Business Administration Degree Program at Delgado Named One of Nation’s Best

November 26, 2019

The college information website has selected Delgado Community College as one of the best Associate in Business Administration degree programs nationwide. The website’s rankings may be viewed here.

Making the announcement, Communications Director Erica Fagien said: “Our research found your degree program to be one of the best in the nation, with a unique distinction for being Transfer-Friendly. This speaks to the amazing work that your faculty is doing, and demonstrates to over 100,000 monthly visitors on our site that your program provides top-quality education that can help students achieve their career aspirations. Your program stands out as one of the best of the best in the US.”

“I am very proud of the work our faculty does in making our Business Administration program one of the best in the nation, with the unique distinction of being ‘most transferable,'” said Delgado Chair of Business Studies Patrick Conroy.

From the website: “Many areas of business, including finance, fundraising, and marketing, are experiencing faster-than-average job growth. An associate’s degree in business administration can jump-start your business career, and prepare you for an advanced degree.”

The Delgado ranking on the site points to the College’s long-standing accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, SACSCOC, among the factors making the Associate of Science in Business Administration degree program one of the nation’s best.

From the website: “Attending a regionally accredited school for an associate’s degree is important if you plan to transfer your credits to a bachelor’s program at a four-year institution. These schools will typically only accept transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. Once we narrowed our list of programs, we evaluated each of them based on reputation, cost, course strength, and flexibility. We then calculated the Intelligent Score of each degree on a scale from zero to 100. Our top picks for the best associate’s degree in business administration are affordable, respected, and flexible.”

The Delgado program earned an “Intelligent Score” of 82.26, ranking it as the “Most Transfer Friendly” program in the nation.

The Associate of Science in Business Administration at Delgado is a preparatory program designed to guide students toward enrollment in a four-year institution immediately upon graduation. The selected courses provide the foundation students need to succeed in majors such as accounting, business administration, management, or marketing at the baccalaureate level. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs.

For students interested in a more career-focused business education, Delgado offers additional business programs in accounting and business management.