Business Administration (A.S.)


Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Associate degree in Business Administration is an introduction to the foundation of core aspects in business.  The primary objective of this degree is to provide a business-oriented program with sufficient communicative and mathematical skills, social relevant course work, and specific business specialties to develop a well-rounded and knowledgeable graduate. 

What to Expect   

With this degree, students will be prepared to enter entry level positions in the business world, or complete the baccalaureate degree.  

Students will take courses that focus on:   

  • Economics 
  • Legal Environment of Business 
  • Social and Ethical Environment of Business 
  • Statistics 
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making 

Career Opportunities   

Graduates in the Business Administration program can find an array of career opportunities that include, but not limited to: 

  • Accounting Specialist 
  • Management trainee opportunities 
  • Retail 
  • Insurance Sales Agent 
  • Industrial management opportunities 
  • Office manager 
  • Business services manager   


The official course requirements for this degree can be viewed in the online Undergraduate Bulletin under the suggested academic plan. ​