ACC is one of Central Texas’s largest providers of business education. Whether your plan is to earn your associate degree in business, transfer credits to a four-year business administration degree program, or earn valuable business certifications, ACC can help you reach your goals.

Associate Degree in Business Programs

Austin Community College offers two-year associate degrees in business for Central Texas’s high demand fields. It provides a strong foundation for a successful business career.

Transfer Credits or Earn a Certificate

An associate degree is just the beginning of what you can achieve at ACC. Create a college plan that works for you with career certifications and transfer opportunities to top universities in Texas.

Transfer from ACC to a Four-Year College

Your ACC associate degree credits account for two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree. Here’s how to transfer from Austin Community College to a university.

Earn a Certificate to Fast Track Your Career

Career certificates at ACC offer quick, exceptional training in specialized areas. From top ranked CPA Exam Prep training to technical skill certificates that make a difference in fields like Logistics and Supply Chain Management, find the Continuing Education program that can fast-track your career.

Find Your Program

Explore degree and certificate programs listed below, and apply now or request info.

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Rev Up Your Degree with 8-Week College Courses

Eight-week college classes cover the same material as in a traditional 16-week class, but in half the time. Students earn college credit for these classes, and they remain eligible for financial aid if they take a full course load -- two classes in the first half of the semester, and two classes in the second 8 weeks.

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Credit Programs

  • Accounting
    • Studying accounting at Austin Community College can really pay off — both personally and professionally. You’ll learn how to help businesses stretch dollars, grow profits, prepare taxes, manage payrolls, keep good financial records, and much more. This program offers career certificates, noncredit Continuing Education courses, associate degrees, and university transfer credits to help you reach your unique goals.

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  • Business Administration
    • Learn how to keep any workplace running smoothly by studying Business Administration at Austin Community College. You’ll develop the skills needed for administrative roles at private, public, and nonprofit organizations. This program is ideal for students wanting to transfer to a four-year university, because it provides a strong foundation for a number of bachelor’s degrees.

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  • Business Office Technology
    • Make yourself an indispensable part of any workplace by studying Business Office Technology at Austin Community College. You’ll master office procedures, business communications, job-specific computer applications, and more. Choose from a variety of associate degrees and career certificates. 

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  • Fashion Design
    • With Austin’s already booming fashion industry projected to grow, now is a great time to pursue your passion for clothing design. Learn the ins and outs of commercial draping, pattern making, manufacturing, and more at Austin Community College. Whether you’re after a career certificate or associate degree, our Fashion Design Program will prepare you for a rewarding and stylish career.

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  • Fashion Marketing
    • Set trends and drive retail profits by pursuing a career in Fashion Marketing. Austin Community College offers degrees and certificates in this exciting field, which focuses on consumer behavior. You'll gain an understanding of how the fashion industry operates, while preparing for a job in fashion buying, sales, or entry-level management.

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  • International Business
    • Studying International Business at Austin Community College can take you far — literally. Prepare for a career in the global economy with classes in international trade, supply chain management, trade finance, and more. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to take the Global Business Professional Exam or pursue an international affairs degree at a four-year college.

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  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • Help organizations and businesses meet consumer demand by pursuing a career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Austin Community College’s program will prepare you for a job in warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, purchasing, and more. Earn an associate degree or fast-track certificate, depending on your goals.

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  • Management
    • Hone your leadership skills in Austin Community College’s Management Program. You’ll learn the ins and outs of human resources, business ethics, entrepreneurship, marketing, and much more. Associate degrees and career certificates are available.

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  • Marketing
    • Marketing professionals find creative ways to help businesses spread the word and grow profits. Discover your place in this exciting field by pursuing an associate degree or career certificate at Austin Community College. Our Marketing Program covers the principles of advertising, social networking, fashion retailing, finance, and much more.

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  • Real Estate
    • Austin Community College’s Real Estate Program can prepare you for an exciting and lucrative career. You’ll learn about residential versus commercial sales, property management, and more. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to take the real estate broker or real estate licensing exam.

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Continuing Education Programs


ACBSP Accredited

ACC's Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Inside this Area of Study

ACC Business students can work hands on in the college's state-of-the-art Fashion Incubator. The incubator prepares aspiring designers and entrepreneurs for success in one of our city’s most economically promising industries. The 7,500-square-foot facility offers career-technical training, transferable credits, a residency program, and more.

ACC Area of Study: Business
Fashion Incubator