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Business Management

Modern business environments are constantly changing to stay competitive and meet the demands of clients worldwide. In the Business Management program, you'll learn the professional skills need to succeed in this fast-paced, exciting field.

  • Program Options

    The Business Management program is designed to develop the professional and business skills necessary to succed in today's competitve, demanding and changing business environment. The program includes instructions in skills such as selling and marketing, supervision and leadership, international business, and accounting and computer applications.

  • Degree Paths

  • Business Management Emphasis – ATA
  • Operations Management Emphasis – ATA



Certificate Options



Administrative Financial Support Services

Business Finance Application

Digital Media Marketing


General Business Management

Business Applications Micro-Certificate

Customer Service and Sales Micro-Certificate

Retail Management Basics Micro-Certificate

Supervisory Basics Micro-Certificate


  • Graduates of the Business Management program will be able to:

    • Identify contemporary business concepts, principles and practices
    • Demonstrate the interrelationship of the functional areas of business including management, marketing, law, organizational behavior, computer and software systems, human resources, insurance, ac­counting, and finance
    • Analyze the interrelationship of a business organization within the larger business environment, including international business
    • Apply basic legal business concepts within the legal environment in which business is conducted
    • Perform basic business calculations to demonstrate basic financial literacy
    • Apply problem solving and analysis skills to business research ques­tions and demonstrate appropriate solutions
    • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors expected of entry-level workers in the industry.
  • Costs, Financing & Success

Contact Us

Sally Dixon
Department Chair

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