The Business Administration program offers the student a number of career and educational opportunities. The program allows students to choose either an AA or AS degree. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university should consider the AA degree. The AA degree will satisfy the freshman and sophomore Business Administration requirements of most four-year colleges if planned carefully with an advisor. The AS degree is designed for students who want to prepare for an immediate career in business.
Unique features of the Business Administration curriculum include an introduction to American and international business practices, accounting practices and business law concepts. The Student Development Office can provide course check sheets from the various colleges, identifying which DMACC courses should be taken for college transfer. Students planning on transferring to a four-year college should contact a counselor or advisor for course planning assistance.
The Business Administration program at Des Moines Area Community College is accredited through the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs. (ACBSP, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, www.acbsp.org).
For more information about the Business Administration program, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/businessad.
Locations: Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban, West, Online
Program Entry Requirements
- Complete an application for admission.
- Satisfy the assessment requirement.
- Attend any required information/registration session.
Students may start any semester.
To earn a Business Administration AA or AS degree, a student must complete the standard core requirements for the degree, plus the Business Administration required courses and must maintain a 2.0 grade point average.