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Annette Muth with business student preparing taxes

Annette Muth meets with business student.

Program Leader: Laurie Breakey

The Penn State Associate Degree in Business Administration (2BACC) offers students a managerially-oriented program emphasizing communication and mathematical skills, socially relevant course work, and advanced courses in business.

The 2BACC degree prepares students for a professional career in today's business environment. The 60-credit program is designed to broaden the student's business and general education perspectives. Students may choose to pursue this degree on a full-time or part-time basis. Courses are offered to allow students to complete the degree entirely during day or evening hours.

Upon completion of the associate degree program, the graduate may choose either to enter the job market directly or pursue a baccalaureate degree in a program such as the four-year Business program offered at Penn State DuBois.


What you will learn:

  • Communicating effectively - written and oral
  • Understanding and applying business concepts
  • Utilizing contemporary business technology
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new situations and effectively assume responsibility
  • Working in and leading teams
  • Quantitative and analytical reason skills

Graduates of the program have found employment in a wide range of positions such as:

Accounting Specialist

Accounts Examiner

Assistant Marketing Director

Assistant Store Manager

Billing Clerk

Industrial Salesperson

Management Trainee

Office Manager

Payroll Assistant

Sales Coordinator