Business Administration

Business Administration graduates have the knowledge and expertise to work in a variety of businesses and industries. For this reason, business administration remains one of the most popular choices for a degree. The A.S. degree in Business Administration stresses key business principles along with real world applications and is an excellent place to begin your dynamic career in business.

This degree program will provide you with a solid foundation in business as well as a clear understanding of how to successfully apply your skills in the workplace. The Business Administration degree is a smart choice because it offers a wide range of career and advancement opportunities.

Students enrolled in the Business Program at CBT College will take courses specially designed to enhance their decision making skills, management potential, and their ability to lead in any business environment. Some of these courses include: Principles of Management, Marketing, and Business Law, among others.

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So you want to choose a career that requires excellent communication skills, and someone who has the ability to direct others? If this is the case, an Associate of Science degree in business administration could be the perfect choice for you. Once you have successfully completed this degree program, there will be a wide range of career opportunities available to you. However, before you begin your job search, you will need to complete a business administration degree program, but do not worry; CBT College can help! For information about Gainful Employment related to this academic program, click here. For detailed information of terms and disclosures, please visit:

The main objectives of the Associate of Science degree in business administration are to provide students with a solid foundation in business, in addition to a clear understanding of how they can use the skills and knowledge that they learned in school, and apply them to their workplace.

In order to reach these goals, you will need to have classroom instruction, as well as hands-on experience, which is exactly what you will receive when enrolled in the A.S. in Business Administration degree program at CBT College.

Microsoft Technology Applications

CGS1060 ›

This is a hands-on course in which you will learn to use a computer to practice four of the most popular programs within the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). You will learn to be an intermediate level user of the Microsoft Office Suite. Microsoft Word is a word processing program with which you can create common business and personal documents. Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that organizes and calculates accounting-type information. Microsoft Access is a database program that organizes large amounts of information in a useful manner. Finally, Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program with which you can develop slides to accompany an oral presentation.

Principles of Business

GEB1011 ›

This course provides a broad overview of how businesses are organized and managed as well as the interrelationships between business and the external forces such as government, community and the economy.

Financial Accounting

ACG2021 ›

This course is an introduction to the accounting concepts, principles, and techniques used in recording transactions and preparing financial statements for business enterprises. It is a comprehensive introduction to accounting for students with no accounting background and is designed for both majors and non-majors in accounting. The course will introduce the basic accounting framework before proceeding with a more detailed examination of the recording of transactions and the preparation of financial statements.

Business Math

MTB1103 ›

This course reviews and reinforces basic concepts in mathematics, uses skills in fundamental calculations, and provides insight and experience with the types of problems encountered in the world of business. The primary objective of Business Mathematics is to familiarize the student with a wide range of business procedures for which mathematics is required.

Personal Financial Management

FIN2100 ›

This course covers the basics of personal financial planning, resource management, and economic security so that students have the tools needed to create economic self-sufficiency. It is designed to provide students with the basic analytical skills and practical working knowledge necessary to set realistic financial goals, prepare a manageable budget, and make the decisions that will protect income, assets, credit rating, and retirement security.

Accounting Application (Quickbooks)

APA1146 ›

The student will use a Computerized Accounting System, “QuickBooks Pro” in order to help manage a business using a General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Invoicing, and Inventory.

English Composition I

ENC1100 ›

This course is the first college level English course for students. This course emphasizes the skills necessary to prepare you for college level writing. In this course students will develop an understanding of good, college level writing with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Oral and written communications of impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are required. Stress on the building of an active vocabulary and on correct sentence and paragraph structure are also covered.

Business Administration Capstone

GEB2930 ›

The business capstone course will assess the student’s success in the study of the body of course work in the program. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of and application of the program’s goals and competencies. In the course students will focus on business strategies, ethics, and problem solving. Students will be required to submit a portfolio project that they worked on throughout the program and participate in required exit testing.


ECO2013 ›

Principles of Macroeconomics is a foundations course that introduces students to the aggregate national economies and international exchange. This course addresses major economic indicators and the business cycle along with the effects of monetary policy on business activity. It focuses primarily on the national, aggregated economy and includes the relationship of the national economy to international market environments.

Managerial Accounting

ACG2071 ›

An introduction to managerial accounting concepts and procedures. Emphasis is on the use of accounting information for managerial planning, control, and decision-making. Topics include cost behavior, accounting for manufacturing operations, control of decentralized operations, and budgeting.

Principles of College Algebra

MAC1100 ›

The student will demonstrate: an understanding of the general concepts of relation and function and specifically of polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions; the ability to solve system of equations by utilizing matrices and determinants; and the ability to solve practical problems using algebra. This course is also taught in the Spanish Language.

English Composition II

ENC1106 ›

This course is the second required English core course for students pursuing an Associate’s degree. It is a course in reading, writing and critical thinking which emphasizes composing essays, producing a documented paper based on research, and reading and writing. The class will be conducted partly through lecture/discussion, and through small work groups that allow the student maximum practice in developing critical thinking, reading and writing skills.

Principles of Management

MNA2012 ›

Students will be introduced to fundamental management principles, concepts of behavioral sciences, management processes, resources and organizational structure.

International Business

GEB2350 ›

Major aspects of the global business environment will be covered in this course. The common aspects and activities of international business, along with the diversity among the global markets will be examined. Major world markets such as: U.S., Japan, Germany, England, Italy, France, China, India, Brazil, and Russia will be reviewed. Emerging economies will also be discussed and a special focus will be placed towards international finance and the importance of world trade among multinational organizations.

Business Law

BUL2132 ›

The course is the study of law as it affects business with coverage of agency, business organizations, and government regulations, property, and other special topics.

Principles of Marketing

MKA2000 ›

This course is an introduction to Principles of Marketing. In these twenty chapters, you will learn basic concepts of Marketing, customer relationships, creation of customer value, customer equity, understanding customer’s needs, designing customer-driven marketing strategies and programs, capturing value for the firm, major Marketing Trends and forces affecting customer’s perceptions.


SPC1013 ›

The course includes theories and practices in oral communication and speech writing, and the process of oral communication in all types of organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of effective oral communication, with an emphasis on delivering effective presentations. This course will cover skills and techniques for planning and delivering a presentation, overcoming anxiety, and working with various audiences. Students will also use Microsoft PowerPoint to create and present an automated slide show presentation.

Once you have completed your A.S. in Business Administration from CBT College, you could begin searching for a wide range of career opportunities. You could find employment within:

  • Retail Sectors
  • Government Agencies
  • Private Businesses
  • Educational Institutions
  • and more…

The salary for a graduate with an A.S. in Business Administration will vary, depending on the position, and location. The annual salaries for some entry-level finance positions range from $25,000 to $110,000, while the salary of a senior level finance position could range from $67,000 to $1,000,000.

The job outlook for this career field is expected to grow by 12 percent over the next decade. Even in this tough economy, an associate in business administration degree could help you acquire a stable job.

Available Campuses

CBT College has five (5) convenient locations in Miami-Dade. All CBT locations are nationally accredited by ACICS, and offer a full time Career Services Department to help student and graduates in their Job Search.

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CBT College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Credits may be transferable to other colleges and Universities using the Florida State Course Numbering System at the discretion of the receiving institution.

1 CBT College’s programs are designed to prepare students for employment in their selected field of study or in related fields. CBT College does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job, be eligible for job advancement opportunities or be employed at all. Additional training or certifications may be required to compete in current job market conditions.
2 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, on the Internet at National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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