Business Administration Fastrack - CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Business Administration Fastrack program is designed for individuals seeking to update, upgrade, or develop essential business skills. A specific objective of the program is to prepare students for job advancement and career opportunities in today`s business environment as defined by industry practitioners. Each course/module includes learning activities and projects in an accelerated five-week or eight-week formats. Additional features of the program include: Student directed learning stressing the dynamic business environment, communication skills and leadership development; utilization of Microsoft Office package.

An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration Fastrack is also available. The AAS degree contains all of the features of the Certificate with the addition of comprehensive general education requirements.


Major Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
Admission criteria


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The Certificate of Completion in Business Administration Fastrack provides adult learners the opportunity to gain skills and abilities in a wide range of business disciplines. Students complete a series of integrated, practical, and project-oriented courses designed to develop the skills that deliver immediate value at work. Courses may be taken in an accelerated format that allows faster completion of the certificate.

Course Format

All courses are accelerated (5- or 8-week courses) and available online. Some courses are available only in an online format.

Program Length

Students who take at least 12-15 credits per semester can complete the certificate in two semesters. Student taking 9 credits per semester can complete the certificate in three semesters.


The estimated tuition for the entire program $2,295 for Maricopa County residents. Please click here for a list of out-of-county tuition and other fees.


The total cost of textbooks will vary depending on choice of rental or purchase options. Some courses do not require textbooks. Students can expect to spend $200-$700 for the entire program. 

Program Curriculum

Semester 1

  • GBS120: Workplace Communication Skills
  • GBS151: Introduction to Business
  • MGT126: Customer Service Skills & Strategies (fall semester only)
  • MGT175: Business Organization and Management (fall semester only)
  • ACC110: Understanding and Using Accounting Systems (fall semester only)
  • Total credits: 15

Semester 2

  • MG251: Human Relations in Management
  • MGT253: Owning and Operating a Small Business
  • MKT271: Principles of Marketing
  • GBS205: Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business
  • Total credits: 12
Program Contacts

Mark Barton, Program Director 
Office: BUS 130
Phone: 480.425.6913

Sue Sandblom, Department Chair
Office: BUS 126
Phone: 480.425.6792

Brenda Lawson, Division Secretary
Office: BUS 121
Phone: 480.423.6253

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ACC110Understanding and Using Accounting Systems3
GBS120Workplace Communication Skills3
GBS151Introduction to Business3
GBS205Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business3
MGT126Customer Service Skills and Strategies3
MGT175Business Organization and Management3
MGT251Human Relations in Business3
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business3
MKT271Principles of Marketing3
  • Identify and describe basic accounting skills and practices and use a computerized accounting system to analyze and record common business transactions. (ACC110)
  • Demonstrate appropriate and effective written and oral communication skills in a variety of workplace situations. (GBS120)
  • Identify, describe, and analyze external environmental factors in terms of their impact on a business, domestically and globally. (GBS151)
  • Identify and describe contemporary legal issues, ethical issues and the regulatory climate and explain how these factors affect business policies and decisions. (GBS205)
  • Identify and use the basic techniques for measuring, managing, and monitoring internal and external customer expectations and services. (MGT126)
  • Evaluate human relations problems as they arise in work situations. (MGT175)
  • Describe human relations challenges faced by the individual and the business organization. (MGT251)
  • Outline the principles and procedures involved in starting, organizing and operating a small business. (MGT253)
  • Identify and evaluate marketing strategies as presented in case studies using basic computer skills. (MKT271)

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.