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Business Administration program leads to a variety of job possibilities

August 31, 2015

Business Administration studentsDid you know there are a variety of career options open to you once you earn a Certificate or Associate’s Degree in Business Administration?

SJVC’s Business Administration program graduates work in Marketing, Sales, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and more. They’ve also worked for many different companies and in a variety of industries – H&R Block, Toyota, United Health Care, Marriott and Williams-Sonoma – just to name a few.

Business Administration students are taught the skills needed to succeed in the professional world — from sales and management techniques to human resources administration. They’ll learn how an office functions and be trained in the computer applications that businesses are currently using. Graduates will have a diverse set of skills which allows them to be flexible in their job search and prepares them for a variety career options.

SJVC offers both a Certificate and Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration. A Certificate can be completed in as little as 7 months and an Associate of Science Degree can be completed in as little as 14 months.

Here’s what graduates have to say about SJVC’s Business Administration program:

“[SJVC] teaches you how to write a Business Plan, Business Proposal, write a letter to the bank for a line of credit, Mission Statement, develop core values and how to promote products. My teachers helped me a lot and it was something new every day.” -Cristal, SJVC Hesperia

“Without this program, I would never have known all of this and how to deal with even the legal issues of hiring people and running a business.” -Lashonna, SJVC Fresno

“SJVC gave me the ground work for everything that I do.” -David, SJVC Ontario

“The teachers are more like mentors, and if you get lost on the lessons, they are there until you get it. We have a real connection – kind of like a family, but without the bickering.” -Chelsea, SJVC Visalia

“I wanted to know what would make me the most well-rounded individual, and a background in business would make me more flexible in the job field.” -Elias, SJVC Temecula

“I want to open my own restaurant someday, so this business program is one of the smartest decisions I’ve made.” -Sonia, SJVC Lancaster

“The Business Capstone class taught us a lot about running a business. It was more than just buying stuff to sell; it was about how to attract people and how to make your business come alive.” -Violeta, SJVC Online

Want more information about SJVC’s Business Administration program? Email or call 866-544-7898.


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