Associate of Business
At the Associate degree level, the Business Administration curricula are designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy. Coursework includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of cases, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.
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The Management Program is accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
- The average annual wage for Administrative Services Managers is $79,500
- Job growth should be about average in this field. Employment is projected to grow by 12 percent over the 2008-18 decade.
- Some managers work a 40-hour week but about half of all managers work more. Resolving problems and meeting deadlines frequently requires overtime that is likely to be uncompensated.