Degree Overview

The Business Administration, Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree is a dual-purpose degree for students looking to enter the business workforce. It not only prepares students for a business program at a four-year college or university, it also provides introductory knowledge and skills necessary for students seeking employment or advancement in a business career. Covering topics such as accounting, marketing, management, and economics, this degree is the start of your path to the business world.

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Program Manager

Chris Sargent Email: SargentC@LSSC.EDU

Chris Sargent (MS in information technologies, MBA) joined LSSC in 2013. Chris started his IT career at Middlebury College as a lab manager and helpdesk support technician. He later worked for the USDA in tech support for 14 years and then the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Chris enjoys his free time attending his two step-sons’ travel soccer club games and spending time at the beach or kayaking with his fiancé.

Degree Snapshot

  • Total Program Credit Hours: 60
  • Offered Fully Online: No
  • Offered Partially Online: Yes
  • Program Base Camp: Leesburg and South Lake
  • Typical Starting Positions: Human Resources Specialist, Business Manager, Finance Specialist
  • Starting Salary: $18.53/hr. Data Source
  • Job Growth in Area through 2026: 15.4% Data Source