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Our affordable online certificate in Business Administration

The world of business is extremely competitive—and that competition will only grow more fierce over time. So it’s no surprise that managers and administrators are looking for ways to specialize their skill sets, build on their bachelor’s degrees, and stand out from the competition. With our online certificate in Business Administration, you can do exactly that.

Studying online, you will explore a practical program that focuses on the administrative skills and knowledge every organization needs. Our Business Administration certificate is designed by business experts to be relevant to real-world business settings. That means you can immediately apply your new skills to your career.

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Learn how you can:

  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • Credits which can be applied toward one of our Master of Business Administration Degrees
  • Academic support via email, web portal, or phone
  • The freedom to complete courses at your own speed with self-paced lessons
  • Opportunity to participate in a live commencement ceremony with other graduates
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

Talented administrators are in high demand across all business sectors. Accounting, banking, management, marketing, insurance, education, hospitality—the list goes on. Once you complete your Business Administration course online, you’ll be prepared for managerial roles that are well compensated. For example, administrative services managers earn a median annual salary of $90,050—and job growth for this particular role is forecast to be an impressive 10% between 2016 and 2026.*


Learn on a schedule that fits your busy life and graduate in just one semester.


Customize your course with specialized electives in law, project management, finance, and more.


Our Business Administration classes are affordable, so you can get ahead without racking up debt.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Earning a certificate in Business Administration makes sense for busy people who are ready to delve into advanced-level business concepts while enjoying the convenience of home-based study. Your Business Administration certificate will be an important asset in your career pursuits, setting the stage for potential leadership roles. Taking an Ashworth College business administration course online will be very worthwhile.

After you graduate, you'll retain access to your account on the Ashworth College Central Network. The online toolkit for job search preparation is integrated with your lessons so you can be fully prepared to make a good impression on potential employers. As an alum, you'll be able to brush up on your Ashworth College Central Network and use your account as much as you like.

The expected time to complete your business administration classes is about eight months, but you can take up to 16 months to complete your studies and earn your certificate in Business Administration. This flexibility is a wonderful advantage of Ashworth College.

Related programs

Enroll in our Business Administration course online, or take your pick from our other business majors. Wherever you are in your career, we have the program to help you achieve your goals. Your options include:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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