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Department of Commerce

At its core is a synergy of scholars and industry experts who bring their combined business experience and knowledge to life. Staying in line with today’s trends and student demands, you will find bachelor’s degrees, microcredentials, and more with many programs that can be completed entirely online.

Explore Our Programs

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Bachelor's Degrees

Whether you want to create business plans or learn the latest trends in E-commerce, our Bachelor’s degree in Commerce offers four different majors so that you can be in the forefront of today’s business world.

Associate Degree

Our Associate of Applied Business degree is for those who want to jump start their career while developing practical business skills. After earning 62 credit hours, you’ll be making your mark in the commerce industry.
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Quick, short-term programs that are offered in high-demand fields, microcredentials are a great way to enhance specific skills so that you can get a promotion, leverage your employability, or make a career change.


The Department of Commerce is pleased to offer a number of scholarships to help students achieve their goal of earning a Miami degree. These scholarships are available for those students who have declared a major in the Department of Commerce. Scholarships are awarded based on one or more of the following criteria: academic merit, financial need, and first generation student status.

Ohio Small Business Development Center

Co-located at the Voice of America Learning Center (VOA) in West Chester, this partnership gives students the unique opportunity for experiential learning, professional guidance to open their own businesses, and so much more.
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Give to the Department

The business world is ever-changing, so are our students’ needs. Educating our future entrepreneurs, executives, and industry innovators is a collective effort. We have numerous scholarships, grants, and programs accepting contributions from donors like you. Together, we will transform students’ lives.

About the Department

In a few short years, the Commerce program has become one of the largest and fastest growing programs on the regional campuses. With growth comes opportunity and with that comes the creation of the Commerce Innovation Hub at VOA/West Chester. We currently offer 1 Associate Degree in Applied Business and 4 Bachelor of Science in Commerce degrees

In Fall 2019 the Commerce faculty relocated their offices from Hamilton and Middletown to the West Chester/VOA learning center. For the first time in its history, all the Commerce faculty are housed in one location.

Thank you for entrusting your education to our department and the Miami Regionals. Our students are the reason for our success. We look forward to enhancing our service to you and working with you on obtaining the skills and knowledge that you need to succeed in your career.

View Our Frequently Asked Questions 

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Our Mission is to provide quality business education to traditional and non-traditional students in our service area. This will be delivered through bachelor's and associate degree programs and other programs as deemed necessary to our service region. Our programs will provide quality in and of themselves, as well as the opportunity for continued learning if desired by the recipient.

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Department of Commerce

Voice of America Learning Center
7847 VOA Park Drive
West Chester, OH 45069