Academic Catalog

Business & Professional Studies

Management Associate in Science and Certificate of Achievement

This degree program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to be successful as a manager in today’s demanding organizational climate. The curriculum is beneficial to men or women who aspire to mid-level or higher management positions in any type of organization including business, government and service organizations.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize and appropriately evaluate the ethical and legal concerns inherent in various business practices.
  • Identify the differences in leadership and management theories and how they facilitate the overall effectiveness of domestic and multinational business operations.
  • Identify and assess business problems from a subordinate and managerial perspective.
  • Identify and analyze business problems or entrepreneurial opportunities and effectively communicate recommendations for courses of actions.

Career Opportunities

Bank Officer1
Claim Adjuster
Computer Operations Supervisor2
Director, Research and Development1
Employment Interviewer
Financial Planner
Hospital Administrator1
Import-Export Agent
Management Trainee
Management Consultant2
Office Manager
Stock Broker
Teacher, College1


Bachelor Degree or higher required.


Bachelor Degree normally recommended.

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

BUS-115Human Relations in Business3
BUS-120Financial Accounting4
BUS-125Business Law: Legal Environment of Business3
BUS-128Business Communication3
BUS-155Human Resources Management3
BUS-156Principles of Management3
ECON-110Economic Issues and Policies3
or ECON-120 Principles of Macroeconomics
Select two of the following:5-7
Comprehensive Excel, Level I
Comprehensive Excel, Level II
Comprehensive Excel, Level III
Computer Concepts and Applications
Computerized Accounting Applications
Principles of Information Systems
Select a minimum of three units of the following:3-4
Introduction to Business
Managerial Accounting
Business Internship
Principles of Money Management for Success
Public Speaking
Total Units30-33

Plus General Education Requirements

Certificate of Achievement

Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Management. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.