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Business Office Administration: Start A New Career!

When you think of the word “career,” what do you picture? Most people think of someone sitting at a desk in an office, working at something they’re passionate about. How can YOU become that career-oriented person in your vision? An associate degree in business office administration could lead to a real, satisfying career in a variety of industries. 

Why Study Business Office Administration?

At Delta College, our program is called Business Management & Ownership. It’s an associate degree program offered at our Baton Rouge campus. The course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the business world. Classes include accounting, marketing strategies, professional development, project management, human resources, and more. After completing this degree, you could qualify for all kinds of different positions. Depending on the industry and the company, titles can vary. However, business management could prepare you for any of the following careers: 

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

What Exactly Is An Associate Degree?

You might have heard the term “associate degree” but aren’t exactly sure what it means. So, how is it different from other degrees? How long does it take to get one? Associate degrees provide an educational foundation to increase your job opportunities. They’re perfect for students who have just graduated high school and don’t want to stay stuck in a retail or food service job. 

When you compare to four-year universities, associate degrees take less time. Most students finish in about two years. They’re shorter because they’re focused on the topics you need to know for your chosen field. You won’t have to spend time on endless general education requirements. And, remember: time is money. Therefore, less time in school means less time you’re paying tuition. Furthermore, if you have a day job or other daytime responsibilities, you could take your courses at night. Getting an associate degree could be the most efficient, affordable option for your career!  

Get Your Degree At Delta College In Baton Rouge

At Delta College of Baton Rouge, our mission is to prepare students for careers that exist today. We can train students for new opportunities in a great environment. Our instructors care and use hands-on techniques for the best experience possible. Additionally, small class sizes in all of our programs, mean students get more personal attention. Other Delta College advantages include: 

  • Job Placement Help
  • 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

To get started, give us a call at (225) 928-7770 or contact us online. We’re here to help students change their lives, one degree at a time.

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