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Business Administration

The diversity of occupations held by business administration graduates is what makes this program popular. The business administration program holds great popularity as it allows graduates to explore a variety of avenues related to business. Among two-year colleges, both public and private, business administration is one of the most widely held degrees, second only to liberal arts and sciences. FLCC’s traditional Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Science Accelerated (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees will prepare you for the ever-changing business world, allowing you to enter the job market in a variety of positions. Some job opportunities explored in this field include:

  • Service Sales Representative
  • Management Analyst and Consultant
  • Training Specialist, Benefits Specialist, Compensation Specialist, Inventory Control Specialist
  • Appraisers, Recruiter, Business Strategists, Production Planner
  • Management Trainee, Store Manager, Office Manager, Warehouse Manager

The Outlook

Employment among business managers is expected to grow at a faster rate than the average through 2020. The demand for workers that have a business education along with relevant experience will increase as organizations continue to seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs.

The Programs

The A.S. in business administration (traditional and accelerated) and the A.A.S. in business administration at FLCC differ in focus.

Associate of Science (A.S.)

The A.S. degree program is designed to prepare you for transfer options into baccalaureate degree programs such as accounting, business administration, management information systems, or secondary education. Some transfer options to four-year colleges and universities* include:

  • SUNY Colleges at Geneseo, Brockport, Cortland, and Fredonia
  • Nazareth College of Rochester
  • St. John Fisher College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Syracuse University
  • Canisius College

Associate of Science (A.S.) Accelerated

With FLCC's A.S. innovative accelerated degree program in business administration, you'll take advantage of a schedule and course load that is designed for busy, motivated adults that are seeking to earn a versatile and in-demand college degree. Using hybrid learning, which is a combination of in-class and online learning, you can earn your degree in as little as two years by attending class just once a week. All face-to-face sessions take place at the conveniently located FLCC Victor Campus Center, while the remainder of instruction is held online.

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The A.A.S. degree is designed to prepare you for employment upon graduation in a variety of positions in the business community, with a broad-based business foundation in accounting and economics as well as intense study in the fields of marketing, management, or business administration. A.A.S. students are also accepted into the following institutions*:

  • St. John Fisher College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Nazareth College of Rochester

*This is a sampling of some of the four-year colleges and universities to which FLCC students have transferred. Please consult your advisor or the educational planning and career services office for a complete listing of transfer agreements between Finger Lakes Community College and four-year institutions.