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Welcome to Opportunities in Business

Leaders aren’t born… they’re built. By education, experience, and most of all – a foundation in the basics of business.

At Saddleback College, leaders are being built every day. And with a contemporary career education in Business, you too can start up a high-paying career as an office or retail manager, marketer, human resources administrator, operations manager… or whatever specialty you choose!

As part of the most productive commercial region in the state, and one of the busiest in the country, Orange County industry is alive with possibilities. And for the smart, savvy graduates of Saddleback College’s Business Administration and Management programs, the future has never looked brighter.

Salay Information for Accounting
Potential Salaries

$39,360 - $114,110

Per Year

Career Information for Accounting
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Potential Careers

Business Operations Specialist

Online Merchant

Business Continuity Planner

Office Manager

Companies Hiring for Accounting
Hiring Companies

DaVita Medical Group

CVS Health

Blizzard Entertainment

Many More!

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Big demand… and salaries to match!

Business Operations Specialist - $75,060

Retail Manager - $40,420

Office Manager - $59,250

Spa Manager - $39,360

Online Merchant - $75,060

Sales Representative - $60,330

Business Continuity Planner - $75,060

Administrative Services Manager (w/further education) - $106,230

Marketing Manager (w/ further education) - $156,450

General Operations Manager (w/ further education) - $114,110

Financial Analyst (w/ further education) - $95,680

Saddleback College’s Business department offers eight associate degree, four certificates of achievement, and two occupational skills awards. 

For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Business page.

  • Business Administration (Associate in Arts for Transfer)
  • Business Management (Associate in Arts)
  • Business Leadership (Associate in Science)
  • Business Leadership (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Retail Management (Associate in Science)
  • Retail Management (Certificate of Achievement)
  • E-Commerce Specialist (Associate in Science)
  • Entrepreneurship (Associate in Science)
  • Entrepreneurship (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Global Business (Associate in Science)
  • Marketing (Associate in Science)
  • Marketing (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Human Resources Management (Occupational Skills Award)
  • Project Management (Occupational Skills Award)

California State University * Compass Group * DaVita Medical Group * CVS Health * Blizzard Entertainment * Deloitte * Securitas * Providence Health and Services * ORSA Technologies, LLC * Live Nation * Northrop Grumman * Marriott International * And Many More! *

The Business Department (BGS 226) can be contacted at (949) 582-4773.

Emily Quinlan, Co-Chair - (949) 582-4806

Dr. Barbara Cox, Co-Chair - (949) 582-4818

Dr. Scott Frederickson, Professor - (949) 582-4293

Donna Franks Sayed, Professor - (949) 582-4613

Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.

For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!

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