Business Administration

Today’s workplace demands an excellent foundation in both technical skills and in business operations. With specific business specialties, you'll have what it takes to begin or advance your career. You can also build a skills set to start your own business.

Business Administration At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Business Administration jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

  • Administrative Service Manager$24.63/hr
  • General/Operations Manager*$25.34/hr
  • Industrial Production Manager*$33.08/hr

SOURCE: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence Center

*This job typically requires a bachelor's degree.

Earn a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Degree in Business Administration for Job-Ready Skills

Business Administration is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program designed to provide the technical skills to enter the job market in two years or less. Our colleges work closely with leaders in the industry to develop a curriculum with the most current theories and practices. Earn an associate degree or one of three specialty awards to become job-ready for a competitive workplace.

Business Administration

In the Business Administration program, topics include:

  • accounting
  • marketing
  • economics
  • human resources
  • business-related technology
  • teamwork
  • leadership
  • motivating people
  • communicating effectively

Why Is This a Good Career Bet? 

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas's targeted occupations lists eight separate business management and administration positions as high-growth areas this year. Projections include 3,340 positions in administrative services at an average of $52.18 per hour, 12,270 positions for business operations specialists at $39.69 per hour and 46,200 positions as customer support specialists at $16.54 per hour. 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 21 percent each for supervisors of administrative support workers and administrative services managers.

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Degrees and Certificates in Business Administration

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