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The following are the business certificate and degree programs we offer through our School of Administration and Management: Click Tab To Sort by Program Type

Associate Degree Ribbon Red
Business Administration
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Business Administration is designed to provide students with a foundation in the theories and principles relevant to business administration in the modern business world. read more
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Business Marketing
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Business Marketing is designed to provide students with a foundation in the leading marketing theories and concepts utilized in the global economy. read more
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Health Care Administration
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Health Care Administration is designed to provide students with a foundation in the theories and principles integral to the management and administration of a health care environment. read more
Bachelor's Degree Ribbon Orange
Business Administration
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration familiarizes students with the main concepts revolving around the common practices of business and its constantly changing nature. With a well-rounded curriculum that focuses on the key components necessary to fully understand business, students will acquire essential knowledge in subjects such as management, communications, and operations. read more
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Business Marketing
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science online degree program in Business Marketing provides students with the basic concepts necessary to understand the importance of consumer values in relation to the way businesses plan and execute their marketing strategies. read more
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Health Care Administration
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science online degree program in Health Care Administration is designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of the theories and practices integral to the management of health care organizations. read more
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Management
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science in Management incorporates all of the skills and methods required to effectively meet organizational goals through other individuals. Aside from the basic principles of management, students will learn management functions in relation to human resources, small businesses, and operations. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Organizational Leadership
Master of Arts (MA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Arts online degree program in Organizational Leadership is committed to helping students gain the information and the education needed to be competitive in a variety of organizational settings. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program is designed to provide business professionals with the theories and best practices to be competitive in today's business world. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Business Marketing
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Business Marketing is designed to provide professionals with the theories and principles integral to the marketing profession in a global economy. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Health Care Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Health Care Management is designed around the strategies, theories, and practices utilized by management professionals working in the health care industry. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Human Resource Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Human Resource Management is designed to provide human resource professionals with the theories, tools, and best practices utilized in the human resource field. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Management is designed to provide management professionals with the principles and best practices current to the management field. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Business Administration
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in Business Administration is designed to allow students to develop an ability to reach effective business and industry decisions by recognizing issues, examining alternatives, and effectively communicating successful solutions. Students will be introduced to business communication skills, business law and ethics, and organizational theories that pertain to their professional interests. read more
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Fundamentals of Finance
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Finance offers students the planning and analysis techniques they need to compete in today’s evolving financial climate. The program provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that are readily applicable to their professional interests. read more
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Health Care Administration
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in Health Care Administration aims to equip students with the basic knowledge necessary for success in the health care industry. Students will be given an overview of the nation’s health care system, gain awareness of the social and political influences on today’s perception of health and illness, and develop a general understanding of the laws and ethics involved in the health care field. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Fundamentals of Management
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Management is designed to offer students the planning, analysis, and decision-making techniques they need to compete in today's evolving business climate. Students will be introduced to human resources, small business, and operations management and have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that are readily applicable to their professional interests. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Fundamentals of Marketing
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Marketing assists students in developing skills that will allow them to understand modern marketing practices and apply the techniques they learn to their profession. Students will be introduced to theories in consumer behavior, advertising and promotions, entertainment marketing, marketing management, and communications. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Business Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate online certificate program in Business Administration provides students with the opportunity to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. Students will attain an understanding of the functional areas of business administration and how each contributes to an effective business organization. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Health Care Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Health Care Management provides a learning environment where students with professional experience can supplement their existing practical knowledge with new theoretical knowledge of health care organizations, health care organizational behavior, health care law, and related health care administration topics. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving human resource profession, with coursework in human relations, advanced human resource management, and compensation strategies. The program prepares students for positions managing the interaction of personnel and covers the latest HR protocols in today’s evolving business climate. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Management Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Management Studies is specifically designed for students who wish to hone their management skills or prepare for re-entry into the workforce. The program prepares students for a position as a leader in management and covers the fundamentals needed to successfully manage a team. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Marketing Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Marketing Studies meets the need for a focused graduate preparation for employment or job enhancement in marketing or advertising. The program is designed for students interested in understanding the fundamental concepts of marketing and how to apply these concepts through case studies and company and non-profit organization projects. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more
Associate Degree Ribbon Red
Business Administration
