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The curriculum is designed for individuals who seek employment in business management or for those presently in management who are seeking promotion. Job opportunities include office manager, program manager and project manager, business owner.

Program Details

The courses in the Business Management AAS program include: Management, Business Law, Financial and Marketing Management as well as the general education requirements. Students will develop an understanding of financial literacy, supervisory, and management leadership as well as the concepts of the legal environment surrounding business. Many of the courses in the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management program do not transfer to most senior institutions. However, some schools accept the Business Management degree plus significant work experience towards completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Please speak with a faculty advisor about the best program for your career plans.

Transfer Opportunities

In order to learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study please visit here. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.

Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for prior learning (CPL) generally refers to the process of granting college credit for learning gained in nontraditional ways, including but not limited to: certifications, AP or IB exams, military training, or life experience. For a list of CPL-eligible courses, see the Credit for Prior Learning Manual.

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Career Prospects

Graduates of the Business Management AAS will be able to work in a number of sectors, including entrepreneurship, management, public relations, sales, supervision, finance, operations, and marketing.

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