Business Administration

Associate in Science (A.S.)

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Learn what it takes to make strategic decisions, lead a team, and excel in business. The A.S. degree is designed for transfer and ideal for students seeking to continue their business education after graduating from FLCC.

Career Outlook: Management and Administration

Organizations in the private, public, and non-profit sectors need professionals with business skills. Managers and administrators plan and coordinate activities that help an organization run efficiently, which is vital to the long-term success of any business operation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects 9% growth in administrative and management careers by 2030.

A.S. Program Overview

This program provides a strong introduction to core business concepts, including accounting, communication, finance, and marketing. Choose between a variety of business electives to broaden your knowledge in areas that interest you most. With math courses and general education classes designed for transfer, you'll earn the credits you need to enter a four-year institution as a junior. Learn to be a leader in the professional workplace while developing practical management and communication skills.

Internship Opportunities with Local Business Leaders

Gain real-world work experience by enrolling in the business administration internship course. This class pairs you with a local management team in an industry of your choice to provide hands-on learning prior to graduation. Previous graduates have completed internships at a variety of organizations in the region, including:

  • Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
  • Canandaigua National Bank
  • City of Geneva
  • National Bank of Geneva
  • Thompson Health

Prepare to Transfer with our Capstone Project

Our business program includes a capstone course that helps you explore your four-year degree options. You will research the college or university you plan to attend and consider which specific major and career paths are right for you. This course provides the guidance you need to prepare documents for transfer and internships, and ensures that you are ready to complete advanced business courses.

Our Business Administration Degrees are Available 100% Online

In addition to completing your business administration degree in-person, this program is also available 100% online. With online learning, you can study on your time and from a location that fits your busy schedule. Choose this convenient and flexible way to earn an education. Learn more about FLCC online learning.

Patrick Climie

"One of my favorite things about the program was building strong relationships with my professors. If you work hard and put in the time, they are going to notice and be on your side, sharing scholarship opportunities and introducing you to the people you should know. I appreciated how my professors shared their professional experience with us and made that knowledge relatable."

— Patrick Climie, '16

A.S. Program Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

  • Exhibit an understanding of business knowledge as it relates to global issues.
  • Utilize technology to organize and interpret business data.
  • Compare and contrast the different tools used to communicate financial health.
  • Examine the legal and ethical standards needed to succeed in the global marketplace.

Seamless Transfer Opportunities

Previous graduates have continued their business education at a variety of four-year institutions, including:

  • The College at Brockport
  • Nazareth College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • St. John Fisher University
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY Geneseo
  • Syracuse University

Four-Year Career Opportunities

With a four-year or advanced degree in business administration, you'll be ready for a wide range of professional careers and leadership positions in the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • Investments and Stocks
  • Marketing
  • Production Management
  • Sales Leadership

Low-Cost Tuition and Scholarship Opportunities

Earn a quality education at an affordable rate. With our low cost-per-credit and general scholarship opportunities, you can maximize your potential with minimal debt. 80% of students are awarded scholarships or financial aid that help with the cost of college.


Our faculty bring years of practical experience in management, marketing, business ownership, and accounting to the classroom. Many of our business administration faculty members have earned a master's degree in business. You'll learn from a dedicated and knowledgeable team of professionals who have expertise in a variety of business fields — including sales, marketing, finance, and human resources.

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