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The associate in arts (AA) in business administration program fulfills general education requirements and facilitates a smooth transfer to four-year university business programs. It covers the initial two years of study toward a bachelor's degree in business or a related field.

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What is Business Administration at St. Louis Community College?

Business administration is the process of managing and coordinating the activities and operations of a company or organization. It involves planning, organizing, directing and controlling various resources to achieve business objectives, maximize efficiency and ensure long-term success. 

During the program, students learn the following:

  • Ideas and concepts from diverse fields of academic study to further academic, personal and professional inquiry
  • Quantitative and qualitative skills to define and solve problems
  • Communication skills to propose solutions
  • Ethical implications of choices that reflect diversity of cultural, religious, economic or historical perspectives 
  • Primary functions of business and organizational goals
  • Strategic and data-driven decision making
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What Can You Do with a Business Administration Associate Degree? 

Graduates can pursue entry-level roles in various business settings, such as administrative assistant, customer service representative, office manager or sales associate. The degree can also serve as a stepping stone for further education or career advancement in the business field. 

St. Louis Community College’s business administration degree provides foundational business knowledge. Students who plan to transfer can focus on accounting or business.

AA in Business Administration

Tuition for district residents is $122 per credit hour for in-district students. Find out more about our straightforward and low-cost tuition structure.

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Why You Should Choose STLCC's Business Administration Program

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Schedules Built for Your Busy Life

Fitting a quality education into your busy life is easy with the flexibility STLCC offers, including day and evening classes, in-person and live virtual lectures, as well as online and hybrid options.

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Multiple Locations Near You

With four campuses and multiple education centers, STLCC has locations around the St. Louis metropolitan area that are close to your home or work, which makes for an easy commute.

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Ramp Up High Wage Skills

STLCC offers career-focused programs for high-wage, high-skill and in-demand jobs. STLCC provides opportunities for college transfers, career development and workforce training. 

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Seamless Credit Transfer with CORE 42

Missouri’s CORE 42 program guarantees seamless transfer of all Missouri Transfer (MOTR) courses to all public, four-year colleges and universities in the state of Missouri.

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