Gain a competitive edge in the marketplace with a one-year specialized business certificate or a two-year associate’s degree. Choose from a variety of courses to help advance your career.

Business Programs

Pierce has three business options. Students can earn a specialized certificate in just one year or an associate’s degree in two. Getting ahead was never this easy!  

Find out which business degree is right for you

Applied Business Professional Technical Associate Degree and Certificates

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Associate in Business (DTA/MRP)

At Pierce College, students have flexibility in completing their Business degree in any one of two ways and are then prepared to transfer to a four-year college. This transfer degree ensures that a student who completes this Associate in Business — DTA/MRP degree will have satisfied the lower division general education (or core) requirements and lower division business requirements at the baccalaureate institutions. Make an appointment with one of our advisors today to discuss this great career path. You can choose the path that fits your learning and lifestyle:

Face-to-Face Option

A full array of classes meeting in person for those who prefer to attend in traditional classrooms.

Online Option

Earn your online degree anywhere with Pierce College’s convenient online classes. Pierce College has dedicated and supportive faculty to provide meaningful learning experiences for you, as well as staff to help you should this be your first online experience.

Business (DTA/MRP) Career Pathway Course Map