Business

Business Administration

Business program students in the classroom

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

This degree is designed to transfer to the MSU Billings College of Business or to help position the student for better employment options. After completing a 4-year degree, students are qualified for a variety of business careers including finance, management information systems, and marketing.

 

DEGREE & CERTIFICATE OPTIONS

 

Associate of Science degree (two-year) designed to transfer into a four-year college degree. Students will pump start their business careers by completing this AS degree and then continuing in the University's College of Business to pursue a BS in Business Administration degree with emphasis: management, marketing, finance or information systems.

 

PLAN OF STUDY

WHAT IS THE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AS DEGREE?

 

The new Business Administration two-year Associate Degree program at the COT will provide graduates with up-to-date skills and knowledge needed in today's marketplace. Today's businesses prefer to hire applicants with special training that enhances their productivity and avoids expensive on-the-job training. Complete this program by taking classes on weekdays, evenings/on-line, or in a combination of day, evening and on-line classes.

 

WHEN WILL CLASSES BE OFFERED?

 

Complete this program by taking classes on weekdays, evenings/on-line, or in a combination of day, evening and on-line classes.

 

TYPES OF COURSES

  • Accounting I
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Law
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Academic Foundation Courses
CAREER CLOSEUP

Job Outlook and Pay Info

 

Median Wage (MT)*

$31,439.34


 Median Wage (US)*

$38,569.92


 Average entry-level wage, COT grads (2006-2010)

$33,212.00


Expected growth (MT)*

(projection through 2016)

12%


  Expected growth (US)*

(projection through 2018)

7%


 *Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment Projections; MT Dept. of Labor and Industry, Research and Analysis Bureau

  

>  Graduate Placement Data

 

 

WHY SHOULD I ENROLL?

  • Increased employability and opportunity for promotion
  • Reduced tuition is available to students who enroll in degrees and certificates available through the MSUB COT.
  • Small class sizes and individualized attention
  • Academic support including advising and tutoring
  • The opportunity to begin your journey toward your four-year business degree 

PROGRAM COST AND COMPLETION INFORMATION