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The principles taught through Business Administration at Ivy Tech are threaded in all industries including non-profit business and education.  Students will be creating marketing plans, budgets, building personal websites, simulations, case-studies and creating community connections.  The Business Administration program also partners with many local businesses to give students the experience and exposure in the business world that they will need to be successful.

Our Graduates

Graduates of the Business Administration program are able to work in a wide variety of positions in a wide variety of industries. Currently we have graduates working in human resources, marketing, accounting and sales as supervisors, team leads and consultants. 

Graduates of our Associate of Science (AS) degree can seamlessly transfer to a four-year institution through our TSAP program with junior status. To learn more about our TSAP programs, and how they can save you money, visit our TSAP page.

Transfer Partners

If you would like to continue your education after completing your Ivy Tech degree, we have several four-year transfer partnerships in place. Talk to your transfer advocate for more information about transfer opportunities!

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

PROGRAM CURRICULA: Review the courses you will take in this program.


Business Administration
(16 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Human Resources Management
(21 credit hours = 3 semesters)

(21 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Technical Certificate
(31 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificate - Online
(31 credit hours = 2 semesters)


Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Applied Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science TSAP
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Science - Online TSAP 
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Gainful Employment Information

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Locations

The Business Administration program is offered at the above Ivy Tech campuses:

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The Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, and Business Operations, Applications, and Technology are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide, and was the first accrediting body to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Ivy Tech Community College is also a member of the Region 4 - Great Lakes Council of ACBSP, which includes member schools in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio.

Student Learning Results

Business Unit Performance Results