Earn an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration

Our Associate of Science degree in Business Administration helps students learn industry-driven skills needed to enter the business administration occupations!

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An Associate Degree in Business Administration Designed for You

The Business Administration program reduces the skill gap between classroom learning and the workforce for successful careers in business administration. Students may also establish a background to transfer to 4-year schools to continue their education.

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Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our Business Administration Program. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.

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Transferring Schools?

You are not alone, as almost a third of students transfer schools! Check our transfer evaluation tool to save time and money when transferring to our Business Administration A.S. Program.


Job Openings

Projected for various in-demand business administration occupations by 2030!


Job Growth

Projected for various business administration occupations between 2021 to 2030!


Transfer Agreements

Provide a seamless pathway to a bachelor's degree.

54 %

Of BRCTC Alumni

Continue their education after earning a certificate or Associate degree.

    • As per BLS, the employment in business administration workforce will add 750,800 new job vacancies between 2020-30.
    • BLS predicts an 8% growth in new business management job vacancies in the next decade.
    • As per Blue Ridge CTC Annual Graduate Report, 54% of graduates opted for university transfer.

Why Pursue an Associate Degree in Business Administration?

The 2-year Associate of Science degree in Business Administration prepares students to develop analytical, management and social awareness skills to pursue rewarding careers ahead. The program ensures students:

    • Develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.
    • Gain knowledge about societal and cultural challenges in countries.
    • Prepare for promising careers in the business administration field.
    • Build a solid pathway for further studies.

Become Job Ready with an Associate Degree in Business Administration

Does working within various challenging business administration processes inspire you? The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration helps students learn real-world business administration practices and skills to transform into a future business leader!

This Associate degree in Business Administration teaches students to analyze and critically evaluate various business processes and optimize them to drive return and value. Along with that, students experience hands-on training needed in areas of marketing, finance, HR, business law, and management.

Earn this degree from our School of Professional Studies and University Transfer!


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What Will You Learn? Curriculum Overview

Through an Associate degree in Business Administration, students learn interpersonal, behavioral and problem-solving skills along with the fundamentals of various business processes.

With this Business Administration A.S. program, students learn concepts like accounting principles, business fundamentals, business law, business information systems, micro and macroeconomics, marketing, and much more. The curriculum allows students to:

    • Understand the core fundamentals of business administration processes.
    • Know about societal and political challenges across geographies.
    • Learn recognized business methods to interpret, analyze, and solve business problems.
    • Create reports and exhibit business ethics and etiquette.

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Build Your Future with Blue Ridge CTC

Blue Ridge CTC offers an industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.

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What Will You Experience at Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.

World-class Pedagogy That Shapes Future Leaders!

Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:

Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.

Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for 4-year programs.

Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.

Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.

Student Support Services and Spaces for Balanced Learning!

We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.

Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!

We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.

We recognize talent and celebrate their performance with awards and acknowledgments.

We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.

Placement Assistance to Nurture Careers!

We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:

Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.

With assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.

With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.

Get a holistic learning environment where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.

Promoting Equity to Develop an Intercultural College Environment!

As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.

Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.

Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.

The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.

Hands-on Training and Internship Opportunities

We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating

We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.

We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.

We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.

Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.

Our Learner’s Voice!

Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!

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Worried About Paying for College? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child paying for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Have Questions? Talk With an Admissions Counselor Today!

Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about our Associate degree in Business Administration? We can help!

Beginning with an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration provides options for students to target specific goals in a short amount of time.

Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college save time and money by earning an associate degree before taking advantage of transfer agreements currently in place with Blue Ridge CTC.

After becoming a graduate in Business Administration, students may seek direct workforce entry positions or transfer to a four-year school.

Admission requirements to Associate degree in Business Administration include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.
Blue Ridge CTC does not require ACT or SAT scores to qualify for admission to the on-campus Associate Degree in Business Administration or online Business Administration Associate Degree. Students may need ACT or SAT scores, or free placement testing to qualify for courses such as English, Math, or Chemistry. Placement testing can be scheduled at any time during the application process.

Students exploring career options with Associate degree colleges should consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided.

Students who need additional insight into career options should complete a free career inventory assessment before exploring options about an on campus Business Administration Associate Degree or online Associate Degree in Business Administration.

When selecting the Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration, start by deciding if your goal is to move directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year school. Once you have a plan, look for programs or Associate degree schools that align with that goal.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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