A.A., Business Administration - Career Track
A.A., Business Administrative Assistant
A.S.-T, Business Administration
C.A., Business Administration - Career Track
C.A., Business Administrative Assistant
C.A., Accounting Clerk
C.A., Business Information Worker I
C.A., Business Information Worker II
C.A., Retail Management
C.S., Accounting Specialization
C.S., Business: Military Business Studies
C.S., E-Commerce Specialization
C.S., General Business Specialization
C.S., Management Specialization
C.S., Marketing Specialization
C.S., Small Business
C.A., Management Specialization


An Associate Degree, depending on the focus of study, is designed to prepare students for transfer into upper division course work in a bachelor’s degree program, or, to prepare students to enter the workforce in a particular vocational field. To qualify for an Associate’s Degree, a student must:  

  1. complete each major-specific course required for the degree with at least a “C” grade or better, 
  2. complete all Cuesta College general education, graduation and residency requirements,
  3. achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted (major, general education, elective).


A Certificate Program is designed for students who desire specific training to meet an immediate occupational or personal goal, or for promotion or lateral transfer within their existing field of employment. To qualify for a Certificate of Achievement or a Certificate of Specialization, a student must:

  1. complete all courses required for the Certificate with an overall grade point average of 2.0.

Accounting Information Systems Specialist
Advertising International Relations
Agricultural Business Legal Analyst
Banking Management & Supervision
Business Entrepreneur Marketing Marketing
Communications Analyst Merchandising Manager
Computerized Accounting Personnel Manager
E-Commerce Product Manager
Economic Research Promotional Specialist
FBI Agent Property Manager
Financial Accounting Public Administration
Financial Services Purchasing
Global Business Sales Representative
Government & Non-Profits Small Business Owner
Health Administration Transportation Administration
Human Resources Manager Utilities Administration


Degree/Certificate Types:
A.A. - Associate in Arts C.A. - Certificate of Achievement
A.S. - Associate in Science C.S. - Certificate of Specialization
A.A.-T. - Associate in Arts for Transfer C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)
A.S.-T. - Associate in Science for Transfer