ACC Business Area of Study



Invest In Knowledge that Promotes Future Growth

Understanding the principles of business can open a world of opportunity. The Business area of study at Austin Community College prepares you for success in a variety of disciplines. We are one of the largest providers of business education in Central Texas, and our programs are accredited and approved by numerous agencies. Our outstanding faculty, multiple course delivery methods, small class sizes, and commitment to high instructional standards allow you to pursue an education in business that pays major dividends.


Credit Programs

  • Accounting

    Most organizations, and many individuals, rely on the expertise of accountants. Students in ACC’s Accounting Program gain skills in payroll processing, cost accounting, tax preparation, and more. You can pursue a transfer to a bachelor’s degree program to become a licensed accountant, or you can earn a certificate for quick entry into the field.

    ACC’s Accounting Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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  • Business Administration

    Managing day-to-day operations is critical to any business’ success. ACC’s Business Administration Program includes studies in business principles, accounting, and economics. Your training here will qualify you for administrative roles in private, public, and nonprofit organizations.

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  • International Business

    Get training that can lead to a career in the global economy. This program helps students gain an understanding of international trade, global supply chain management, and trade finance. Upon completion you’ll be prepared to enter a bachelor’s degree program in international affairs or take the Global Business Professional Exam.

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  • Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management

    Logistics professionals make sure inventories match production needs and products reach customers. An associate degree in logistics and supply chain management prepares you for entry-level positions in transportation, warehousing, distribution, purchasing, and international logistics. A certificate option allows even faster entry into the field, with the credits you earn counting toward our associate degree.

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  • Management

    Get the training you need to be a business leader. An associate degree from ACC’s Management Program prepares you with the essentials of communication, human resources, business ethics, entrepreneurship, marketing, and more. A certificate in administrative management, leadership, or small business management can help you enhance specific managerial skills.

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  • Marketing

    Marketing professionals help businesses succeed by applying creativity and insight to trends and data. ACC’s Marketing Program covers the principles of advertising, promotion, fashion retailing, and finance. An associate degree in marketing can qualify you for jobs in retail sales and entry-level positions in sales and marketing.

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  • Office Administration

    Office administrators are heroes for every kind of organization. In ACC’s Office Administration Program, you’ll master office procedures, business communications, and job-specific computer applications that can make you indispensable to a workplace. Some degree and certificate plans include an internship for valuable training in the field.

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  • Real Estate

    An expertise in real estate gives you a number of paths to an exciting and lucrative career. This program provides the expert instruction that prepares you for a career in residential sales, commercial real estate, or property management. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to take the real estate broker or real estate licensing exam.

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Flexible Options

Concordia Connect 3+1

Co-enrollment program allows you to earn a tech degree and bachelor's degree for less money.

Weekend College

Guaranteed Friday, Saturday, and online classes to complete your degree or certificate.

Distance Learning

Convenient online classes anywhere an internet connection is available.

Business Studies Institute

A one-year learning community for first-year business majors planning to transfer.

ACC Business graduate Ricardo Z.
format_quote During courses that may be challenging, or when life throws a bump in the road, ACC professors understand and empathize with you."
Ricardo Z.
Award: Associate of Science in Business Administration