Lafayette Covington Slidell

Business Management & Ownership Program in Baton Rouge

Associate Degree & Diploma Program

If you are interested in a Business Office career, you might like to know that Administrative Assistants perform a variety of clerical and administrative duties that are necessary to run an organization efficiently. They use computer software to create spreadsheets; manage databases; and prepare presentations, reports, and documents. They also may negotiate with vendors, buy supplies, and manage stockrooms or corporate libraries. Administrative assistants also use videoconferencing, fax, and other office equipment.

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If you are interested in becoming a business office administrator or in getting a diploma in Business Management & Ownership in Baton Rouge, Delta College would love to help you. In just nine months, you can be trained for your new career!


The median annual wage for secretaries and administrative assistants was $38,880 in May 2018. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $24,960, and the top 10 percent earned more than $64,230.

Information taken from the Occupational Outlook Handbook on the Internet

With a degree in Business Management and Ownership, you have several careers to choose from. Administrative Assistants, Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks, and Business Operations Specialist are just a few of the different career paths you could take.

Job Opportunities

  • Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Receptionist
  • Office Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Information Processing
  • Customer Service Representative

Small class sizes ensure more personal attention!

Books and uniforms included in tuition!

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Course Titles

Accounting I & II
Payroll Accounting
Essentials of Computerized Accounting
Business and Management Foundations
Introduction to Computers
Spreadsheet Concepts
Desktop Publishing
Internet Technology
Business Communications
Business Math
Professional Development/Office Procedures
Elementary Typing/Keyboarding
Intermediate Typing/Keyboarding
Business Office Administration Externiship
Financial Management

Project Management
Human Resource Management
Marketing Strategies
E-Commerce and E-Business
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Ownership
Business Plan Development and Implementation
Introduction to Geology
American History
College Algebra or Elementary Statistics
Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology &
Contemporary Social Issues

Delta College of Baton Rouge Advantages:

  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Training In Current Computer Software
  • 16-1/2 Month Day Program
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Day Or Evening Classes
  • Licensed By The Louisiana Board of Regents
  • Accredited By Commission of the Council on
  • Occupational Education (COE)
  • USDOE Certified SEOG & Pell Grants Available