Today’s workplace demands an excellent foundation in both technical skills and in business operations. With specific business specialties, you'll have what it takes to begin or advance your career. You can also build a skill set to start your own business.

Business Administration At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Business Administration jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

  • Administrative Service Manager$24.63/hr
  • General/Operations Manager*$25.34/hr
  • Industrial Production Manager*$33.08/hr

SOURCE: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence Center

*This job typically requires a bachelor's degree.

Earn a Degree in Business Administration for Job-Ready Skills

Business Administration is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program designed to provide the technical skills to enter the job market in two years or less. Our colleges work closely with leaders in the industry to develop a curriculum with the most current theories and practices. Earn an associate degree or one of three specialty awards to become job-ready for a competitive workplace.

Business Administration

Business Administration topics include:

  • accounting
  • marketing
  • economics
  • human resources
  • business-related technology
  • teamwork
  • leadership
  • motivating people
  • communicating effectively

Why Is This a Good Career Bet? 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 21 percent annually for both supervisors of administrative support workers and administrative services managers through 2024. Growth for human resources specialists is projected at 17% annually.

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Guided Pathways in Business Administration

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Guided Pathway

Degrees and Certificates in Business Administration

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