The business program at Allan Hancock College introduces students to how business operates and prepares them for positions in the business world.  Students also learn why many business graduates choose to start their own businesses rather than work for others.

The business curriculum explores business strategies that allow managers to compete in today’s dynamic, global marketplace. Business in the 21st century requires that managers connect people, technology, and ethics in order to form strong partnerships with customers, employees, and other organizational stakeholders.


Business Department, Building K
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3239

Fax number: 805-347-1256 (Santa Maria Campus)
805-735-3976 (Lompoc Valley Center)


Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer:  closed during the month of July

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Brent Jordan

Brent Jordan
Fire Academy Student

"I chose the fire technology program at Allan Hancock because of what it can provide for me. It's giving me a step above the other academies and throughout the state. Graduates of this academy have gone on to be the chiefs and the captains that are going to be hiring us, so when we go in for interviews by being able to say that we graduated at this academy they know what we've experienced. Allan Hancock College has provided me with the physical and mental capabilities through the classroom training we do each day and the physical training we do each morning. This academy pushes you to your boundaries and then you begin to work on those weaknesses; your weaknesses then become your strengths so you're actually growing as a person. Allan Hancock has made a difference in my life it's really taught me who I am and where I want to be."
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Last Modified Jul 2, 2015