Award: Associate of Applied Sciences Degree
For more information: Contact Prof. Sherry Massoni,
443-412-2645, email@example.com; or Career, and Transfer Services, 443-412-2301.
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The Business Management program is designed to enable students to obtain knowledge, skills, and competencies in the challenging business fields of Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, Administrative Professions, and Agribusiness.
Students have the option to complete certificates in each of these business management career fields initially. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students are able to incorporate the 24 credit hours earned into an Associate's degree in Business Management to satisfy their individual career goals.
Upon successful completion of this program of study students will be able to:
- Use the language of business and demonstrate effective and professional communication skills.
- Analyze ethical and social responsibilities in business decision making.
- Examine different types of business systems, organizations, management practices and theories related to the global economy.
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills in business decision making.
- Use information technology applications to develop business solutions.
- Demonstrate acquired proficiencies in a business or organizational setting.
* Upon successful completion of these 24 credit hours, the student will be able to obtain a Business Management Administrative Professions Certificate.
** Total of both the math and general elective courses must be a minimum of 7 credits.
The Business Management Administrative Professions program prepares students for a business career by providing comprehensive skills for today's rapidly changing business environment. Employment projections provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and regional workforce development data indicate that opportunities in administrative support professions will continue to increase.
A number of administrative opportunities will be available as additional positions are created through the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) program. Employment of administrative assistants is expected to increase as demand for computer proficient employees continues. Recent data suggests that administrative assistant salaries have increased 34%over the past several years.