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In today’s nonstop world, it’s never been more important for business professionals to know how to communicate effectively. Our Business Communications area of concentration will teach you how to write engaging business letters and use social media to communicate with customers and employees. Your professors will be working professionals, bringing you the most up-to-date knowledge of current trends. You’ll also learn from the local business community, who share their expertise in our classrooms. You’ll complete real-world assignments that you can add to your portfolio. By the time you finish Anne Arundel Community College’s Business Communications program, you’ll walk away with a high-quality resume and skills relevant in the workforce right now as well as the ability to transfer to a top four-year college or university.


Career Degree

AACC offers the following Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. The state of Maryland refers to the A.A.S. as a career degree, because it's intended to provide you with skills to enter the workforce. In some cases, AACC has entered into transfer agreements that allow these degrees to transfer to select colleges. Where that is the case, it's noted with the degree below. 

Business Communications, Business Management, A.A.S.

You’ll sharpen your business and communications skills, while building a portfolio that will open doors. 

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Interested in Transfer?

If you're interested in earning a four-year degree or higher in accounting, business, economics or entrepreneurship, you may wish to consider the following Associate of Science (A.S.) in Business Administration. This degree will prepare you to transfer to a four-year institution. Whichever path you choose - career or transfer - we strongly encourage you to meet with an advisor to structure your AACC studies to meet your individual education goals.

Business Administration Transfer, A.S.

You’ll gain a rich background in core business skills, such as accounting, statistics and business law. You’ll also complete common general education requirements such as English, math and science, so you are well prepared to transfer to a four-year college.

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What can you do with a degree in Business Communications?

Our graduates pursue careers as office managers, customer service representatives, receptionists, secretaries, and administrative assistants. Plus, with four-year transfer agreements with dozens of colleges and universities in Maryland and beyond, an AACC degree has never been a better investment. For outlook information about specific careers, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics), and check out AACC’s Career Coach to discover the perfect career for you.


Related Studies

If Business Communication sounds appealing, but you’d like to compare it to other offerings, see if one of these is a better fit.