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Business Administration is designed to provide students with a foundation in the theories and principles relevant to business administration in the modern business world. read more
Associate Degree Ribbon Red
Business Marketing
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Business Marketing is designed to provide students with a foundation in the leading marketing theories and concepts utilized in the global economy. read more
Associate Degree Ribbon Red
Health Care Administration
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Health Care Administration is designed to provide students with a foundation in the theories and principles integral to the management and administration of a health care environment. read more
Bachelor's Degree Ribbon Orange
Business Administration
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration familiarizes students with the main concepts revolving around the common practices of business and its constantly changing nature. With a well-rounded curriculum that focuses on the key components necessary to fully understand business, students will acquire essential knowledge in subjects such as management, communications, and operations. read more
Bachelor's Degree Ribbon Orange
Business Marketing
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science online degree program in Business Marketing provides students with the basic concepts necessary to understand the importance of consumer values in relation to the way businesses plan and execute their marketing strategies. read more
Bachelor's Degree Ribbon Orange
Health Care Administration
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science online degree program in Health Care Administration is designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of the theories and practices integral to the management of health care organizations. read more
Bachelor's Degree Ribbon Orange
Management
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science in Management incorporates all of the skills and methods required to effectively meet organizational goals through other individuals. Aside from the basic principles of management, students will learn management functions in relation to human resources, small businesses, and operations. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Organizational Leadership
Master of Arts (MA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Arts online degree program in Organizational Leadership is committed to helping students gain the information and the education needed to be competitive in a variety of organizational settings. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program is designed to provide business professionals with the theories and best practices to be competitive in today's business world. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Business Marketing
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Business Marketing is designed to provide professionals with the theories and principles integral to the marketing profession in a global economy. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Health Care Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Health Care Management is designed around the strategies, theories, and practices utilized by management professionals working in the health care industry. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Human Resource Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Human Resource Management is designed to provide human resource professionals with the theories, tools, and best practices utilized in the human resource field. read more
Master's Degree Ribbon Dark Blue
Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration online degree program in Management is designed to provide management professionals with the principles and best practices current to the management field. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Business Administration
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in Business Administration is designed to allow students to develop an ability to reach effective business and industry decisions by recognizing issues, examining alternatives, and effectively communicating successful solutions. Students will be introduced to business communication skills, business law and ethics, and organizational theories that pertain to their professional interests. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Fundamentals of Finance
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Finance offers students the planning and analysis techniques they need to compete in today’s evolving financial climate. The program provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that are readily applicable to their professional interests. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Health Care Administration
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in Health Care Administration aims to equip students with the basic knowledge necessary for success in the health care industry. Students will be given an overview of the nation’s health care system, gain awareness of the social and political influences on today’s perception of health and illness, and develop a general understanding of the laws and ethics involved in the health care field. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Fundamentals of Management
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Management is designed to offer students the planning, analysis, and decision-making techniques they need to compete in today's evolving business climate. Students will be introduced to human resources, small business, and operations management and have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that are readily applicable to their professional interests. read more
Undergraduate Certificate Ribbon Blue
Fundamentals of Marketing
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Marketing assists students in developing skills that will allow them to understand modern marketing practices and apply the techniques they learn to their profession. Students will be introduced to theories in consumer behavior, advertising and promotions, entertainment marketing, marketing management, and communications. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Business Administration
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate online certificate program in Business Administration provides students with the opportunity to gain basic business knowledge without having to participate in a full MBA program. Students will attain an understanding of the functional areas of business administration and how each contributes to an effective business organization. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Health Care Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Health Care Management provides a learning environment where students with professional experience can supplement their existing practical knowledge with new theoretical knowledge of health care organizations, health care organizational behavior, health care law, and related health care administration topics. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving human resource profession, with coursework in human relations, advanced human resource management, and compensation strategies. The program prepares students for positions managing the interaction of personnel and covers the latest HR protocols in today’s evolving business climate. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Management Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Management Studies is specifically designed for students who wish to hone their management skills or prepare for re-entry into the workforce. The program prepares students for a position as a leader in management and covers the fundamentals needed to successfully manage a team. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Marketing Studies
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Marketing Studies meets the need for a focused graduate preparation for employment or job enhancement in marketing or advertising. The program is designed for students interested in understanding the fundamental concepts of marketing and how to apply these concepts through case studies and company and non-profit organization projects. read more
Graduate Certificate Ribbon Green
Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificate Online Program
The graduate certificate program in Organizational Leadership prepares students to be effective leaders for business teams at all organizational levels. The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in organizational structure and behavior, guiding decision-making, operations, training, and development. Students will be able to take charge and provide for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization in new and better ways. read more

