Business Administration

Transfer Degree

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You’re here to maximize your budget to achieve your education goals. Congratulations! You’re already using your business-savvy mind to work smarter.

Your two-year Associate in Arts in business administration prepares you for transfer to a university. Graduate with money in your pocket and a career jumpstart.

What can you do with an A.A. in Business Administration?

Maximize your career trajectory by working with an Academic Success Advisor who recommends the best way to transfer to your preferred university. An A.A. in business administration prepares you for a variety of bachelor’s programs—not just business.

Be on your way to a career in business with knowledgeable professors from Fortune 500 companies. We say CLC is the college that launches champions because we are your stepping stone to the realization of your future.

With additional education or experience, you can help people as a:

  • financial analyst
  • sales manager
  • operations manager
  • accountant
  • chief executive officer

Start right away with your associate degree in roles such as:

  • entry-level retail manager
  • marketing coordinator
  • commercial marketing specialist

Earn an Associate Degree in Business 100% online

Dr. Patty Clark and Marcus Morgan, Business Administration program faculty share how CLC prepares students for higher-level business courses.


  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.

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Business Administration at CLC

Get the bigger picture

An Associate in Arts is just one possible way to study Business Administration. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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Frequently asked questions

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    Leanne Linsky


    The CLC student body is diverse, my classmates had more work and life experience. When I transferred, I was better prepared for university life.”

    Leanne studied business administration at CLC, then got her bachelor's degree at University of Nevada Las Vegas and a master's degree at University of California, Irvine. She is the creator of an online app for comedians.

    Read Leanne's story

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