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Business & Administrative Studies

Turn dreams into reality.

Prepare for the highly competitive world of business through an office or business program at Northern Lakes College. We engage and collaborate directly with employers to determine exactly what students need to learn to be successful in today's business world and tailor curriculum accordingly. Students graduate with a practical, relevant and extensive educational portfolio. Successful graduates include CEOs, politicians, accountants, entrepreneurs, department managers, and office specialists.


Face-to-Face: When the instructor and students are interacting at the same time, at the same physical location.

NLC LIVE Online™: Scheduled classes online, where students log in to a program (Blackboard Collaborate™) with instructors and peers on the same day, at the same time.

NLC Anytime, Anywhere: Classes are unscheduled, where students log in to a program (Moodle) at any time to complete their work. 

Blended: Courses where you have a combination of face-to-face and online (NLC Anytime, Anywhere and/or NLC LIVE Online).

Dual Credit: Students in high school can experience College programs while earning post-secondary credits.