Business Administration Program

Interpersonal & Professional Training Designed for Business Success

Every office has its own culture and philosophy. The fast pace, drive for teamwork, and opportunity to build new relationships are just a few reasons why business administrative work in an office can be so fulfilling.

At Career Quest Learning Centers, you can become proficient in a wide range of business applications considered highly valuable by employers. With this education under your belt, you’ll be at the center of office excitement.

Is this 8-month program the right fit for you? Let’s learn a bit more about it!

What You’ll Learn in This Program

Our business administration training program, which is offered at our Lansing, Jackson, and Mt. Pleasant campuses, provides many new skills for students. By the end of training, you should be able to create publications, documents, worksheets, and financial reports vital to the daily operation of any office.

Computer skills are a necessity in any modern office. Fortunately, students get to learn a wide range of business software tools, including desktop publishing, QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

Once these technical and administrative skills are acquired, students can focus on cultivating valuable interpersonal skills. Time management and professional communication skills (including mail, email, and telephone) ensure smooth business correspondences.

Possible business administration careers include:

  • Human resources assistant
  • Administrative assistant/executive assistant
  • Payroll processor
  • Sales associate
  • Accounts payable and receivable

Our business administration graduates have been hired by the State of Michigan, Lansing School District, Michigan Works, and Binder Park Zoo to name a few.

Are You Ready for Business Career Training?

Our accredited college isn’t like your traditional university. Whereas other schools might require you to take a variety of general education courses unrelated to your focus, we ensure your coursework is all relevant. This heightened relevance ensures you can earn your certificate or degree quickly.

Here are just a few more of the unique advantages we offer students:

  • Accelerated Completion: Less than a year of courses can lead to a stable, new career
  • Financial Assistance: Available to qualifying students
  • Blended Learning: Online & in-person courses
  • Job Placement Assistance: Our Career Services Department can help connect students with local employers

Take the "Career Quest Business Career Training Readiness Quiz"

Is career training the right fit for you? Our fun, online quiz can help you find out. It takes just three minutes to complete and will offer a personalized report to help you determine if this is the right choice for you. 

Take the First Step Towards a Business Administration Career Today

Has the time come to reinvigorate your professional life? A switch to a rewarding new career may be exactly what you need—and it may come sooner than you think!

Business administration training can be completed in just eight months. From there, you’ll be primed to dive into a new role and reap brand-new professional fulfillment.

Contact the Career Quest Learning Centers team today to learn more about the business administration program’s requirements!


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