Overview

The Business Certificate at Weatherford College is designed to provide training for those students who wish to develop a marketable skill for immediate employment; to provide for the needs of individuals wishing to upgrade their present skills and positions; and to provide all students with a background of business and career information for further study, further training, and citizenship.

Career Options

Certificate completers are prepared for an entry level position within the many service oriented jobs associated with conducting business. These may include but are not limited to secretarial services, administrative assistants, clerical duties, bank tellers and receptionists.

Earning an Associate’s degree in Business Management can help improve your job prospects and your earning potential. Of 1.6 million business job postings from the past year data revealed that associate’s degree holders were eligible for at least 100,000 more job postings than those with only a high school degree. Not only are there more jobs you can get with an associate’s degree, but you’ll generally earn a higher income as well. In 2018, associate’s degree holders earned an average of $6,864 more annually than those with only a high school diploma, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).3

Related Programs

Faculty

  • Paula Roddy

Business

    Business Certificate
    Number of Credits
    33

    Contact

    Vance Christie
    Department Chair, Agriculture, Business and Communication
    vchristie@wc.edu
    (817) 968-6280