Business Administration Degree at Orange Coast College

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Business Administration Degree

The business administration program at Orange Coast College prepares students for careers in education, government, private business and retail. The program focuses on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Program courses include: management theory, humor resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer business administration degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Business Administration Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Orange Coast College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award21
Associate's Degree245

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male159
Female107

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian91
Black1
Hispanic62
White71
Multiple Races8
Non Resident Alien25
Unknown8

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Business Administration program at Orange Coast College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Chief Executives

Description

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, chief executives employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -1.2% from 2014 to 2024

General and Operations Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, general and operations managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.1% from 2014 to 2024

Sales Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, sales managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.1% from 2014 to 2024

Administrative Services Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, administrative services managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.2% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Business Administration Programs in California

Business Administration programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

International Technological University

San Jose, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Graduate School
  • 98 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (M,D)

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 90 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B)

Argosy University - Orange County

Orange, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (A,B,M,D)

Coastline Community College

Fountain Valley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 800 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (C,A)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (C,A)
  • Office Management (C,A)
  • Retail Management (C,A)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 400 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B,M,D)

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Graduate School

Programs

  • Business Administration (D)

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (C,A)

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 260 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (C,A)
  • Office Management (C,A)
  • Retail Management (C,A)

Concordia University - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (B,M)

Bristol University

Anaheim, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Graduate School
  • 73 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Administration (A,B,M)

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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
32:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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