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Online Business School and Certification Ohio

Posted: September 14, 2020


Starting a new career can sometimes seem like starting an adventure without a map. You’re full of anticipation for the outcome but also a little wary of the steps you’ll encounter along the way. Starting a new career doesn’t have to be that way, especially with Career Quest Learning Centers by your side.

Our accredited career college is here to help you navigate your way through this journey thanks to our tried and true training method.

What’s even better is that Ohio students can now enroll in our online business programs and enter the in-demand field of business in 8 to 15 months.

Why Earn a Certificate or Degree in Business at Our Online School?

Furthering your education in the ever-changing field of business is an easy step to landing an entry-level position that provides you with the stability you need. Business is one of the fields that’s always in need of new, bright minds. It’s not hard to imagine why when the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 5-percent projected growth for business through 2029.1

Not only does earning a certificate or degree in business provide long-term stability within the business field, but it also sets you on the path to lifetime success in nearly any field. The information taught in these programs provides students with transferrable skills that can be used regardless of which career path they take.

Some of the transferrable skills you’ll learn through our program include:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking

Our Online Business School Programs

At Career Quest, we understand no two students plan to follow the same career path or have the same career goals.

That’s why we offer two different business programs:

Whether you have some prior experience in business or you’re coming in to lay down the initial foundation, our programs provide you with the information needed to facilitate long-term career success. To help you decide which program most closely matches your needs, our admissions team will chat with you about your goals.

They can also provide you with a program selection assessment. This assessment gives you an in-depth look at our business programs to help you decide which is a good fit for you. During the assessment, one of our admissions counselors will talk about the strengths and the challenges of each program. This way, you’ll know what to expect.

What to Expect: Courses Offered in Both Online Business Programs

Regardless of which business program you choose, you’ll gain the necessary information needed to excel in an entry-level business position. Both programs focus on the common technology and software used in a business environment, how to communicate with co-workers, and the fundamentals of succeeding in the business field.

Both programs offer courses, such as:

  • QuickBooks
  • Intro to Computers
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Business Communication

Administrative Assistant Program: Career-Ready in 8 Months

When you enroll in our administrative assistant program, you’re ready to start your new career in a handful of months. This is possible because our certificate programs require no general education classes. All classes in this program directly relate to the field of business.

After completing this program, some potential entry-level jobs for administrative assistants include:

Our administrative assistant certificate program also provides students with an externship opportunity. These externships are with one of our career partners—a local business who has joined forces with us. This externship provides real-world, hands-on work experience prior to graduating.

Externships also look great on a resumé and act as a great networking opportunity!

Business Administration (AAS) Program: Earn an Online Business Degree in 15 Months

Those who want to further their education beyond the administrative assistant certificate can enroll in our business administration (AAS) program. This applied associate degree requires an extra 7 months of career training in addition to the 8-month administrative assistant program.

In this program, you’ll take the fundamentals of business and build off that with additional courses, such as:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Managerial Strategies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting Essentials

Why Enroll in Our Online Business School and Program?

Earning your business certificate or degree online from Career Quest provides several benefits. On top of our industry-experienced instructors teaching you the essentials needed to succeed, our programs offer several extra perks:

  • We have your back: From day one of your education and even after graduation, you’ll work closely with our Career Services Department. Together, you’ll create professional documents, improve your interview skills, and find the employment opportunity that most closely aligns with your strengths and goals.
  • Lifetime assistance: No matter how long ago you graduated from one of our programs, our Career Services Department is here to help because of our lifetime job placement assistance. If you’re ever in need of a new job, reach out to our team and we can help with updating your resumé, touching up on interview skills, and providing local job listings.
  • No inessential expenses: When you apply, you’ll chat with one of our financial counselors. Together, you’ll discuss your financial needs and how we can create a custom financing plan. After agreeing on a plan, you won’t have to pay extra for textbooks and other materials thanks to our inclusive tuition.
  • Tuition discounts available: If you’re a displaced worker, a military veteran, or meet other criteria, you may be eligible for a tuition discount. When meeting with your financial counselor, any tuition discounts you may qualify for will be discussed.

Ohio Residents: Enroll in Our Online Business School!

No matter the reason you’re looking to start a new career in business, let the experts at Career Quest help you seamlessly navigate this new adventure. With the help of our real-world instructors, Career Services Department, and tried and true online business programs, you’ll be ready to start your entry-level career—possibly within just one year.

Class enrollment is now open. Contact us today to learn more or get started!