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Business AdministrationThe mission of the Business Department at Aquinas College is to prepare each student for a career of service to organizations, community, and family through the development of content knowledge and skill competencies within an ethical framework and grounded in the liberal arts tradition.

At Aquinas you will develop a broad knowledge of business operations and gain targeted skills in your specific field, such as customers, markets, finance, operations, strategy, business policy, and communications.



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Leadership Development Program

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You can learn through volunteer activities and field trips to globally recognized, fortune 500 businesses.


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AQ grads are thankful for the small class sizes that allow them to form personal relationships with professors.



Quick Facts: Administrative Services Managers
2022 Median Pay $101,870 per year
$48.98 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation Less than 5 years
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2022 377,800
Job Outlook, 2022-32 5% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2022-32 19,900

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Aquinas business students have incredible opportunities to connect with amazing companies for future career possibilities. Options like working with the Detroit Pistons for marketing, finances or human resources. More opportunities are working with Google, Meijer, and other large, well-known, corporations. Each of these also offer chances to intern and develop a larger wide set of skills and network your personal brand.

  • 85%
    of business job postings prefer or require a business administration degree.
  • 88%
    of new hires are found through employee referrals and networking.
  • $100,000
    The average salaries for business management occupations are over $100,000

Aquinas business grads have gone on to graduate school at Columbia Business School, Tufts, Harvard, University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and Thunderbird, to name a few.

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$100,000Average salary for business management occupations
85%of job postings prefer a Business Administration degree
88%of jobs found through networking
100%first year students get financial aid