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Business Administration

Associate Degree Program - 64 Credits

A wide range of industries are in search of outgoing managers who can effectively lead personnel, problem-solve today's issues as well as plan for future opportunities in today's fast-moving business climate. The Business Administration program at Southeast Technical College fine-tunes your skills in several key business areas, such as finance, marketing, human resources and management.

What is Business Administration? 

Business administration is the work of managing organizational resources that include material, human, financial and information. Business administration professionals work to ensure that businesses and organizations are run effectively, efficiently, and profitably.

Every STC business program provides emphases in:

  • Communication
  • Technical Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Problem-solving

Once you leave STC, your proficiency in those skills will translate to a small organization or a large corporate setting. The choice is yours. The career outlook in your field is strong. Job opportunities for you include retail, banking, government, insurance and marketing.

Why Choose Southeast Tech?

During your business coursework in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you will learn from faculty with industry experience that will share workforce insight. Their immersive curriculum will help you build your skills to enter the market prepared for success. Southeast Tech offers small, personalized class sizes in person in the George S. Mickelson Center, online, and/or a combination of both.

You'll also learn to:

See the Big Picture: You will learn business concepts and be prepared to work in a highly technological work environment.

Think Critically: With the help of your STC faculty, you will learn to analyze and interpret business documents to make informed decisions. 

Gain Professionalism: As a management professional from Southeast Tech, you will exhibit ethical and professional behavior. 

Choose to Specialize: You will decide how to use your degree. With the help of your STC faculty, you can choose technical electives that allow you to customize your business administration degree with courses that interest you and align with your career goals. Choose from classes in financial services, human resources, and more. 

Explore Classes and Customize Your Degree

Southeast Tech’s curriculum for Business Administration includes classes in Principles of Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Human Resources Management, Supervisory Management and Social Media.

Additionally, students can further customize their degrees by choosing from a wide options of technical electives to help meet specific career and educational goals. STC also offers a Business Administration emphasis in Agriculture


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Costs are calculated based on a charge of $255 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Jessica Weber

Accounting Instructor
Mickelson Center 110G

Dennis Peters

Business Administration
Mickelson Center 110D

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Other Programs Related to Business Administration  

If you’re interested in a business career, you might also be interested in these other programs at Southeast Tech: 

Entrepreneurship   Accounting   Marketing  BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Agriculture Emphasis

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