Business Administration Systems

The Business Administration Systems program prepares you for a variety of business careers. The business core curriculum provides a foundation of knowledge applicable to any business career. The Business Administration Systems program is designed for those seeking entry-level jobs as well as currently employed individuals seeking to enhance their skills. Students select an area of specialty from one of four options: accounting, human resource management, management, and office systems.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)



  • Accounting Certificate
  • Accounting Recordkeeping Specialist Certificate
  • Advanced Business Administration Certificate
  • Basic Business Administration Certificate
  • Business Transfer Certificate
  • Entrepreneurship Certificate
  • General Business Certificate
  • Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Leadership Certificate
  • Management Certificate
  • Office Systems Certificate
  • Payroll Accounting Specialist Certificate
  • Pre-Licensing Real Estate Certificate
  • Residential Real Estate Certificate
  • Small Business Management Certificate
  • Supervisory Management Certificate
  • Team Leadership Certificate
  • (List of certificates available HERE)

For a printable copy of program course requirements, click an option above or consult the Madisonville Advising Plan.

Employment Opportunities

The accounting option leads to careers in accounting including bookkeeper, accounting clerk, cost payroll clerk, and positions using computer-based systems. The management option prepares you with broad-based management knowledge and skills which lead to a variety of positions in organizations. The office systems option prepares you with a broad base of knowledge and skills needed for a variety of positions in an office with an emphasis in word processing and related software applications. The human resource management option prepares you for entry-level positions in the human resources field and related occupations.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements. Please consult MCC’s general admission requirements.

Length of Program

Your degree will be an Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration Systems with an emphasis option. You will take a core set of classes before branching out into your specialty area. The program requires 62-70 credit hours, and if you are enrolled full time you can typically complete the requirements for graduation in four semesters.

For more information

Kim Simons
(270) 824-8639

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.