Program Description

The Business Management Associate Degree program is intended to provide learners with general business skills. Learners will study accounting, management, leadership, business law, human resource management, communication and other topics to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully manage and lead in today's ever-changing global economy.

Approximate Cost

$10,878
Tuition: $10278 , Books: $600

Starting Salary

$23,500–$86,673
Average, based on the NTC Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Available

Available

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Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Wausau
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at Antigo
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at Medford
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at Phillips
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at Spencer
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at Wittenberg
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at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Control business processes
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Owner/Entrepreneur
  • Supervisor
  • Process Manager
  • Operational Manager
  • Manager

Courses

The Business Management Associate Degree is a 62 Credit* program. In addition to our full-time option, we offer a eight-term part-time option.

4 terms (Full-time)

First Term

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
POWERPOINT LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD LEVEL 1 1.00
TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 3.00
COLLEGE 101 1.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS 3.00

Second Term

ACCOUNTING 1 4.00
BUSINESS LAW 1 3.00
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES 3.00

Third Term

LEAN ORGANIZATIONS 3.00
LEADING CHANGE AND DIVERSITY 3.00
LEADING STRATEGICALLY 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00
ECONOMICS 3.00

Fourth Term

ACCOUNTING 2 4.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
THE BRANCH: SKILLS ACCELERATOR 3.00
MENTORED BUSINESS EXPERIENCE 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00

8 terms (Part-time)

Year 1

Fall
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
POWERPOINT LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD LEVEL 1 1.00
COLLEGE 101 1.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00
Spring
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 3.00
TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS 3.00

Year 2

Summer
ACCOUNTING 1 4.00
MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES 3.00
Fall
BUSINESS LAW 1 3.00
LEAN ORGANIZATIONS 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
Spring
ACCOUNTING 2 4.00
LEADING STRATEGICALLY 3.00

Year 3

Summer
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3.00
Fall
LEADING CHANGE AND DIVERSITY 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
Spring
ECONOMICS 3.00
THE BRANCH: SKILLS ACCELERATOR 3.00
MENTORED BUSINESS EXPERIENCE 3.00

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this Business Management Associate Degree:

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213.
 
For additional information, please visit our Accreditation page.

Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Bellevue University Online Business and Management
Colorado State University - Global Business Management
Colorado State University - Global Human Services
Colorado State University - Global Information Technology
Colorado State University - Global Project Management
Franklin University Business Administration
Herzing University BS in Business Management
Lakeland University Accounting
Lakeland University Business Administration
Lakeland University Communication
Lakeland University Computer Science
Lakeland University Criminal Justice
Lakeland University Food Safety and Quality
Lakeland University Hospitality Management
Lakeland University Management Information System
Lakeland University Marketing
Lakeland University Organizational Management
Lakeland University Psychology
Marian University Management
Milwaukee School of Engineering Bachelor of Business Administration in Technical Sales
Northern Michigan University BS in Applied Workplace Leadership
Ottawa University Business Administration
Purdue University Global BS in Business Administration
Purdue University Global BS in Health Care Administration
Purdue University Global BS in Professional Studies
Purdue University Global Business Administration
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
Rasmussen College Accelerated Criminal Justice - Leadership and Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Finance
Rasmussen College Accelerated Healthcare Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Resources and Organizational Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Services
Rasmussen College Accelerated Marketing-Digital Marketing
Rasmussen College Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration - Management
University of Arizona Global Campus Business Administration
Upper Iowa University Business Administration
Upper Iowa University Business Administration Global Emphasis
UW Green Bay B.A.S Organizational Leadership
UW Green Bay Business Administration, General Emphasis
UW Green Bay Business Administration, Human Resource Management Emphasis
UW Green Bay Business Administration, Management Emphasis
UW Oshkosh BAS in Organizational Studies
UW Oshkosh BS in Human Services Leadership
UW Stevens Point Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
UW Stevens Point Business Administration
UW Stevens Point Management
UW Stout BS in Career, Technical Education and Training
UW Stout BS in Management
UW Stout Business Administration
UW Superior Business Administration
UW Whitewater Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Administration Accounting
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Administration Healthcare Management
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Administration HR Management
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Administration IT Management
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Administration Management
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Administration Marketing

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