A Great Investment In YOU and YOUR Future
Financial Analyst, Business Analyst, Controller, Director of Marketing, E-Commerce Manager, Accountant, Channel Marketing Manager, CPA, Corporate Communications Specialist, Marketing Manager, Administrative Services Manager, Senior Marketing, Account Manager, Advertising Manager, and Sales Manager…. An Associates Degree in Business Administration at Tunxis can start you on your path to any of these job, and MORE!
A survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers lists finance, business, accounting and marketing among the top 10 bachelor’s degrees in demand by companies hiring new college graduates.
From the largest, global corporations to the smallest, sole proprietorships, you will learn the skills at Tunxis Community College that all companies need to grow—including accounting, ethics, finance, law, management, information systems, and marketing. Your education will include a strong foundation in the liberal arts, as well as case studies, team projects, professional guest speakers, field trips, internships and more. You will learn from faculty with real-world experience, who bring theory to life and offer opportunities to build networks before you graduate.
Tunxis is the only Associate’s Degree in Connecticut to earn accreditation by the Associate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Internationally, only 190 two-year colleges have achieved this accreditation for their business programs.
Choose the Format That Works for You
- On campus 15-week courses offered during the day and/or evening
- Fully online 15-week courses
- Take only two courses at a time and complete your certificate in 6 months or full degree in 22 months through our fully online 3-, 7- and 8-week accelerated courses.
- Mix and match on campus, online, 15-week and accelerated to meet your learning needs!
- Earn a Business Administration Degree and/or a Certificate in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Marketing.
Learn Beyond the Classroom
- Gaining real-world business skills through our Internships and guest speakers
- Networking, socializing and expanding your horizons through our Business Club
- Earning recognition through our Business Degree KBD Honor Society
- Receiving one-on-one support through advising, career counseling, tutoring, resume/job searching workshops, and more.
Business Administration Degree
Provides skills in accounting, ethics, finance, law, management, management information systems, and marketing which are needed to succeed in businesses from sole proprietorships through global corporations.
Are you looking to change career paths or upgrade your skill-set? Open the doors to positions in the for-profit, government and not-for-profit organizations, from bookkeeper to marketing assistant. These websites will provide you with more information on the labor market: Connecticut Department of Labor, Labor Market Information and United States, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Graduate from Tunxis’ BA Transfer Articulation Pathway and move seamlessly to a Connecticut State University (CCSU, ECSU, SCSU, WCSU and Charter Oak). Or enroll in the BA Degree to transfer to the UConn Regional Campuses’ School of Business or a private institution, such as the University of St. Joseph, Quinnipiac University, University of Hartford, and Post University.
Business Career Certificates
Tunxis offers certificate programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, and Marketing. All courses in a certificate program apply towards an associate’s degree, and students increase their marketability by combining a Business Administration degree with a specialized certificate.
Certificate in Accounting – (Course Information)
Accounting is the official “language of business”. Studying and mastering accounting will open doors to any business within any industry. According to the Connecticut Society of CPAs, the job growth in accounting will be 18% in the next 8 years because of the large amount of baby boomers that will be retiring in the field of accounting; this is more job growth than any other field. The American Accounting Association web site provides additional information on potential careers.
Certificate in Business Administration – (Course Information)
With your certificate in business administration from Tunxis Community College, you will have the skills you need to succeed in business. From the largest, global corporations, to the smallest, sole proprietorships, you will learn the skills all companies need to grow! The American Management Association website provides additional information on potential careers.
Certificate in Finance – (Course Information)
A finance certificate provides training in financial leadership and decision-making, preparing students for entry level management positions in the finance and banking industries. These web sites provide additional information on potential careers: Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards and National Association of Personal Financial Planners
Certificate in Marketing – (Course Information)
Marketing is an essential business function that allows an organization to plan, develop, promote and deliver products and services to its customers. The US Department of Labor predicts that overall employment of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is expected to increase by 13 percent through 2018. Job growth will be spurred by competition for a growing number of goods and services and the need to make one’s product or service stand out in the crowd. For some career information, check out the: American Marketing Association website.
BA Core Courses
Business Ethics and Business Law
Business Software Applications
Statistics with Computer Applications
Management Information Systems
Principles of Finance
Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting
Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Writing for Business
Plus many additional career and transfer business courses!