Business Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Overview

The Business Management Option is designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in supervisory and management positions or to enhance the skills of individuals already in a business environment. The curriculum includes courses in management, supervision, and human resources that focus on problem solving, teamwork, motivation, and leadership.

Job Opportunities

Entry-level positions available to graduates from this degree include:

  • Manager trainee
  • Assistant Manager
  • Front-line Supervisory positions

Career Outlook and Earnings

Entry-level positions for graduates include:  manager-trainee positions in private and governmental positions, office manager, or front line business and industry supervisory positions.

Employment Mean hourly wage Mean annual wage
287,300 $28.34 $58,947

Program Outcomes

    Students should expect to learn the following by completing the degree:

  • Develop essential skills and abilities to hire, train, motivate and manage employees in an effective way
  • Improve teamwork, motivation and problem solving skills
  • Develop the skills and concepts required to start, manage, and operate a small business
  • Understand the accounting process and how to evaluate the financial health of a business
  • Develop important computer application skills and concepts
  • Understand basic business principles and concepts
  • Development of an effective Business Plan

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Tim March

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