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

$10,428
Tuition: $9864 , Books: $564

Starting Salary

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

Financial Aid

Available

Available

100% Online

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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 60–61 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
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES 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

BUSINESS LAW 1 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3.00
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
ACCOUNTING 1 4.00
ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS 3.00

Third Term

BUSINESS FINANCE 3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
ECONOMICS 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00

Fourth Term

BUSINESS ANALYTICS 3.00
TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 3.00
MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES 3.00
THE BRANCH: SKILLS ACCELERATOR 3.00
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 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
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3.00
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 3.00
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES 3.00

Year 2

Summer
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS 3.00
Fall
BUSINESS LAW 1 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
ACCOUNTING 1 4.00
ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS 3.00
Spring
BUSINESS FINANCE 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00

Year 3

Summer
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
Fall
BUSINESS ANALYTICS 3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3.00
TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 3.00
Spring
MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES 3.00
ECONOMICS 3.00
THE BRANCH: SKILLS ACCELERATOR 3.00
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 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

You can continue your education to earn a four-year degree in a variety of ways.

Program Transfer

The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.

School Name Degree Name
Bellevue University Online Business and Management
Franklin University Business Administration
Herzing University BS in Business Management
Marian University Management
Ottawa University Business Administration
Purdue University Global Business Administration
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business 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 Business Administration, General Emphasis
UW Green Bay Business Administration, Human Resource Management Emphasis
UW Green Bay Business Administration, Management Emphasis
UW Oshkosh BS in Human Services Leadership
UW Stevens Point Business Administration
UW Stevens Point Management
UW Stout Business Administration
UW Superior Business Administration
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

General Transfer

All associate degrees transfer to a variety of programs at other partner colleges to give you the opportunity to continue your education in other areas of study.

View all transfer guides

Admissions Process

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