The Business Center of Excellence (COE) strives to offer business programs geared to helping our stakeholders get a competitive edge in the high skill and high demand global marketplace. The business programs are set up to provide you with an opportunity to pursue a certificate or associate degree pathway that will lead you to your chosen business career.  Through the Business COE we will provide leadership in workforce development at the highest possible level by facilitating collaborative partnerships with local businesses, industry, workforce development centers and area school districts. Our business programs are responsive to the needs of the regional industry.

To view more information about the business programs (including credit requirements and recommended course sequence), click on a title below to view the certificates and associate degrees available through the Business Center of Excellence.



This program prepares students for careers as paraprofessionals in accounting firms assisting certified public accountants as generalists who prepare taxes, perform audits, and prepare financial statements. Read more



Start your career with the Business programs at HCC. Find degrees, courses and faculty, as well as program information. Read more


Business Technology

The Business Technology curricula are designed to provide students an opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for assuming administrative assistant and other office positions in today’s competitive workplace. Read more



The AAS in Finance-Banking provides training in the financial services industry. Read more


International Business

The International Business program provides students with the knowledge and abilities to apply individual technical skills necessary to pursue a career in areas such as freight forwarding, shipping, international logistics management and other areas involved in import/export. Read more


Marketing/Marketing Management

The AAS in Marketing provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to pursue a career in marketing, marketing research, advertising, retailing or sales. Read more


Paralegal Technology

The Paralegal Technology program prepares individuals to do legal research, document drafting, law office procedures, pleadings, courthouse procedures, and legal specialization. Read more


Real Estate

The Real Estate program provides students with the knowledge and specialized skills required for career opportunities in the real estate profession. Read more


Translation & Interpretation

The Translation & Interpretation program provides students with the knowledge and abilities to apply individual technical skills necessary to pursue a career. Read more