Administrative and Information Management

Program Information

Program Code: 
Degree Type: 
Associate in Business
Year Established: 
Business and Computer Technology - (313) 845-9645 -

HFCC’s associate’s degree in Administrative and Information Management (AIM) provides instruction, preparation and guidance needed by administrative professionals in today’s competitive work environment. The increased requirement of information, the expansion of computer technology and the need for management support have transformed the office setting.

The AIM program opens a career path for students interested in entering the administrative/management-support field and provides individuals already in the profession with the opportunity to upgrade their skills.

Graduates of the AIM program will be prepared for career opportunities such as executive assistant, administrative assistant, office manager, office supervisor, and administrative professional.

While working toward the AIM degree, students may choose to earn certificates in Computer Software Applications, Office Administration or Office Skills Fundamentals.

After earning 12 credits, students whose declared major is AIM 
are eligible to apply for the Frederick P. and Violet Sharpe Scholarship. Students should call the HFCC Foundation Office at (313)845-9620.

Career Opportunities: 

• Executive Assistant • Administrative Assistant • Office Manager • Office Supervisor and Administrative Support among other job titles

Transfer Information

Transfer Options/Requirements: 

The College has articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to help students who want to transfer to other institutions once they have completed their studies at HFCC.   Articulation agreements ensure that graduates from HFCC can transfer to another institution and work towards a bachelor's degree without a loss of coursework completed at HFCC.  Transfer guides denote the transferability of HFCC coursework toward specific degree programs at other institutions. It is important that students who intend to transfer to another institution consult the appropriate articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to ensure the transferability of the courses they take to the institution they plan to attend. Articulation agreements and transfer guides are available in the University Transfer, Advising, and Career Counseling Center (313-845-9612,, Learning Resource Center). Some of the institutions students enrolled in this program frequently transfer to include:

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
63 (Including Options/Electives)

Required Support Courses

Complete one of the following courses:
MATH-115: College Algebra or higher level MATH course.*

*The following courses do not meet the requirements for this program: MATH 121, MATH 221, and MATH 225.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Degree-Specific Requirements: 

Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Business Degree. It should be noted that courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Business Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

General Education

General Education: 

Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Business degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education when applicable.

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.