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Business Management - Associate Degree

General business managers are found in nearly all work settings in virtually every sector of the economy. Graduates of the Business Management program are equipped with the foundational skills needed to manage the operations of a business. Graduates are competent in the business functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling with the core skills that are vital for success in the business world.

Program Code: 101023
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Area of Study: Business

Program Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition: $11,076, Books: $568, Supplies: $25

Total Approximate Costs
$11,669

This program is fully eligible for financial aid.

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All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Business Operations, 901023

Delivery Methods

8 Week Advantage: This is an 8 Week Advantage program.

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Apply at www.nwtc.edu/apply.
  • Submit high school, GED, or HSED transcripts and college transcripts (if applicable) to transcripts@nwtc.edu.
  • Tip! Our admission advisors will assist you through every step. Have questions? Connect with NWTC Admissions at start@nwtc.edu or 920-498-5444.

What will I learn?

Program Outcomes

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

What careers are in my future?

80%

Graduate Employment

with 60% in field

$36,000.00

Median Starting Salary

Source: NWTC 2019 Grad Outcome Survey

Employment Potential

There are many job listings that would be appropriate for a graduate of the Business Management program. Small organizations typically require generalist skills and large organizations tend toward some specialization among their managers.

  • With additional education and/or work experience, a graduate may find employment opportunities as a manager of operations with increased responsibility, authority and commensurate pay.

Employment opportunities with additional education

  • Manager of operations with increased responsibility, authority and commensurate pay.

What's next after graduation?

Start here. Finish at a four-year.

NWTC transfer programs are offered through collaborative agreements with our four-year college and university partners. See where your associate degree credits will transfer.

What else do I need to know about the program?

Note

  • IT IS RECOMMENDED COURSES BE TAKEN IN THE ORDER LISTED.
  • Many courses in this program are offered in a variety of formats such as online, online live or in person.
  • Most credits from this degree can be transferred to some four-year colleges for learners interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree.

Accreditation

Programs in the College of Business at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP's accreditation process follows the Baldrige model. The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want.

ACBSP - World Headquarters

11520 West 119th Street

Overland Park, KS 66213

Phone: (913) 339-9356

www.acbsp.org

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.