Business Services Degree

The A.A.S. in Business Services is designed for students who want to enter a business career upon completion of the associate degree. All of the general education courses and some of the program-specific courses in the options will transfer toward a bachelor’s degree in business, but transfer is not the principal goal of this degree program. Students can choose emphasis options in Accounting Assistant or General Business Services.
  • Accounting Assistant - This program provides students with the opportunity to learn accounting skills needed in many diverse organizations. Accounting offices, banks, manufacturing concerns, retail operations, government agencies, hospitals, and most small business ventures require students with the skills covered in this program. The program includes general education and business courses that can provide a good basis for entering a bachelor’s degree program, if desired, at a later date.
  • General Business Services - This option in General Business Services is designed to provide a plan of study for students who plan to work in entry to mid-level business management or customer services positions. The program will prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings and includes instruction in human relations and customer service. Students may choose from a variety of general business course electives to tailor the program to their individual business needs and interests.

Career Opportunities

There is a wide range of skills needed for positions in the business field. Continual changes in technology and the office environment create a high demand for qualified employees. Graduates can find career opportunities in a variety of industries, businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations.

Scholarship Opportunities

A college degree is an investment in your future. There are many lifelong benefits of a quality education that exceed the initial costs involved. Tuition and fees at Eastern Oklahoma State College are among the lowest in the nation. Plus, Eastern offers a variety of institutional scholarships, as well as business-related scholarships for students who demonstrate high academic qualifications and financial need. Federal and state financial aid and grant opportunities are also available to help fund your education.

Apply now for admission to the Business Services program.

Contact Information

Brenda Kennedy
Business Division Dean
Mitchell 115B
Phone: 918.465.1745
Fax: 918.465.4445