The department offers eleven programs for students desiring immediate employment, wishing to pursue a four-year degree, or looking to continue on with graduate studies. Courses during the first year in virtually all business programs are almost identical. This core block of courses enables students, during their first year, to easily transfer from one business program to another with no loss of academic credit. Students may enter the programs in either the fall or spring semesters.
Technical accounting knowledge, communication and interpersonal skills, and career-related computer literacy are stressed throughout the programs. Many associate degree graduates go on to pursue bachelor’s degrees in business, business education, or marketing while graduates of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programs often go on to pursue master's degrees. Students completing virtually any Business Department two-year degree may easily transfer into one of our own bachelor's degree programs. Students in technology management, financial planning, or sport management (BBA) programs also have the advantage of participating in a semester-long, 12-credit internship during their last semester.
The Business Department at Alfred State has received specialized accreditation for its business program(s) through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page.
Hands-on experience pays off for graduates entering the working world. Read testimonials from some of our business department alumni.
Our faculty employ their real-world experiences to lead, motivate, and empower students to succeed in all aspects of business and life, and to positively impact their communities, as well as their respective disciplines.
Business Administration (AS)
Business Administration (BBA)
Court and Realtime Reporting (AAS)
Court Reporting and Captioning (Certificate)
Financial Planning (BBA)
Sport Management (AS)
Sport Management (BBA)
Technology Management (BBA)