The Business & Professional Studies Department at Cuyamaca College is staffed by professors and instructors from various disciplines which includes Business Administration, Accounting, Business Office Technology, Economics, Real Estate, and Paralegal. The Real Estate Program offers courses designed to help students prepare for work in myriad real estate fields, while the Business Programs offer more than two dozen courses ranging from Entrepreneurship: Starting and Developing a Business to Principals of Management to Accounting. The Paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association. Business Office Technology offers students a choice of an Associate degree or one of several certificates. The Surveying program prepares students for jobs as survey party chief, instrument person, surveying technician, highway surveyor, mapper, GPS technician, and CADD operator.