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Business Administration Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 023413
  • Phone: (210) 486-3000

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Business Administration Degree

The business administration program at Palo Alto 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 Texas 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. Palo Alto College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate59
    Associate's Degree37

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male33
    Female63

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian1
    Hispanic34
    White25
    Unknown36

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Business Administration program at PAC, 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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, chief executives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.2% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
      • Total Employment: 790
      • Average Hourly Rate: $84.94
      • Average Annual Salary: $176,670

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, general and operations managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
      • Total Employment: 11,480
      • Average Hourly Rate: $49.92
      • Average Annual Salary: $103,830

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, sales managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
      • Total Employment: 1,670
      • Average Hourly Rate: $48.47
      • Average Annual Salary: $100,810

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, administrative services managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.5% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
      • Total Employment: 1,750
      • Average Hourly Rate: $40.56
      • Average Annual Salary: $84,360

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 Texas

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
  • Organizational and Nonprofit Management (B,M)
  • Organizational Leadership (B,M)
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St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
  • Operations Management (A)
  • E-Commerce (A)
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San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

87 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (C,A)
  • Operations Management (C,A)
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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
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Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B)
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University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

250 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A,B,M)
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Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

84 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

220 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M,D)
  • Operations Management (B,M,D)
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Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

52 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

450 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)