Business Management Administrative Professions

The Business Management Administrative Professions program prepares students for a business career by providing comprehensive skills for today's rapidly changing business environment. The Business Management program is designed to enable students to obtain knowledge, skills, and competencies in the challenging business fields of:

  • Marketing management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human resources management
  • Administrative professions
  • Agribusiness

Students have the option to complete certificates in each of these business management career fields. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students are able to incorporate the 24 credit hours earned into an associate's degree in Business Management to satisfy their individual career goals.

Employment/Career Potential

The Business Management Administrative Professions program prepares students for a business career by providing comprehensive skills for today's rapidly changing business environment. According to the 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of administrative professionals is expected to grow 12% through 2020, which will add approximately 500,000 new positions to the career field.

A number of administrative opportunities will be available as additional positions are created through the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) program. Employment of administrative assistants is expected to increase as demand for computer-proficient employees continues. Recent data suggests that administrative assistant salaries have increased 34% over the past several years.

Facilities

The Administrative Professions lab is located in Joppa Hall room 002. The lab includes desktop computers as well as laptop computers and additional technologies utilized in today’s business organizations.


Contact Information

Prof. Sherry Massoni
443-412-2645
SMassoni@harford.edu

Advising, Career, and Transfer Services
443-412-2301


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