Business Administration Diploma

Gain your diploma in as little as 9 months.

The Business Administration Diploma provides students interested in careers in business with a foundational level of coursework that will prepare them for a career in the world of business. The degree program not only provides coursework that will give you the knowledge and skills needed for a career in business, but also do so from a real-world perspective.

The College of Business Administration (COBA) maintains close ties with the employers who hire our graduates. Business leaders not only serve on the COBA’s advisory boards to ensure that our degree programs remain current and relevant to the demands and expectations of the marketplace, they also participate with faculty members in the classroom.

Business courses are delivered by faculty members who not only possess the academic credentials that indicate they are experts in their fields of study, but who have also have spent years working in the field. Because of their practical experience in their field of study, they are able to bring a real world perspective to the classroom, and they’re able to answer students’ questions about what it is really like working in a business environment.

Locations: Louisville Lexington Fort Knox Louisa Mayfield Online
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Objectives

To prepare students for entry into a business career by providing a foundation of general education courses combined with business courses that focus on relevant topics such as business and organizational management, basic supervision, business ethics and law and small business management. This career diploma also includes a professional development course designed to help you prepare for interviews.

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Program Highlights

The College of Business Administration (COBA) strives to ensure that all of its academic degree programs are up-to-date and relevant to the demands of the marketplace and employers who hire our graduates. COBA facilitates this value by maintaining close relationships with local employers. Not only do COBA faculty members visit managers working in the marketplace, they also invite employers to actively participate in the student learning process.

For instance, our Professional Development course, which teaches you how to create your résumé, market yourself and prepare for job interviews, invites local business managers to conduct classroom visits as well as mock interview sessions to help you better understand employer expectations. This real-world approach is carried out throughout all COBA academic degree programs, including the Business Administration Career Diploma and the Associate of Science in Business Management programs.

There are numerous websites available to assist students preparing for and graduates seeking jobs in the business management field. More importantly are social networking sources available to students to enable them to gather work-related information about companies and positions. Specifically, all COBA degree programs encourage students to obtain and maintain a LinkedIn account.

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Courses

Length: 9 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
BUS 204
Introduction to Business Law and Ethics
4.00
BUS 224
Professional Development
4.00
MGT 114
Business Organization and Management
4.00
MGT 274
Basic Supervision
4.00
MGT 295
Small Business Management
4.00
MKT 114
Introduction to Marketing
4.00
ACT 101
Principles of Accounting I
4.00
ACT 102
Principles of Accounting II
4.00
ACT 103
Principles of Accounting III
4.00
CSC 118
Computer Applications I
4.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
FYE 101
Information Literacy
4.00
MTH 101
College Mathematics
4.00
Course:
BUS 204
Title:
Introduction to Business Law and Ethics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BUS 224
Title:
Professional Development
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 114
Title:
Business Organization and Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 274
Title:
Basic Supervision
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 295
Title:
Small Business Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MKT 114
Title:
Introduction to Marketing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 101
Title:
Principles of Accounting I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 102
Title:
Principles of Accounting II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 103
Title:
Principles of Accounting III
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 118
Title:
Computer Applications I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FYE 101
Title:
Information Literacy
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 101
Title:
College Mathematics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Total Credit Hours: 52.00