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Business Administration

About the Program

With a degree in Business Administration from Henderson Community College, you will have a solid foundation to succeed in many business careers. The program is designed for acquiring skills for entry-level business administrations positions and for those currently employed in the field to enhance their skills.

What are my career choices?

Business administrators are needed in every field from accounting to Human Resources. With a degree in Business Administration, your career options are virtually limitless.

  • by choosing the Accounting option within the program, your career options range from working in bookkeeping or payroll
  • the Management option prepares the student with broad-based management knowledge and skills that lead to a variety of positions in organizations.
  • the Human Resource Management option prepares students for entry-level positions in the human resource field and related occupations.
  • the Informatics option prepares students for careers in business including business analysts and positions that query and report on the business’s key performance indicators and success factors.
  • the Office Systems option prepares the student with a broad base of knowledge and skills needed for a variety of positions in an office.

How much will I earn?

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Program Options

Associate in Applied Science

  • Accounting Track
  • Human Resources Management Track
  • Management Track
  • Informatics Track
  • Office Systems Track 
To see a complete course listing for each credential use the KCTCS Online Course Catalog


What will I study?

A core of courses provides a foundation of general and business knowledge.

Areas of general study include:

  • writing
  • communications
  • computers
  • science
  • math

Areas of business study include:

  • accounting
  • management
  • marketing
  • business law
  • quality systems

How Long Will I Be in School?

  • Accounting Degree 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)  
  • Human Resources 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)
  • Informatics 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)
  • Management Degree 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)  
  • Office Systems 2016-17--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)   
  • Certificate I 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Certificate II 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Certificate III 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Certificate IV 2016-17--Current Curriculum (PDF XLS

What are the admission requirements?

There are no special admission requirements for this program. Please consult Henderson Community College's college admission requirements for information for how to enroll in the college

How can I further my education?

Students seeking a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration may choose to begin their education by earning Associate of Arts at Henderson Community College before transferring to the university of their choice. Henderson Community College has business transfer agreements with Murray State University and the University of Evansville.

For more information contact:

Photo of Barry Phelps Barry Phelps
Program Coordinator
Arts & Sciences Building, Room 222