Announcing Business Experiencia @ Ohlone College

Beginning Fall 2021 Business Experiencia is a program for first year business majors, especially those who will be first in their family to complete college. This program will bring together a diverse group of students interested in learning about business careers through various networking, counseling, academic and career activities.

Welcome to the Business Division website.  The Business Division at Ohlone offers a range of accredited credit courses in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Business Supervisory Management, Real Estate, and Internships (WEX).  We also offer several noncredit certificates for workforce preparation or are short term with high employment potential such as Customer Service, Effective Job Search Skills, or Entrepreneurial Business Basics (learn more about Ohlone College’s support for Entrepreneurs here). Our partnership with the Ohlone College Tri-Cities Career Center can help you find an internship or job after graduation.

Career pathways in business offer many fulfilling well-paying jobs.  Beyond teaching foundational knowledge about business and the economy, the faculty in the Ohlone Business programs teach analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills important for successful employment. Whether it is a certificate, career degree, or a degree for transfer, our excellent faculty and staff are here to help you achieve your goals.  Click here for statistics on Business Division faculty and students.

Andrew LaManque, PhD
Executive Dean

Business Departments


Business Degrees

Associate in Arts
• Business
• Business Supervision / Management 
• Real Estate Sales Agent /Broker

Associate in Arts for Transfer
• Business Administration
• Economics 

Certificates of Achievement
• Accounting
• Business Supervision / Management 
• Real Estate Sales Agent / Broker Associate


Division Support

Sheila Holland

Division Assistant

Andrew LaManque, PhD

Executive Dean

Nadia Dadgar, M.S.

Professor, Counselor
(510) 659-6110 (counseling appointments)


Shirley Calvert

Career Advisor
(510) 742-2334



Ohlone College
Business Division
43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539