Welcome to the Business Department

Santa Monica College business students are the face of transformation and change. Curious and innovative, our students are ahead of the curve when it comes to engagement, critical thinking, and creative solutions. Situated in the heart of Silicon Beach, industry leaders recognize our programs and our graduates for taking cutting edge approaches to real-world problems.

Whether you are a first-time student or changing careers, our business programs equip you with the expert knowledge, current tools and applied training you need to build or advance your career.

Instructors focus on job-specific skills that employers value including:

  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership

We offer a range of education options including Associate in Science degrees and certificate programs across many concentrations.

Programs of Study

Additional Programs

Gainful employment information.

The Business Department site was designed by students of SMC's Interaction Design Bachelor's Program.