A.S. Business Administration

This is a NEW DEGREE with courses beginning April of 2023!

With an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration, you will become proficient in key business administration skills, such as business management, marketing, macroeconomics, accounting and finance, law, team building and conflict resolution, operations management, and more! This degree will allow a student to either enter the workforce, or continue on to our new Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration! 

This versatile curriculum helps students establish a well-rounded skillset that can serve as a solid foundation on which to build a business career. It’s up to you to decide how you choose to apply this practical knowledge in the business world.

If you so choose to continue on to the new B.S. in Business Administration, it is a flexible, career-oriented degree that allows students to take stackable certificates to enhance professional development and workforce readiness/career advancement.  The degree program consists of a general education core, a business core, and stand-alone stackable certificates in Supply Chain and Operations Management paired with Applied Project Management; Digital Marketing paired with Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  A fifth concentration, Healthcare Administration, allows students to complete a business administration degree program that has a healthcare emphasis—expanding their employability into the healthcare industry. 

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), An Educational Member of the IACBE is an academic business unit that has met the IACBE’s requirements for membership and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education. For more information on Educational Membership and the IACBE, please visit the IACBE website: www.iacbe.org

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Course Code Course Name Credits
CIS110 Computer Information Systems 3.00
BUS209 Operations Management 3.00
BUS219 Team Building and Conflict Resolution 3.00
BUS201 Organizational Sustainability 3.00
BUS239 Principles of Finance 3.00
*HUMANELECT1 Humanities Elective (100/200) 3.00
HIS160 Culture and Technology 3.00
HUM130 Society and Finance 3.00
BUS247 Principles of Macro-Economics 3.00
COM108 Communications and Social Interaction 3.00
ENG108 English Composition 3.00
ENG215 Analytical Writing 3.00
HUM140 Critical Thinking in the Modern Age 3.00
BUS131 Business Management 3.00
BUS211 Financial Accounting 3.00
BUS226 Principles of Marketing 3.00
BUS231 Business Law 3.00
MTH145 College Algebra and Trigonometry 3.00
MTH207 Statistics 3.00
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology 3.00
SOC103 Introduction to Sociology 3.00

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate increased leadership skills.
  2. Develop a strong knowledge of core business concepts.
  3. Apply foundational concepts to business scenarios.
  4. Demonstrate enhanced collaboration and team-building skills.
  5. Analyze case studies and create rational courses of action.