Facebook Pixel for Tracking
Navigate Up
Sign In
Skip to Content


 "If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
- Henry Ford
Programs and courses in the Business Department have been developed for students who wish to:
  1. Earn an Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T) degree. The AS-T in Business Administration is aligned with the CSU system and is aimed at preparation and readiness for transfer to the CSU system.
  2. Meet occupational qualifications of business and industry. Occupational curricula are designed to prepare students to enter a vocational field and successfully pursue a career.
  3. Meet lower division requirements for transfer to a four-year college or university to obtain a bachelor’s and/or advanced degree.
Students should consult their advisors to determine additional courses, within and outside the School of Applied Science and Business, which are most appropriate for individual objectives. For more information please call (760) 773-2571.
Curricula leading to a Certificate or Associate in Arts Degree at the College of the Desert, or transfer to a four-year college or university include:
David George . . . . Business Administration, General Business, Hospitality Management, 
                               Human Resource Generalist, Retail Management
dgeorge@collegeofthedesert.edu (760) 776-7360
John Gerardi . . . .  Accounting
jgerardi@collegeofthedesert.edu (760) 776-7316
Tony Manzoni . . . . Golf Management
tmanzoni@collegeofthedesert.edu (760) 341-2491