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Professional Business Systems

Professional Business Systems Degree

Occupational Associate Degree

About Professional Business Systems

This career-focused program helps students prepare for entry into the business world by guiding them through the core principles of accounting, marketing, business start-up and management

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Program Highlights:

The Professional Business Systems program gives students the opportunity to build a strong foundation for understanding business operations while also enhancing their skills in communication, digital presentations and business software. Among the courses taught in this Associate Degree program are:

• Principles of Accounting
• Marketing in Today’s World
• Introduction to Business Start-up Strategies
• Computer Presentations
• Introduction to Business Management
• Business Communications
• Principles of Economics
• Bookkeeping Essentials for Business
• Professional Publications

The Professional Business Systems program is available Online and at all Laurus College campus locations:

Atascadero Campus
Oxnard Campus
San Luis Obispo Campus
Santa Maria Campus

Upon completion of the Professional Business Systems program, students may compete for entry-level work in a variety of business-related fields including project coordination, account management, communications, accounts payable, marketing, human resources and office environment supervision.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

Step One

Apply Online.
Start the Application Process by Completing the Online Application Form

Step Two

Set up an Appointment.
Meet with an Admissions Representative (Campus and Online appointments available)

Step 3

Enroll for the Next Term.
New Classes start on February 6th!

Take the 1st step and complete the online application today by clicking here!

Career Summary:

Business Systems professionals plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, human resources, accounting, marketing, facilities planning and maintenance, purchasing and event planning.

Potential Careers:

Account Clerk
Account Executive
Account Receivable Clerk
Account Representative
Accounting Assistant
Accounting Associate
Accounting Clerk
Accounting Manager
Accounting Technician
Accounts Payable Clerk
Accounts Payable Specialist
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Accounts Payables Clerk
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Accounts Receivable Manager
Accounts Receivable Specialist
Administration Assistant
Administrative Aide
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Associate
Administrative Coordinator
Administrative Secretary
Administrative Supervisor
Advertising Director
Advertising Manager
Advertising Sales Manager
Billing Clerk
Billing Coordinator
Billing Specialist
Business Development Specialist
Business Manager
Claims Clerk
Classified Advertising Manager
Clerk Specialist
Client Service and Consulting Manager
Client Services Coordinator
Collections Manager
Communications Specialist
Community Liaison
Corporate Recruiter
Credit Clerk
Customer Service Manager
Customer Service Representative
Customer Service Supervisor
Debt Collector
Documentation Specialist
Employment Coordinator
Employment Representative
Employment Specialist
Executive Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Executive Secretary
Facilities Manager
Facility Manager
File Clerk
Front Desk Receptionist
General Manager (GM)
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Human Resources Assistant (HR Assistant)
Human Resources Associate (HR Associate)
Human Resources Consultant (HR Consultant)
Human Resources Coordinator (HR Coordinator)
Human Resources HR Generalist
Human Resources Representative (HR Representative)
Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist)
Human Resources Technician (HR Technician)
Lead Generation Sales
Manufacturing Clerk
Market Analyst
Market Research Analyst
Market Research Consultant
Market Research Manager
Marketing and Promotions Manager
Marketing Assistant
Marketing Director
Marketing Manager
Member Service Representative
Office Assistant
Office Clerk
Office Coordinator
Office Manager
Office Supervisor
Operations Director
Operations Manager
Payroll Administrator
Payroll Assistant
Payroll Clerk
Payroll Coordinator
Payroll Manager
Payroll Representative
Payroll Specialist
Payroll Technician
Personnel Assistant
Personnel Coordinator
Plant Manager
Plant Superintendent
Police Records Clerk
Product Line Manager
Production Manager
Project Manager
Promotions Director
Records Clerk
Retail Advertising Sales Manager
Senior Receptionist
Social Media Manager
Social Media Sales
Social Media Strategist
Staff Services Manager
Store Manager
Technical Recruiter
Telephone Collector
Unit Assistant

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
General and Operations Managers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 11-1021.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Advertising and Promotions Managers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 11-2011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Administrative Services Managers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 11-3011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Human Resources Specialists
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 13-1071.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 13-1161.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 25-1194.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-1011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Bill and Account Collectors
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3021.02

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3031.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3051.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
File Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-4071.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-4161.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Receptionists and Information Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-4171.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-6011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Office Clerks, General
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-9061.00

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