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Business Administration

Choose a Rewarding Career!

With a degree in Business Administration, you will have a solid foundation to succeed in many business careers. The program is designed for acquiring skills for entry-level business administrations positions and for those currently employed in the field to enhance their skills. The Business Administration Academic Plan will give you more information about what you will study.

What are my career choices?

Man using a calculator and writing in a book.Business administrators are needed in every field from accounting to Human Resources. With a degree in Business Administration, your career options are virtually limitless. With the Accounting Option, your career options include: Bookkeeper, Accounting Clerk, Cost Payroll Clerk. The Management Option prepares the student with broad-based management knowledge and skills that lead to a variety of positions in organizations. The Human Resource Management Option prepares students for entry-level positions in the human resource field and related occupations. The Informatics Option prepares students for careers in business including business analysts and positions that query and report on the business’s key performance indicators and success factors. The Office Systems Option prepares the student with a broad base of knowledge and skills needed for a variety of positions in an office.

How much will I earn?

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Can I specialize my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Yes, you can select from the following options:

Associate in Applied Science

  • Business Administration Accounting
  • Business Administration Human Resources Management 
  • Business Administration Management
  • Business Administration Informatics 
  • Business Administration Office Systems 
To see a complete course listing for each credential use the KCTCS Online Course Catalog


What will I study?

A core of courses provides a foundation of general and business knowledge.  Areas of general study include: writing, communications, computers, science, and math.  Areas of business study include: accounting, management, marketing, business law, and quality systems.

Academic Plans

  • Accounting Degree 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)  
  • Human Resources 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)
  • Informatics 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)
  • Business Administration/Business Management 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS
  • Management Degree 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)  
  • Office Systems 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)   
  • Certificate I 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Certificate II 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Certificate III 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Certificate IV 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF XLS

What are the admission requirements?

There are no special admission requirements for this program. Please consult Henderson Community College's college admission requirements for information for how to enroll in the college

How can I further my education?

Students seeking a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration may choose to begin their education by earning Associate of Arts at Henderson Community College before transferring to the university of their choice. Henderson Community College has business transfer agreements with Murray State University and the University of Evansville.

For more information contact:

Photo of Barry Phelps Barry Phelps
Program Coordinator
Arts & Sciences Building, Room 222