Business Administration Programs



Prepare for your professional office career

From medical careers to marketing and business management, Bates' business administration programs will help you to prepare for jobs in a professional setting. You will get hands-on computer, record keeping and customer relations skills that are important in a variety of office support positions. Whether you hope to join a health care team or take on another administrative function, our career training programs will provide the foundation you need for starting a career in an administrative capacity

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Our mission

Bates Technical College's Business Administration programs will provide a quality student-centered learning environment that prepares students with skills to obtain gainful employment. Qualified and dedicated faculty support local industry needs through delivering high-quality instruction that also offers business professionals opportunities to enhance and update their skills.

Our objectives  

The objectives of the Business Administration programs are to:

  • Provide quality credit courses, certificates, and degrees to meet student interests and the assessed employment needs of the service area.
  • Provide quality instruction by placing emphasis on the teaching/learning process, professional faculty development, and selection/retention of outstanding faculty.
  • Provide quality instruction that prepares students to succeed in upper-level courses, should they continue their education at four-year colleges.

The programs in Business Administration are compatible and consistent with the college's mission. Of particular note are the Associate in Applied Science degrees that are supported by highly-qualified faculty and strong relationships with area employers through high placement rates of students in internship positions and graduates in related-field jobs.

Curriculum Development and Assessment

The process for curriculum development and assessment is available through the Curriculum and Assessment Committees webpage.