Business Management

Students in a meeting wearing suits

MOVE YOUR CAREER FORWARD WITH NOVA’S BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

Grow your knowledge and skills so you can land a job or get the promotion you deserve through NOVA’s business management degree and certificate programs.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

Associate Degree in Business Management

If you’re seeking employment or a promotion in business management, NOVA’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Business Management is a great choice. By earning your associate degree at NOVA, you’ll open the door to job opportunities such as office manager, program manager, project manager and even business owner.

Length
Two Years
Credits
64
Locations
Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Woodbridge, Online
Curriculum Details

Business Information Technology Career Studies Certificate

With NOVA’s Career Studies Certificate (CSC) in Business Information Technology, you’ll learn the basics of business technology. You’ll also have a firm foundation in basic business practices that can be applied to other business-related certificate and degree programs.

Length
One Semester
Credits
16
Locations
Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Woodbridge, Online
Curriculum Details

Entrepreneurship Career Studies Certificate

With NOVA’s Career Studies Certificate (CSC) in Entrepreneurship, you’ll have what it takes to start and grow a small business. You’ll learn about entrepreneurial culture, strategy, operations, financial management, marketing and leadership.

Length
One Year
Credits
24
Locations
Alexandria
Curriculum Details

Leadership Development Career Studies Certificate

With NOVA’s Career Studies Certificate (CSC) in Leadership Development, you’ll grow your team leadership, management, communication and human relations skills. This certificate is ideal if you want to advance your career in leadership, human resources or supervisory management in the private, not-for-profit and government sectors.

Length
One Year
Credits
16
Locations
Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Woodbridge, Online
Curriculum Details

WHY STUDY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AT NOVA?

Experienced Business Management Faculty

You’ll learn from NOVA business management faculty, who are excellent instructors, dedicated mentors, and caring individuals who want to see you succeed at NOVA and in your career.

Real-World Business Management Courses

You’ll take relevant business management classes that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to land jobs and advance in today’s business world.

Affordable Business Management Education

You’ll receive an affordable business management education. You may even be eligible for NOVA scholarships, which can help make your degree or certificate even more affordable.

Accreditations

Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree in business management and business management certificates.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CAREER OUTCOMES

NOVA’s business management programs are designed to help you launch or advance your career in business management. For example, with an associate degree in business management, you’ll be able to work in several sectors, including entrepreneurship, management, public relations, sales, supervision, finance, operations and marketing.

Credits and
Transfer Info

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.

Transferring

Learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.

Your Next Steps to NOVA