Business, management and administration
Wheeling and dealing

Cluster description
These career fields teach students to plan, structure, and control organizations;lead and motivate employees; manage teams; allocate resources; and control quality. Students learn to meet the changing needs of customers, employees and companies – or start their own small business.

Necessary skills

Many careers demand a solid background in math and science, excellent communication skills and a variety of technical skills.  Most community college programs include classroom learning and hands-on, real-world experiences. 

Educational path
Programs generally last two years, at which point students receive an associate's degree.  Some associate degrees transfer to four-year universities.  Some programs offer shorter certificate programs.  Other paths provide skills for entry-level jobs and high-skill careers.  Be sure to work with a counselor to develop your personalized educational plan.

Contact information
Spokane Community College
Counseling Center: 509.533.7026
Admissions Office: 509.533.8020

Spokane Falls Community College
Counseling Center: 509. 533.3525
New Student Entry Center: (509) 533-3401

Business, management and administration programs:
Find your program
Accounting assistant/clerk (SCC only)
Accounting pre-major
Administrative assistant
Administrative office management (SCC only)
Agriculture business (SCC only)
Business administration pre-major
Business management (SFCC only)
Business occupations
Certified professional secretary
Chiropractic assistant (SCC only)
Computing/software applications (SFCC only)
Customer service representative (SCC only)
Economics pre-major
Entrepreneurship (SCC only)
Front office professional (SCC only)
International business (SFCC only)
Medical office specialist (SCC only)
Office assistant
Office clerk (SCC only)
Office information systems (SCC only)
Project management certificate (SCC only)
Small business management (SFCC only)