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Business Administration

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At Humphreys University, we educate motivated and determined students who desire a practical academic program. Our Business Administration program is designed specifically for busy adults – that’s why we offer our courses online, evenings, and in hybrid formats.

Our Business professors are experts in their fields – chief financial officers, finance managers, financial controllers, and other specialists. Our professors understand what real-world experience to incorporate into classroom lectures, assignments, and case studies. Because we keep our classes small – five to twenty students – you get the guidance and support you need to succeed.

The pace of our quarter system makes it easier to juggle the demands of life with each quarter lasting only 11 weeks. All the courses are clearly organized so you know what you need to do each week.

You can start the Business Administration program at the start of any of our four terms. Our quarters begin early October, January, April, and July. The application process is easy and counselors are available walk you through the financial aid process.

Our program emphasizes accounting, financial management, analytical skills, problem solving, and analysis in a technological world. Our Business Administration program offers three concentrations to help students focus on their interests and enhance their skills: Management; Marketing and Business Communication; and Human Resources Management.

Students in our
Business Administration
Program will

• Be exposed to the functional areas of business, including operations, marketing, finance, and accounting

• Gain a working knowledge of business planning, accounting, and finance

• Develop the analytical skills necessary to compete in modern business

• Develop business organizational skills and marketing skills

• Understand the operations of a business, including the functional areas of human resources, marketing, operations, accounting, information systems, finance and legal studies

• Gain a grasp of the legal aspects of business and its environment

• Study management principles as they pertain to organization, policy making, planning, control and evaluation

Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration (52 Units)

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (181 Units)
Marketing & Business Communication
Human Resources Management

Associate in Arts in Business Administration (96 Units)

Minor in Business Administration (32 Units)


To learn more about degree requirements and courses offered in the Business department, see pages 52-68 in our current Academic Catalog

Meet Our Faculty


Mr. Wolins is the Chair of our Business department. He has taught at Humphreys since 1996 and has been chair of the Business department since 2004. Mr. Wolins earned his Master of Business Administration from DePaul University and his Juris Doctorate from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in California and Illinois.


Ray Call studied at University of San Francisco and received his bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior Studies and a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. He was the Deputy Chief of Administration for the Stockton Fire Department for 27 years and was the CEO of several non-profit organizations for several years. He currently is an adjunct professor for the Business department.


Ms. Walton is our Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts. She has taught at Humphreys since 2005. She earned her Master of Business Administration and her Master of Arts in English from National University.


Mr. Carlisle received a Master of Science in Applied Economics and Finance from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received a BA, with Honors, in Economics from UCSC and an AA from Santa Monica College. Mr. Carlisle teaches both traditional classes and online classes, since 2008. He has taught classes not only at Humphreys but also at Modesto Junior College, Cabrillo College, Monterey Peninsula College, Gavilan College, Saddleback College, and Santa Rosa Junior College.


Mrs. Rahmoller is Assistant Professor in the Business department. She has been teaching at Humphreys since 1985. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco and her Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Post-secondary and Adult Education from Capella University.


Sharon Scott graduated from Sacramento State with honors with both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Business Administration. She worked with CalPERS for over 25 years and was previously the owner of a fiberglass shop. She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate-level classes in management at Humphreys University for 24 years. She spends her free time volunteering with the Junior Achievement program and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Why Choose Humphreys University?

Accreditation is important; Humphreys University is accredited by Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College & University Commission.

As a non-profit institution, we emphasize community, academics, and affordability, all while giving you the resources you need to succeed.

Courses are conveniently offered on our Stockton and Modesto campuses— evenings and online.

Applications for enrollment are accepted all year. Apply soon to begin during one of our upcoming quarters.

Get the aid you need for the degree you want. We offer grants (including Cal Grants), loans, scholarships, and work-study funds for qualifying students.

Support services are provided to all students. Including computer facilities, tutoring and library services, and career counseling.

Your Future in

Our programs are designed with your goals in mind. Our Business Administration graduates now work in private industries, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. Your options with a Business Administration degree are vast. Consider these potential careers in business:

• Planner

• Financial Manager

• Marketer

• Management Consultant

• Entrepreneur

• General Manager