Business Administration, A.S. 

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Our Business Administration associate degree program allows you to graduate in two years with a strong foundation in running businesses. You’ll start taking classes in your major immediately and gain the tools you need to become a future leader and adapt to the rapid pace of innovation in the global economy. You’ll benefit from the interdisciplinary nature of our program, which includes courses in accounting, management, marketing, and more, and you’ll be ready to transition seamlessly to a bachelor’s degree program when you’re ready.

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Amanda Ley

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Joyce Twing

Professor & Program Coordinator


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Why Study Business Administration at Vermont State?

  • Relationship-Based Education: Our student-centered, inclusive, and supportive environment promotes personal growth and development. 
  • Small Classes: Dedicated faculty know how business works because they have years of experience working in business. They will know your name and work closely with you to create a personal, meaningful educational experience.   
  • Flexibility: We offer multiple schedule and class format options, along with five campus locations. You’ll be able to create a degree plan that fits your life. 
  • Affordability: Our program will give you a substantial return on your investment. You will have the opportunity to prepare for a successful career with earning potential for financial stability.  

What You’ll Learn

You’ll develop your technical skills and knowledge, along with essential soft skills in areas such as communication, leadership, professionalism, creativity, teamwork, and conflict resolution. We integrate concepts of diversity, equity, inclusion, ethics, and corporate social responsibility throughout the curriculum.  

Outside the Classroom, In the Community

You will get hands-on experience with computer simulations, case studies, team projects, research, and presentations. 

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Sample Courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Software and Spreadsheets
  • Principles of Management

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