Business Administration and Management (AS)

The Associate in Science Degree (AS) in Business Administration and Management prepares students for careers in business, business administration and management in retail, service, government, insurance and manufacturing operations. The program also is suitable for those students who want to start and/or run a small business.

The AS in Business Administration program includes three specialized concentrations:

Business Management Concentration includes courses in managerial accounting and small business management;

Entrepreneurship Concentration includes course in entrepreneurship management and starting your own business; and

Risk Management Concentration includes courses in risk management, personal and property insurance. Students who graduate with an AS in Business Administration with a concentration in risk management will be eligible to receive up to 3 Florida insurance licenses and are able to bypass the state exams.  The 3 Florida insurance licenses are 4-40  Resident Customer Service Representative, 20-44 Resident Personal Lines Agent and 2-15 Resident Life and Health Agent.

The program is designed for both full-time and part-time students. Courses are offered in an online and traditional formats to accommodate students’ varying schedules and learning preferences.

Earn Academic Credit for Career Certificate Program

Career Certificate programs (previously known as a Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificate) consist of a series of vocational and/or college credit courses that prepare students for entry level employment in specific career fields. Upon completion of the certificate program, students continuing their education in a related A.S. degree program may be awarded credit in selected A.S. degree courses. Contact your advisor for more information. 

Continuing Toward a Baccalaureate Degree

Graduates of the AS, Business Administration and Management Degree can matriculate into the BAS, Supervision & Management Degree at Florida SouthWestern State College.

For more information contact the School of Business & Technology

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