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Business Administration - Associate in Science (AS) (1026)

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in business, our Associate in Science (AS) in business administration is your solution to reaching your goals. The two-year program is a general transfer program that will prepare you to pursue a bachelor's degree in a variety of areas within the business arena:

Our Business Administration Program might be a good fit if you:

  • Like to analyze information and create logical solutions
  • Take interest in economic, financial, mathematical and legal concepts
  • Enjoy working with different technology and software
  • Have skills or interest in managing financial, technical and human resources
     

Our business administration associate degree program is a general transfer program that will prepare to transfer to a four-year school and pursue a bachelor's degree in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
     


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Our experienced professors will teach you fundamental business concepts to prepare you for the workforce or to earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, finance, human resource management, information systems, management, marketing, organizational leadership, supply-chain management, or a related field. In our program, you will:  

  • Prepare and deliver oral and written presentations on business concepts in various disciplines, consistent with professional standards
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative methods of collecting, processing, and analyzing information and data to make informed business and career decisions
  • Identify legal and ethical forces that impact organizational decision-making
  • Make organizational decisions by applying and integrating knowledge of each functional area including; legal, economic, accounting, marketing and management.
  • Successfully interact in group-settings
  • Identify how diversity impacts the functioning of the local, national and global business environment
  • Use appropriate business software and technologies
  • Use various resources, including library resources and databases, to access and extract information appropriate for business

The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredits our program. Since 1992, ACBSP is the only nationally recognized organization that grants regional accreditation to two- and four-year colleges and universities. Our accredited program means you’re receiving a quality education that prepares you for a career. For more information about HACC’s accreditation, you may go to: https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=harrisburg&s=all&id=212878. Find graduate data information here. (pdf)

 

  • View summaries of every course at HACC by browsing our class schedules database.
  • Review our program guide (pdf) to view a list of required courses, recommended course sequencing and program competencies.
  • Browse our advising checksheet (pdf), which is also an excellent tool to help you personalize your course load each term and manage your overall advancement through our programs.
  • Review our new academic maps (pdf) to view a list of required courses, recommended course sequencing and program competencies.


Yes! Our program is transferrable to a wide variety of colleges and universities with no loss of credit. If your intended transfer school participates in Pennsylvania’s statewide college credit transfer system, you will be able to begin at the junior level. Our programs also transfer well to schools outside of the statewide system. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so you can take proper classes at HACC.

 

Albright College: Business Administration (pdf)
Albright College -Degree Completion Program: General Program Course Equivalencies (pdf)
Bloomsburg University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
California University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Carlow University: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Central Penn College: Business to Business Administration (pdf)
Cheyney University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Clarion University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
East Stroudsburg University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Edinboro University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Elizabethtown College: Business Administration into Accounting, Business Administration, or Economics (pdf)
Elizabethtown College, Accelerated Programs: Business Administration into Accounting (pdf)
Elizabethtown College, Accelerated Programs: Business Administration into Business Administration (pdf)
Geneva College: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Indiana University of PA: Business Administration (pdf)
Kutztown University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Lincoln University: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Lock Haven University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Mansfield University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Millersville University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Millersville University of PA: Business Administration into Business Administration (pdf)
Millersville University of PA: Business Administration into Music Business Technology (pdf)
Penn State Harrisburg: Bus. Adm. into Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Mgmt., Mktg., Project & Supply Mgmt. (pdf)
Penn State Mont Alto: Program to Program Agreements (pdf)
Penn State York: Program to Program Transfer Information (pdf)
Saint Francis University - Francis Worldwide: Business Administration (A.S.) (pdf)
Shippensburg University of PA: Business Administration into Business Administration (pdf)
Slippery Rock University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
Temple University: Articulation Agreement Addendum -Business Administration (pdf)
West Chester University of PA: Pennsylvania Statewide P2P Agreement (pdf)
York College of Pennsylvania: Business Administration (pdf)

We offer the program at our Harrisburg, Gettysburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses. You also can complete the degree entirely online through virtual learning.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit this webpage to review the most up-to-date details about how courses are being offered.

 

 

Yes! The HACC Foundation has approximately 200 scholarships available for students to apply. To learn how to apply, please visit hacc.edu/Scholarships.

 

 

HACC offers classes in the spring, summer and fall. You can apply to HACC anytime on our website. When applying, please use the program code 1026. It ensures that you enroll in the correct program. 

 

 

We are here to answer your questions and help you enroll. We encourage you to contact an admissions counselor or Steve Lustig, business studies department chair, with your questions. You may also request more information online.

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