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 Costs & Financial Aid
Tuition: $11,332, Books: $665, Supplies: $25
This program is fully eligible for financial aid.
Estimates based on in-state residency. Learn more about tuition and fees.
Follow Your Path
All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:
Business Operations, 901023
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tip! Our admission advisors will assist you through every step. Have questions? Connect with NWTC Admissions at email@example.com or 920-498-5444.
What are my courses?
Students following the study plan below will complete the Business Management associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
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- Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.
- 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?
with 60% in field
Median Starting Salary
Source: NWTC 2020 Grad Outcome Survey
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?
- 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.
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.
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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.
Classes wherever you have an internet connection.
- An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
- Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
- Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
- Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
- A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
- 12 or more credits per term.
- Fewer than 12 credits per term.