Careers: Associate of Arts in Pre-Business Administration

March 15, 2023
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Pre-Business Administration is an associate degree program that provides the basic curriculum needed for the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in business. The program is transition-oriented and is ideal for the student who intends to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The program is designed so students can earn an Associate of Arts degree and transition to the Carl H. Lindner College of Business (LCoB) at the University of Cincinnati or transfer to other Bachelor of Business Administration programs.


What is next after graduation with an associate degree in Pre-Business Administration?

Students are strongly encouraged to continue their education in business administration with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Your career potential will vary based on the bachelor’s degree you pursue. Fully online Bachelor’s degrees at UC include programs in marketing and finance. Additional majors available at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business (LCoB) include accounting, economics,  entrepreneurship, real estate, international business, operations management and information systems.

Employment Opportunities for Graduates

Students who choose the Pre-Business Administration Associate Program as a career field will be qualified for entry-level positions in business firms, government, and nonprofit organizations. Generally, these positions will be in accounting, finance, marketing, production, purchasing, and human resources.

Potential job opportunities could include, but are not limited to:

  • Relationship Banker
  • Customer Service Associate
  • Sales Support Specialist
  • Store Manager
  • Sales Consultant
  • Sales Supervisor