Preparing you for business administration jobs

SPC's Business Administration Certificate prepares you for jobs in business administration. The program covers personnel, accounting and finance, marketing, legal requirements and budgeting and planning.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

General and Operations Managers

Salary Data

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Our business administration Certificate teach you to:

  • Prepare and use financial information to support decision making
  • Manage business information with appropriate software
  • Effectively communicate as a professional
  • Understand legal and ethical issues in business
  • Develop human resources, strategic and organizational skills
  • Identify and demonstrate management activities

Business Administration Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2015 (505)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2015 (505), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Marta Przyborowski
Dean, College of Business

Program Summary

This program is offered as a Fully Online program.

The business courses identified in this Certificate program will apply towards the Business Administration AS degree. These courses will cover the areas of personnel, accounting and finance, marketing, legal requirements and budgeting and planning.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code


Federal CIP Code

52.0701: Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.

Admission Rules

There are no admissions requirements for this program.

Fully Online

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of C or better.


ACG 2021 Financial Accounting 3
BUL 2241 Business Law I 3
CGS 1100 Computer Applications 3
FIN 2000 Principles of Finance 3
GEB 1011 Introduction to Business 3
MAN 2021 Principles of Management 3
MAR 2011 Principles of Marketing 3
GEB 2940 Business Internship 3
ENT 1000 Intro to Entrepreneurship 3
MAN 2340 Supervisory Management 3
Total Credits 24

Continuing your education at SPC

Our Business Administration Certificate is part of and transfers to SPC's Business Administration Associate of Science Degree. This A.S. degree transfers to SPC's bachelor's degrees in Business AdministrationManagement and Organizational Leadership or Sustainability Management.


SPC also offers short-term business training and professional development courses through our Workforce Institute.

Business Administration Certificate