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Business and Marketing Degrees


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Program Advisors

Jules Brown, Academic Advisor
(989) 275-5000, ext. 280

Program Information

Business & Marketing Program Requirements
Course Descriptions

College Catalog

You know you’re headed somewhere. Evidence of your leadership skills is sprinkled throughout your past. It’s time to give your future a solid foundation with a Business Administration Transfer Degree or a Business and Marketing degree or certificate from Kirtland. You’ll develop the skills you need to prosper in today’s evolving marketplace.

Business Administration Transfer Degree

Get your business and marketing degree from Kirtland Community CollegeKirtland will give you practical knowledge to succeed in business. Whether you want to start your own business, already own a business, or want to hold a key position in someone else’s business, Kirtland’s online business administration program is a perfect choice for you.

If you plan to continue your education or transfer credits toward a bachelor’s degree elsewhere, Kirtland’s Business Administration degree comes with a seamless transfer to most universities and four-year colleges. Kirtland’s experienced and passionate, online instructors make sure you’re ready to:

  • Start your own business
  • Manage a business
  • Be a business leader

Career options

Develop decision-making, problem-solving and forward-thinking skills with an emphasis on:

  • management
  • communications and
  • marketing

Secure high-demand skills in:

  • corporate management
  • entrepreneurship
  • leadership

Kirtland’s business courses focus on management, marketing and business communications. They will make you a better decision maker and problem solver. Kirtland’s online classes will prepare you for a career that could begin in an entry-level position and lead to a mid-management or leadership role in any business or industry.

Online coursework is an affordable and stress-free option that will help you lay the foundation you need to become an:

  • Accountant
  • Advertising Manager
  • Economist
  • Insurance underwriter

Courses from Kirtland will look great on your resume. You will be able to choose from a long list of diverse positions in a variety of fields including accounting, advertising, finance, marketing and public administration.

Business and Marketing Degrees and Certificates

If you’re thinking about where to apply the natural talents you have to offer, get down to business with a Business and Marketing degree from Kirtland.

Get your degree in business and marketing from Kirtland Community CollegeKirtland’s business degrees and certificates give you the practical knowledge and employment skills to succeed whether you want to start your own business or learn about a specific topic with a single class. If you want to own a business, Kirtland will give you exactly what you need to effectively manage a thriving business.

Business programs at Kirtland are designed to give you the tools you need to make it in a rapidly evolving business climate.

You will develop skills in:

  • accounting
  • finance and
  • marketing


Kirtland’s business program is ideal for you if you are a small business owner, small business manager — or want to be one.

Imagine Your Future. Start Today.

West Branch

Kirtland’s flagship Business Administration program and expanded business course offerings in West Branch make it easier than ever to climb your personal ladder of success in business. And, to make it more convenient, many courses also are available online and in Roscommon.


When you take Kirtland’s courses online, you’ll get the basics and a stronger business foundation. Online courses let you build a convenient schedule that works for your busy life.


If you’re planning to complete a business-related bachelor’s degree at a four-year school, Kirtland’s Associate in Business Administration Transfer Degree will start you on your way. Our quality programs and outstanding instructors make the difference.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, you must consult with an advisor.

2014-15 Program Costs

Business CertificateIn DistrictOut of District
Tuition and Fees4,8005,800
Miscellaneous Expenses125125

Business Associate DegreeIn DistrictOut of District
Tuition and Fees9,00011,500
Miscellaneous Expenses150150

Related business and marketing degrees and certificates include:

Associate Transfer degrees

  • Business Administration (on campus and online)

Associate in Applied Science degrees

  • Business Management (on campus and online)


  • Accounting Clerk (on campus and online)
  • Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship (on campus and online)
    with concentrations in:
    Studio Art
    Computer Information Systems

Partnership Programs

  • Central Michigan University
  • Davenport University
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Northwood University
  • UM-Flint

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university must consult with an advisor and carefully study the requirements of the four-year institution from which they intend to secure a bachelor’s degree.

Some of the jobs related to our Business and Marketing program:

Get your business and marketing degree from Kirtland Community College(click on the links for detailed information about each specific job/career and for job outlook information)

Get general and transfer information on specific colleges and universities.