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Gain a competitive edge in any field, trade, or industry with the Pierce College business programs. Take a variety of courses, develop critical skills, and stand out in the marketplace. Earn a specialized certificate in just one year or an associate's degree in two. Getting ahead was never this easy!

Professional Technical Associate Degree and Certificates

The Pierce College Business Management Program is designed to help students gain the knowledge, skills, experience, and abilities employers desperately seek from top-employees. Our degrees and certificates give graduates an excellent boost in obtaining career job entrance and advancement opportunities as leaders, managers, marketers, merchandisers, sales professionals, and experts in customer relationship management. Our program is governed by an advisory board of community members working as leaders in industry and faculty who help shape a cutting-edge curriculum that gives graduates an education that makes them competitive in the workplace and highly desirable to employers and four-year institutions.

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Associates in Business (DTA/MRP)

At Pierce College, students have flexibility in completing their Business degree in any one of three ways and are then prepared to transfer to a 4-year college. This transfer degree ensures that a student who completes this Associate in Business - DTA/MRP degree will have satisfied the lower division general education (or core) requirements and lower division business requirements at the baccalaureate institutions. Make an appointment with one of our advisors today to discuss this great career path! You can choose the path that fits your learning and lifestyle:

  1. Face-to-Face Option: A full array of classes meeting in person for those who prefer to attend in traditional classrooms.

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  2. Online Option: Earn your online degree anywhere with Pierce College’s convenient online classes. Pierce College has dedicated and supportive faculty to provide meaningful learning experiences for you, as well as staff to help you should this be your first online experience.

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  3. Competency Based: This fully online program is self-paced. Students work through competencies taking advantage of prior work and life experience. With support from your instructors and a completion coach, you will work to complete papers, assignments, exams, and other types of work that demonstrate your learning.

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