You're a go-getter—intrigued about how business works. You may even want to start your own one day. Today's corporations are looking for curious professionals like you. 

A degree or certificate in business administration at Harford can help you develop the leadership skills you'll need for the next-gen business world. Beyond the fundamentals of business coursework in finance, human resource, marketing, and management skills will teach you how to lead and motivate people, communicate, and think critically.


At Harford Community College, we offer degree and certificate programs in business administration that will prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution or to enter the ever-growing fields of finance, accounting, and human resources management.

Program Overview

Program Requirements:

Associate of Science



No. of Credits:

Associate of Sciences: 60

Certificate: 24






Miriam Wiglesworth






Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)


Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your business management studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in business administration through required courses and electives like these at Harford:


Introduction to Business

Business Law or Legal Environment of Business

Business Communications

Business and Professional Speech

Principles of Management

What can I do when I complete this program?

The courses in this curriculum prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution and later specialization in finance, human resource management, management, private and public accounting, marketing, merchandising and advertising. Cooperative Education is available to students in this program as an additional means of receiving extended learning experiences related to Business Administration.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • Towson University

  • University of Baltimore

  • University of Maryland

  • University of Maryland Global Campus

Potential Careers

  • Accounting

  • Management Analyst

  • Operations Manager

  • Financial Analyst

  • Financial Manager

  • Administrative Manager

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




Who teaches this program?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.