Career Programs & Training Business & Technology

Business - Career & Transfer 
The business curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirements and core business courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, business management & leadership, economics, finance, management, marketing or banking. Consideration must be given to course placement in terms of course offerings, degree of difficulty, continuity, and credits earned. Electives must meet the transfer requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with the business school of the transfer college or university.

Business Administrative Technology  
The Business Administrative Technology Program will prepare students for a career as an administrative support specialist assisting in the day-to-day management of an office. Students can choose from areas such as an Administrative Assistant and Medical Administrative Technology.

Business Management & Leadership 
A degree in Business Management and Leadership will prepare students to go directly into a career in the world of business. There are four areas of specialization from which to choose: Pension Administration, Marketing Management, Personnel Management, or Bank Management.

Business Technology - Fort Riley Program Only

Computer Aided Drafting 
The CAD certificate program provides you an opportunity to explore the world of drafting - whether you are interested in pursuing this career field or just want to acquire information about computer aided drafting.  Barton's certificate program utilizes the latest AutoCad software. Choose this training program and you will learn to solve problems in one or three dimensions, visualize in 3D and gain skills that serve as additional "Tools for your Toolbox" as you prepare for your chosen career field.

Computer Areas of Study - Transfer
This area includes two options; Computer Information Systems and Computer Science.

Networking Specialist 
The Computer Network Specialist Program prepares graduates to work as technical support specialists, an area of the computer industry that is currently experiencing unprecedented growth, change and opportunity. Networking specialists look into problems that computer users are having with either computer software or hardware and try to resolve the problem. This program will prepare the students to fulfill the role of technical specialist in the thriving fields of microcomputer support, microcomputer repair and local area network administration.

Pension Administration 
A degree in Business Management and Leadership will prepare students to go directly into a career in the world of business. There are four areas of specialization from which to choose: Pension Administration, Marketing Management, Personnel Management, or Bank Management.

Technical Accounting
Barton's Technical Accounting Specialist program provides students the foundation in accounting theory and practice for entry level positions in private enterprises, public accounting firms, and government/non-profit organizations.  The Associate in Applied Science graduate will be prepared to process manual and computerized accounting records for an organization, including payroll and various clerical duties.