Program: Business
Award: Associate of Arts and Sciences (transfer degree)

Program Purpose:

This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree in a business related field.

Students in this program will be introduced to business as a profession, and develop foundational knowledge and skills for civic engagement, critical thinking, professional readiness, quantitative literacy, scientific literacy, and written communication. 

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this associate degree in two years. 

Where do Camp students who complete this degree transfer?

Over the last five years, Camp Education graduates have transferred to Ashford University, Christopher Newport University, Hampton University, King University, Liberty University, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Regent University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia State University.

What is the job outlook for business related careers that require a four-year degree?

As of the first quarter of 2020, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for business related fields was as follows:

  • Accountants and Auditors was 6,528.Over the last three years, this field added 259 jobs in the region (Source:Jobs EQ Occupation Report Accountants and Auditors, August 2020).
  • Financial Analysts was 2,111.Over the last three years, this field added 86 jobs in the region (Source:Jobs EQ Occupation Report Financial Analysts, August 2020).
  • Management Analysts was 6,331.Over the last three years, this field added 238 jobs in the region (Source:Jobs EQ Occupation Report Management Analysts, August 2020).
  • Sales Manager was 1,057.Over the last three years, this field added 24 jobs in the region (Source:Jobs EQ Occupation Report Sales Manager, August 2020).

How much can I earn with a four-year degree in business?

Below are the 2019 wages for careers, within the Hampton Roads Workforce Region, that are related to this field.

  Entry Level Mean Experienced
Accountant and Auditors $47,500 $72,600 $85,200
Financial Analyst $53,300 $79,400 $92,500
Management Analysts $58,500 $93,700 $110,700
Sales Manager $62,200 $134,400 $170,500

 (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Wages, August 2020)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.