Business Degree
  • Gain a <strong>Business Degree</strong>

    Gain a Business Degree

    Earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration before you graduate from High School!!

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    "No one said it was going to be easy, they said it was going to be worth it"

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  • Where do you see yourself in two years!!!

    Where do you see yourself in two years!!!

    I see you being awarded an Associate of Art Degree in Business Administration weeks before your classmates graduate with their High School Diploma!!!

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    Complete five North Central State College Honors Projects and earn the Honors College Medallion at Graduation!!

Business Degree

High School students have the opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration during their junior and senior years of high school.  

As businesses continue to streamline, demand for professionals with a business administration degree and an understanding of core business concepts is expected to increase. If you have an interest in managing a business or want to explore your entrepreneurial spirit, the Associate of Arts in Business Administration degree is your first step.

You’ll receive a basic foundation of liberal arts courses and an introduction to the principles of today’s demanding business world to prepare you to move forward, whether that is pursuing a higher degree or moving on to a career in business.


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