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    M State’s Business Administration degree provides a strong foundation for beginning your career in business management.

Business Administration

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Business Administration

M State's AAS in Business Administration is designed to prepare students for entry-level management positions following graduation. The coursework is focused on preparing students for a career in business management.

The 60-credit degree is offered on our Fergus Falls campus.

Also available on the Fergus Falls campus is a 30-credit Business Administration certificate that allows students to explore the business field through select courses and prepares them for introductory-level positions.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Underlying concepts of sound management including planning, organization, leading and controlling
  • Application of the four Ps (product, pricing, place and promotion) of marketing a corporation's activities
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
  • Understanding of the legal system and its relationship to business
  • Concepts, tools and applications of finance and investment
  • Understanding of information system theory, software and hardware


Why choose M State

  • An exceptional educational value
  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized, hands-on instruction
  • Flexibility offered by online courses
  • Faculty committed to student success


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Degrees Offered Click on a degree below to view details

Business Administration Certificate
Locations: Fergus Falls

Business Administration Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Fergus Falls

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Meet the faculty

Tom Gausman

Business and Economics Faculty
Fergus Falls
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Kent Quamme

Business and Accounting Faculty
Fergus Falls
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Marcia Williams

Business and Accounting Faculty
Fergus Falls
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Courses required for the Business Administration AAS include

  • Business Math and Calculators
  • Financial Accounting I and II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting Applications
  • Income Tax - Individual
  • Spreadsheet and Database Concepts
  • Introduction to Business
  • Office Procedures
  • Personal Finance
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Computer Utilization in Business and Society
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • College Writing

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