Business Programs

BTC’s programs in Business are ideal for students with an aptitude for working with people, planning, and organization, who want to build their leadership, communication and managerial skills.

The employment outlook for program graduates is strong, and students can expect to earn excellent wages.

BTC Business program graduates may work for large and small employers in marketing, accounting, finance, service industries, healthcare, education and manufacturing.

In addition to providing hands-on training and solid academic instruction, BTC’s administration collaborates with local industry, employers, and our state and local governments to determine the skills our workforce requires to keep the economy strong.

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Degrees & Certificates

Here are the Degrees & Certificates you can earn in this area.

Accounting Technician (AAS)
Accounting Assistant (Cert.)

Administrative Assistant (AAS)

Associate in Business (DTA/MRP)

Business Management (AAS)
Business Management - Human Resources Specialist (Cert.)
Business Management - Operations Management (Cert.)
Business Management - Social Media Marketing (Cert.)

Office Assistant (Cert.)

Operations Management: Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

Degree & Certificate Definitions

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree:

A two-year associate degree that allows you to go directly to work in your field.

Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree:

A two-year associate degree with transferable general education courses that allows you to either go directly into your field, transfer to a specific program at a four-year college or university, or prepare for your bachelor of applied science degree at BTC.

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree:

A two-year bachelor’s degree that can be added on top of an existing associate degree from an accredited college, or even a previous bachelor’s degree.


Certificates are academic credentials that can be earned in a shorter time than degrees, and which provide you with a set of skills to find a job or stay current in your field. Certificates typically last six months to one year, and some are designed to build on top of each other or eventually to a longer-term certificate or degree. Many certificates are financial aid eligible, so explore certificates now and find out if one is right for you.

Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP) associate degree:

Allows students to take both General Education courses and major-specific courses in preparation for transfer with junior standing to a four-year college or university.

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Business Programs Brochure Language Options:

English (PDF)
Russian (PDF)
Spanish (PDF)
Ukrainian (PDF)

Cover of BTC's Business brochure
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