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Business skills are applicable to a wide range of areas and careers. Whether you are pursuing a career in business or another discipline, Mission College’s Business Department can help you build the skills necessary to succeed on the job.

The Business Department offers courses in wide range of topics as well as degree and certificate programs. Classes meet during the day, evening, online and on weekends. Many certificate programs can now be completed entirely through distance learning. Classes are offered on a rotating basis in a number of delivery formats.

Career Options
  • Account Executive
  • Analyst
  • Bank Employee
  • Buyer
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Planner
  • Government Service
  • Insurance Rep
  • Investment Counselor
  • Manager
  • Public Administration
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Real Estate Retail/Industrial Sales
  • Stockbroker
  • Tax Consultant

There are many self-employment opportunities available in these fields. Some career options require more than two years of college study.

  • Additional training in courses acceptable as electives for civil services occupations.
  • Hands-on experience in the use of computers for business purposes.
  • Opportunities for work experience in local industry and business.
  • Training for small business management/entrepreneurship. 


Contact Information

Jeff Pallin

Administrative Specialist: 
Thuy Foot 408-855-5211

Department Chair: 
Pat Hudak

Full-Time Faculty
Learn to Communicate

Have trouble communicating? Take one of our ESL for Business Saturday courses.

Global Marketing

Take one of our Global Marketing classes to better engage in a global market.

  • AA / AS Business 

Additional Catalog Information

Gainful Employment Certificates