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Business Administration

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The Industry

As one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, those who are supervisors and managers in the service industry have wide and varied choices in their career paths and in the industries they work. With a median annual income of between $42,380 and $48,320 in the state of Washington, and with medical and retirement benefits available at many jobs, the earning potential for entry level supervisors and managers is well over the national average for most other occupations.

Our Business Program

Prepares students with basic skills to compete for accounting positions

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Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Business Administration with emphasis in Management

Our AAS degree with a Business Administration emphasis of Management provides students with a broad exposure to the principles and philosophies of business and management. Successful completion of the two-year program will help facilitate the process of graduates pursuing meaningful careers in a dynamic, changing business environment. It will also satisfy the requirements necessary for students to pursue additional advanced degrees including preparing students to seamlessly enter into the Bachelor of Applied Science in Management (BASM) program at Centralia College.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include supervisory and entry level management in the fields of:
  • Retail Outlets
  • Grocery Outlets
  • Restaurants
  • Auto Dealers
  • Financial Industry
  • Health and Personal Care
  • And many more

Occupational Outlook, Job & Salary Statistics

For statistics on supervisor and manager occupations, see:

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