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Why Choose WWCC for Business?

Whether your dream is to run your own company or join a corporate team, it all starts here. With a wide range of classes to choose from, you’ll be able to pursue the topics that interest you most. You can learn about marketing, finance, admin, technology and much more. Best of all, you’ll learn from supportive teachers with real-world business experience. WWCC’s Business program can help you build the skills to work in an office, start your own business or even go on to business school.

Careers in Business

Picture Yourself in Business

The Business program at WWCC can prepare you for a wide range of careers in almost any sector. Businesses always need people who can innovate, solve problems and manage resources. Earning a Business certificate or degree can open doors and increase your income. If you have good ideas, work well with people and love to lead, a career in business is a great choice.

Certificates & Degrees in Business

Get your start in the business world at WWCC. With a certificate, you could be on your way to a career in a year or less. Or you can get more in-depth training with a two-year degree. With an Associate in Business, you could even transfer into WWCC’s Business Management program for your bachelor’s degree—or transfer to another business school.

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Business Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Students may begin their study in these programs in fall, winter or spring quarters. However, due to course sequencing and course prerequisites, it is preferable to begin in the fall quarter. In order to start this program, the placement process must be completed through the Testing Center. Visit for more information.

Program Outcomes

  • Program completers will demonstrate technical competency in core ability and related instruction curriculum components.
  • Successful students who have declared a program major will complete that program of study.
  • Student satisfaction will reflect a high degree of self-esteem, self-confidence, and the potential to grow within that job or business.
  • Successful students completing the AAS degree will become employed in a living wage job.

Scholarship Opportunities

At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.

Paying for Your Degree

There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:

  • Financial aid — grants, scholarships and student loans.
  • Workforce Education Services — support for students on workforce training pathways.
  • Warrior Pledge — covers needs not met by other financial aid.
  • Flexible payment plans — low monthly payments with no interest.
  • Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
  • Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.

You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.

Other Information

Students transferring into the Business Administration department from another institution should have their transcripts evaluated by an advisor at WWCC to determine which courses apply toward the business degree(s). Before entering the program all students need to secure an advisor within the Business Administration Department and become familiar with the degree requirements.

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