Designed For You

The California Coast University online degree and certificate programs were designed for complete flexibility for the student. All courses are self-paced and completed 100% online.

  • Low tuition with interest-free payment plans as low as $100/month.
  • Flexible programs designed to fit into your busy schedule. Self-paced study with no group projects, set meeting times, or exam dates.
  • The program is not structured in semesters, quarters or terms. It is designed to allow students to begin their online studies at any time of the year.
  • CCU offers a tuition discount for Active Duty Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Government Employees and CCU Graduates.
    We also offer a 10% discount for Corporate Partner employees. For more information on how to become a Corporate Partner, see our Corporate Partnership Information Page.
    *Employment verification is required. Offer good for students who enrolled after April 2018 and were offered discount at time of enrollment. Offer is not retroactive for students already enrolled. Discount and/or prices subject to change and/or cancellation at any time without notice. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount(s).
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About the School of Administration and Management at California Coast University!

With degree and certificate programs in business, the School of Administration and Management at California Coast University is committed to helping students interested in business to reach their educational, professional, and personal goals. Through our quality distance learning educational programs, we have a demonstrated record of helping students acquire the tools to make significant contributions to both their employers and to the communities in which they live and work.

The diverse field of business requires varying skills in business administration, management, marketing, and health care management and administration. Within those fields, business professionals find themselves working in a multitude of diverse organizations. To succeed, today's busy professionals must develop the knowledge base required to compete in the increasingly complex global economy; to learn to do more with fewer resources; and to stay ahead of the demands of today's ever-changing workplace.

With a variety of online degree and certificate programs, the School of Administration and Management at California Coast University is committed to helping students gain the information and the educational preparation needed.

Very fulfilling!
The challenge and sense of accomplishment my program gave me. I am the first of my immediate family to earn a college degree.
Benjamin Marple  (Graduate)
The success of all our programs is based on our commitment to:
  • Operating ethically, professionally, and with academic integrity.
  • Integrating professional and life experiences with academic content.
  • Assisting and guiding students to meet their educational goals through programs that are independent, individualized, and self-paced.
  • Cultivating intellectual, analytical, and critical abilities to help students meet the demands of today’s ever changing environment.
  • Building a faculty and staff composed of respected educators and professionals who are dedicated to the success of our students.
  • Evaluating and continually improving our programs and educational materials.
  • Providing a pathway to encourage students to value and pursue life-long learning experiences.

AFFORDABLE

Interest-Free Payment Plans

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Plan A

$100 Per Month

  • Make a down payment of $500.00 toward the total tuition for the program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $100.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance.

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Plan B

$125 Per Month

    Make a down payment of $300.00 toward the total tuition for the program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $125.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance.

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Plan C

$0 Per Month When Paid In Full

    Make a payment for the full tuition amount for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance.

Why California Coast University?

California Coast University has been a pioneer in distance learning since its founding in 1973. CCU has consistently met the needs of professional men and women whose geographic, professional, or personal time limitations kept them from completing their education at a traditional brick and mortar school. We pride ourselves on quality, affordability, and flexibility for our students.

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