Business Administration

Whether your career goal is to start your own business, to advance your career in an existing business, or to continue your education at a four-year institution, the business administration program can be a stepping stone on your path to success. The program provides outstanding career opportunities by giving you new job skills or by improving the ones you already possess.

Sample careers in this field: Sales assistant, first line manager, human resources, marketing, real estate, restaurant assistant manager

Business Administration Certificates
(31-33 Credit Hours)
Certificates are sequences of technical and professional courses. They provide access to targeted, short-term workforce training, and completers may sit for specific certification exams. Courses in certificate programs also apply toward technical certificates and associate degree programs in the subject area.

Certificates currently offered in this field are:

  • Human Resources Management

CURRICULUM
View the curriculum for this program and all others currently available at Ivy Tech.

Locations
The business administration program is offered at the following campuses. Please click on the campus of interest below for contact and campus specific program information:

Bloomington

Faculty Contacts:

Nancy Frost
Associate Professor, Business Administration
nfrost@ivytech.edu
Phone: (812) 330-6130
Fax: (812) 330-6212

Jim Silberstein
Assistant Professor, Cook Center for Entrepreneurship
jsilberstein@ivytech.edu
Phone: (812) 330-6255
Fax: (812) 330-6212

James O. Smith
Professor, School of Business
josmith@ivytech.edu
Phone: (812) 330-6189

Donna K. Young
Professor, School of Business
Department Chair, Business Administration/Office Administration
dkyoung@ivytech.edu
Phone: (812) 330-6128


Program Summary (pdf)

Entrepreneurship Programs - Curriculum Sheet (pdf)

Central Indiana (Indianapolis)
Contact:
Marva Hunt, Chair
(317) 921-4792
mhunt12@ivytech.edu
Columbus/Franklin
  • Faculty Contact:
  • Ron Dougherty
  • Dean - School of Business / Department Chair - Business & Accounting
  • (812) 374-5151
  • » Program Summary(pdf)
East Central (Anderson, Marion, Muncie, New Castle)
Contact:

Marilyn Kerr
Program Chair
1-800-589-8324, ext. 2325
mkkerr@ivytech.edu
Kokomo (Kokomo, Logansport, Wabash)

Contact
Kokomo
Jim Fitzgerald, program chair
800-459-0561, ext. 396

Logansport
Heidi Miller, business faculty
866-753-5102, ext. 2242

Certificates offered by the Kokomo region:

  • Human Resource Management
Lafayette
Ivy Tech-Lafayette offers a distance education option for an associate degree in Business Administration.

Contact
Aaron Baute
Program Chair, Business Administration
(765) 269-5179

North Central (Elkhart, South Bend, Warsaw)
Rob Hochschild
rhochschild@ivytech.edu
574-289-7001 ext. 5364
Northeast (Fort Wayne)
Contact:
Tony Ramey, Program Chair
260-481-2294
aramey2@ivytech.edu


Interested in hotel management?

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast and Focus Educational Institute have joined forces to allow students an opportunity to gain essential, job-ready skills in the hotel industry through a Business Administration technical certificate at Ivy Tech. This particular track includes a hotel management training internship component in the field. Learn more.

Northwest (East Chicago, Gary, Michigan City, Valparaiso)
Plan of Study

Description:
Organizations operate on business principles. A degree in business prepares you to work in a variety of for-profit as well as not-for-profit settings, including manufacturing and service environments. The Business Administration program can be a stepping stone on your path to success. The program provides outstanding career opportunities by giving you skills you need to succeed. The business administration program focuses on business principles and concepts as well as fundamental accounting and computer skills necessary for successful employment, job entry or transfer to a four-year degree.

DEGREES AVAILABLE
Associate of Science, Associate of Science via Ivy Tech Online, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Science via Ivy Tech Online, Technical Certificate, Technical Certificate via Ivy Tech Online, and short- term Certificate.

Contact Information:
Joe Joniec, Regional Department Chair
East Chicago Campus
Phone: 219-392-3600 ext. 225
Email: jjoniec@ivytech.edu

Richmond (Connersville, Richmond)
Contact:

Karen Tower
Accounting and Business Administration Department Chair/Assistant Professor
Ivy Tech Community College - Richmond
2357 Chester Boulevard
Richmond, IN 47374-1298
Phone: 765-966-2656, ext. 1119  Toll free: 800-659-4562,  ext. 1119
Fax: 765-962-8741
Email: ktower@ivytech.edu
www.ivytech.edu/richmond


Southern Indiana (Sellersburg)
Contact
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Victoria Montgomery
Faculty Support Secretary 
812 246.3301 ext 4143

Justin Suer
Dean of School of Business
812 246.3301, 4709

Melissa Speck
Director of Center for Leadership Excellence
812 246.3301, 4711

David Clifton
Associate Professor 
812 246.3301, 4707

Jerry Scott
Assistant Professor in Accounting 
812 246.3301, 4710

Southeast (Batesville, Lawrenceburg, Madison)
School of Business - Business Administration Program
MADISON

590 Ivy Tech Drive
Madison, IN 47250

Rich Geglein
(812) 265-2580 Ext. 4150
(800) 403-2190 Ext. 4150
rgeglein@ivytech.edu

LAWRENCEBURG & BATESVILLE

50 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Matt Probst
(812) 537-4010 Ext. 5231
(800) 715-1058 Ext. 5231
mprobst@ivytech.edu

Southwest (Evansville, Princeton, Tell City)

Business Administration Program Summary

Program Chair contact information:

Sandra C. Bailey

Chair of Business Administration

Phone: 812.429.1460

Email: sbailey@ivytech.edu

Wabash Valley (Terre Haute, Greencastle)
Regional Offerings:
  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
  • Associate of Science (AS) Degree
  • Technical Certificate (TC)
  • Certificate (Human Resources Management)

Contact:

Sarah Shepler, Program Chair
812-298-2412
sshepler1@IvyTech.edu