Frequently Asked Questions: General Business

What will I learn in the General Business degree program at Berkeley College?

This flexible General Business degree program allows students to study in a variety of business areas related to a range of employment opportunities. Courses expose students to various areas of business, including:

  • Principles of management
  • Finance
  • Business law
  • Marketing

The career-focused education combines a background in business theory with practical know-how based on real-world situations. The program offers a well-rounded business curriculum that is ideal for students with transfer or prior learning credits.

The program also offers an online B.B.A. option, which gives students the opportunity to take concentrated courses in 7-week intervals.

What are the Admissions requirements for Berkeley College?

The College considers students for admission to degree and certificate programs on the basis of future potential, the motivation and interest to succeed in a chosen profession, and past academic achievement.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent is a basic requirement for admission to degree and certificate programs. In evaluating candidates, the Committee on Admissions takes into consideration your individual interests, your motivation to succeed in a chosen profession, and prior academic achievement. Basic requirements for admission include graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and an entrance exam or SAT/ACT scores. Applicants to the School of Health Studies have additional requirements. Documentation of successful completion of high school or the equivalent must be submitted to the College prior to starting classes. 

A personal interview is strongly recommended. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Director of Admissions at the campus of their choice to arrange for an appointment with an Admissions Associate. For further information, students may also call the College at 866-317-6087 ext. WC1 or email

What is the application deadline to apply?

Since Berkeley maintains a rolling admissions policy, students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The Committee on Admissions notifies applicants of a decision as soon as all credentials have been evaluated.

For further questions about the enrollment process, call Admissions to schedule an appointment with an associate.

Can I study General Business at any campus?

Yes. General Business is offered at all six campuses in New York City, White Plains, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, Woodland Park, and at Berkeley College Online®.

What type of networking and career placement opportunities are available for students?

Students benefit from the knowledge of instructors who are selected for excellent academic credentials as well as relevant professional experience. Graduates gain the necessary skills for the competitive marketplace, with the option of continuing their education or exploring different roles and industries.

What kind of job can I get with a General Business degree?

Students graduating from the General Business program can apply for positions such as customer service representatives and sales associates in a wide variety of industries.

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