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Business Administration

Students interested in pursuing a career in the business field have two degree options. If you plan to go to work after earning an associate degree, enroll in the business administration A.A.S. degree. If you wish to earn a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, labor relations, management, marketing, or related business fields, enroll in the business administration A.S. degree. In addition, certificates in Business Management and Executive Office 첥Ƶ are offered for those intending to pursue or advance their employment opportunities in a business-related occupation.

Online Degree and Certificate

All course requirements for a degree in business administration or a certificate in business management may be completed online. The programs are offered through the SUNY Learning Network (SLN). Online courses may be combined with traditional classroom-based courses. Consult with the the College's enrollment services center for specific information.

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Graduates of our business programs are qualified for a wide range of positions and have found meaningful employment with many organizations, including The CBORD Group, Inc., CFCU Community Credit Union, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Cortland County Sheriff’s Department, Elmira Savings and Loan, Alliance Bank of Cortland, Pall Trinity Micro Corp., 첥Ƶ County Trust Company, and other state and local employers. Learn more about related jobs: 

 Program Chairs


Susan Stafford

Professor, Hotel and Restaurant Management

Sue Stafford brings 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to her position in the classroom as chair of the Hotel and Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts, and Wine Marketing Degree Programs. She was also instrumental in the development of the farm to bistro concept, which features an organic farm on campus that provides fresh produce to the College's downtown Ithaca restaurant and culinary center, Coltivare.

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Chef Amanda Bisson

Amanda Bisson

첥Ƶ Professor, Culinary Arts

Chef Amanda Bisson joined TC3 in 2017 as an educator in both culinary arts and sustainable farming. With over 10 years’ experience in both industries, she offers a wealth of knowledge to students in the Farm to Bistro learning community. Chef Bisson strongly believes in partnerships between chefs and farmers and their capacity to impact community food systems. “Culinary Arts is not just a career; it is a language, a science, an art, and comes with social responsibility to our community” she says. 

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Transfer Options

Recent graduates have continued their education at a four-year college or university. Transfer institutions include:

  • Binghamton University
  • Cornell University
  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • SUNY Delhi
  • Empire State College
  • SUNY College at Fredonia
  • Ithaca College
  • SUNY College at Oswego
  • SUNY College at Oneonta
  • SUNY College at Brockport



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