 credits in the major.

Course Requirements for Business Administration

Major Requirements (30 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

Core Program (15-16 credits) 

Choose three Areas of Understanding:

General Electives (18-19 credits)


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Our Admissions Coordinators would be happy to set up an appointment to meet with you to discuss our program more in depth and also evaluate your previous college credits.