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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 T-SAP program with junior status.

Transfer Partners

Ivy Tech has several transfer partners for the Business Administration associate degree, including Ball State University, Bethel University, Calumet College of St. Joseph, College of Mount St. Joseph, Columbia Southern University, Franklin University, Grace College, Huntington University, Indiana Institute of Technology, Indiana State University, Indiana University East, Indiana University Kokomo, Indiana Wesleyan University, IUPUI, Northwood Salem International University, Oakland University, Purdue University, Saint Mary of the Woods College, Saint Joseph's College, Southern New Hampshire University, Spalding University, Trine University, University of Evansville, University of Indianapolis, University of Phoenix, University of Saint Francis, University of Southern Indiana, Walden University, and Western Governor's University. 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.


Human Resources Management
(21 credit hours = 3 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 T-SAP
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Science - Online T-SAP 
(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:

The Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, and Office Administration 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.

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