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The Business Administration Career Diploma provides students interested in careers in business with a foundational level of coursework that will prepare them for a career in the world of business. The degree program not only provides coursework that will give you the knowledge and skills needed for a career in business, but also do so from a real-world perspective.

The College of Business Administration (COBA) maintains close ties with the employers who hire our graduates. Business leaders not only serve on the COBA’s advisory boards to ensure that our degree programs remain current and relevant to the demands and expectations of the marketplace, they also participate with faculty members in the classroom.

Business courses are delivered by faculty members who not only possess the academic credentials that indicate they are experts in their fields of study, but who have also have spent years working in the field. Because of their practical experience in their field of study, they are able to bring a real world perspective to the classroom, and they’re able to answer students’ questions about what it is really like working in a business environment.


What qualities should a Business Administration Career Diploma student have?

The primary quality of a student considering this program is an interest in a career related to business.

What specific skills or knowledge are taught in the Business Administration Career Diploma program?

This program has a foundational set of courses to prepare you for entry into a career in business. Specifically, it provides a general exposure to general education courses in composition and math, basic computer concepts, and applications using a business setting. It provides exposure to business and organizational management, basic supervision, business ethics and law, and small business management. It includes a professional development course designed to help you prepare for interviews.

What is the most important or unique thing about Sullivan’s Business Administration Career Diploma program?

The College of Business Administration (COBA) strives to ensure that all of its academic degree programs are up-to-date and relevant to the demands of the marketplace and employers who hires our graduates. The COBA facilitates this value by maintaining close relationships with the employers who hire our graduates. Not only do COBA faculty members visit managers working in the marketplace, the COBA also invites employers to participate in the student learning process.

For instance, students taking the BUS224 (Professional Development) course learn how to prepare resumes, market themselves, and practice skills required for a job interview. The COBA invites local business managers to participate in this process, conducting both classroom visits and mock interview sessions to help you better understand employer expectations. This real-world approach is carried out throughout all COBA academic degree programs, including the Business Administration Career Diploma and the Associate of Science in Business Management programs.

What are some websites with more information on the business administration career field?

There are numerous websites available to assist students preparing for and graduates seeking jobs in the business management field. More importantly are social networking sources available to students to enable them to gather work-related information about companies and positions. Specifically, all COBA degree programs encourage students to obtain and maintain a LinkedIn account.

Business Administration Career Diploma Course Requirements

52 Credit Hours
Length: 9 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc
CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours52
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
ACT 102Principles of Accounting II4
ACT 103Principles of Accounting III4
BUS 204Introduction to Business Law and Ethics4
BUS 224Professional Development4
CSC 118Computer Applications I4
ENG 101Composition I4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
MGT 114Business Organization and Management4
MGT 274Basic Supervision4
MGT 295Small Business Management4
MKT 114Introduction to Marketing4
MTH 101College Mathematics4

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