Business Administration Department

Find Your Passion for Success

The DVC Business Administration Department offers a wide variety of online and on-campus learning experiences. Our affordable and flexible degree and certificate programs are designed to help you develop must-have knowledge, skills, and abilities to get career-ready and prepared to thrive in the workplace.

Whether you are working toward an associate degree, taking courses to transfer to a four-year university, earning a certificate, or updating your skills, we have the courses you need. Course offerings cover everything from general business to management, marketing to small business/entrepreneurship, and accounting to real estate. Our innovative curriculum is constantly evolving to help you gain a winning edge to succeed in today's rapidly changing business environment.

Our classes are taught by experienced professors, business professionals, and accomplished entrepreneurs. Take this opportunity to get to know our supportive faculty and staff. We care about your future!

Search our current class schedule to find the classes you would like to take. You can learn more about course requirements in our course catalog.

Degrees and certificates

Associate in science degrees

Associate in science degree for transfer

As of Fall 2022, the requirements for the Business Administration AST degree are changing. The new degree, Business Administration AST 2.0, will now require two math courses instead of one math course. Students will also be required to take Introduction to Business (BUS-109). NOTE: Students with catalog rights prior to Fall 2022 will not be impacted by this change.

Certificates of achievement

Certificates of accomplishment


Workshop eventThe Business Administration Department has partnered with community leaders and organizations to bring you informative and interactive business workshops, events, and entrepreneurial success series. Here are just some of our exciting opportunities and offerings. 

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Have a new business idea? Want to take your business to the next level? Learn about this exciting entrepreneurial business plan pitch competition!

Informational meeting: September 14, 6PM in BFL-107

The Entrepreneur in You (EIY) Speaker Series

Find the entrepreneur in you by learning from the experts!

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Year Up Bay Area

Year Up in partnership with DVC earns top Summit workforce award!

We know that navigating degree requirements can be tricky. Once you have enrolled at DVC, you can schedule an appointment with a counselor to discuss which option is best for you.

Contact us

Department Chair:

Arek Puzia 925-969-2353 BFL 214