Business, Associate in Applied Science Degree

Program Description for Business

The Business program is designed especially for students interested a two-year, or shorter, degree to enter into the workplace. (Students interested in a four-year Bachelor's Degree will want to check out our transfer Business Administration/Accounting program.)

This program provides the fundamentals necessary to be able to solve business-oriented problems. Students obtain extensive hands-on experience working "real-world" business problems relating to management and supervision. Students graduating from the program will have a solid business background necessary to enter or advance in the business job market in a variety of positions.

As a Business Management graduate you will be prepared to enter a company as a manager/supervisor trainee. If you are currently working in a business management position, you will-- through updated skills, knowledge and techniques--be able to move up the career ladder to higher supervisory positions.

Award Options for Business

  • Associate in Applied Science - Business Management
  • Certificate - Management Supervision
  • Certificate - Marketing
  • Certificate - Small Business Management
  • Certificate - Entrepreneurship

Job Outlook for Business

The Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides detailed information on hundreds of jobs - including:

  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions

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Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College

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