Business Administration

Why study business at Allan Hancock College? Innovative leaders need the essential knowledge of business fundamentals. We prepare our students to think creatively to solve problems and face the real-world challenges in business.

Whether your goal is to advance in the corporate workforce or own a business, Allan Hancock College will equip you with critical skills needed to succeed.

Our goal is to generate graduates who are professional, confident, and prepared for leadership roles in today’s service-driven economy.

What does the Allan Hancock College Business Administration program offer?

The associate degree program in business administration prepares you for entry-level management positions in business.

The business curriculum explores corporate business strategies that allow managers to compete in today’s dynamic, global marketplace. Learn how to generate innovative solutions and implement them in a diverse work environment.

Infused into the program is a leadership and general-management perspective. You will learn effective skills that enable you to develop a fresh approach to harnessing new ideas that create value within a business organization.

During your studies, you will look at a range of business careers and discuss employment opportunities in fields that are related to each area of study. You will learn about jobs that best match your personal strengths and interests. In addition, Allan Hancock College provides a strong foundation for transfer to a university.

Business Administration is one of the career technical education programs at Allan Hancock College within the department of Business. It resides in the Finance and Business industry sector. 


Business Department, Building K
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3239

Fax number: 805-928-7905 (Santa Maria Campus)
805-735-3976 (Lompoc Valley Center)


Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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