Administrative Management

Administrative Management

Prep for an Executive Role

The Administrative Management Program prepares graduates to become members of an executive team in today's fast-paced business environment. This program teaches proficiency in software and computer applications that enhance personal management and productivity, and soft skills that are vital in any work environment.

Students will earn a Project Management certificate by completing this degree. The certificate provides the education requirements needed to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exams.


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Kirkwood is the affordable option! We offer more than $3 million in scholarships every year. 

Business Administration: Administration Management is one of 36 tuition-free degrees through the Last-Dollar Scholarship program. 

Students in this program may be eligible to have half their tuition paid for by the Kibbie Grant.

Graduates of the Administrative Management program will be able to:

  • Evaluate career options in business as a basis for making appropriate career choices.
  • Utilize critical thinking to solve problems and make decisions in business situations.
  • Communicate information effectively using a variety of formats for diverse audiences.
  • Analyze the ethical and legal implications of business decisions within the global business environment.
  • Operate current and emerging business equipment and software.
  • Create common business documents.
  • Create presentations following design principles.
  • Form synergy in a team-based environment.

As a graduate of this program, you will be well prepared to face complex challenges in your professional careers. These careers could include:

  • Executive assistant
  • Information coordinator
  • Administrative assistant
  • Communications facilitator
  • Office manager
  • Project manager
  • Project management specialist

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Program Costs

Business Administration: Administrative Management 

Students who qualify could receive free tuition through the Last-Dollar Scholarship program.

Program Entry Semester: Fall 2021

Year One

Credits: 13 15 28
Tuition: $2,418 $2,790 $5,208
Fees: $74 $50 $124
Books: $594.75 $940 $1,534.75



Credits: 6 6
Tuition: $1,116 $1,116
Fees: $50 $50
Books: $239 $239


Year Two

Credits: 15 13 33
Tuition: $2,790 $2,418 $5,208
Fees: $50 $50 $100
Books: $461.93 $260 $721.93




Costs provided are estimated and based on in-state tuition rates. Book cost estimates are for new books. Individual expenses may vary. These costs also do not factor in potential financial aid benefits. For a complete view of your specific cost expectation, visit our Cost Estimator Tool.
Included fees: Technology Fee
Current Tuition Rates per Credit Hour: $ 186 In-State; $ 249 Out-of-State; $ 372 International
Updated: 2/1/2021

Mission Statement

The administrative management program will positively impact the student by providing quality education in industry identified technical abilities, soft skills and business knowledge.  Students are encouraged to become life-long learners, while making a productive contribution to the community.


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