About the Business Management AAS

MCC's Business Management AAS combines business, management, accounting and marketing courses. Prepare for entry-level and mid-level management positions as you learn how to read a balance sheet, the legal implications of contracts and the roles played by managers in business today. Courses involve discussion, case studies, business simulations, and application-based projects that prepare you to enter the workforce in virtually any business.

Already a manager? The program can also help those already in management positions fine tune their skills and become more effective in decision making, problem solving and human relations – three vital areas for business managers.

Total Cost of Business Management AAS

(in-district) Total Amount: $10,327.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 60

Weeks to Complete: 64

Business Management Degree and Certificate Requirements

Business Management AAS Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

What makes MCC's Business Management AAS program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

MCC offers you multiple paths to a degree - you can complete your AAS at your own pace, through the Fast Track or online. You choose the path that best accommodates your life.

In addition to the Business Management AAS, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Business Management AAS (CIP 52.0201 )

Total Business Management AAS Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $6,600.00 $23,230.00 $28,196.00 $28,196.00
Additional Business Management AAS Costs $3,727.00 $3,727.00 $3,727.00 $3,727.00
Program Total $10,327.00 $26,957.00 $31,923.00 $31,923.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with a Business Management AAS?

Occupations that Business Management AAS prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Administrative Services Managers 11-3011
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1011
Chief Executives 11-1011
Construction Managers 11-9021
Cost Estimators 13-1051
General and Operations Managers 11-1021
Industrial Production Managers 11-3051
Management Analysts 13-1111
Managers, All Other 11-9199
Sales Managers 11-2022
Social and Community Service Managers 11-9151
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11-3071

How will MCC's Business Management AAS program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

Classroom computer simulations will help you learn how to run a company and compete in the marketplace.

This program is designed to be stackable. You can accumulate a sequence of certificates over time to build on your qualifications and to help you to advance along a career path. Credits from your Business Management Principles Certificate and Organizational Leadership Certificate apply towards your Business Management AAS.

By the Numbers:

  • Job Outlook: Because the number and type of position opportunities in business vary greatly, the job outlook can be difficult to project. Of the positions listed above, the projected growth is expected to increase 3 to 21% from 2012 to 2022.

Outside of the Classroom

Business Management AAS Fast Track

Attend MCC part-time (one night a week or online), and complete your AAS in nine semesters, including summers.

See a sample course schedule below.

Semester Course Name
Fall 1 Introduction to Speech (16 weeks) 5 to 7:20 p.m.
Computer Literacy (first 8 weeks) 7:30 to 9:20 p.m. Introduction to Business (second 8 weeks) 7:30 to 9:50 p.m.

Business Management AAS Online

The online program is a great option if you work a second shift or have hours that change on a regular basis. Or maybe you just have other obligations that make it difficult to attend classes regularly.

Note: Business Management online courses feature a standard online rate, so out-of-district rates do not apply.

Technical requirements

Online courses are supported by a computer, modem, and access to the Internet. You can access online course materials, your instructor, and your online classmates at any time and from any place with Internet access.

In an online course, all work is completed via the Internet therefore access to the Internet via Internet Explorer or Firefox and a high speed Internet connection is required. You can use a PC or Mac. If you're enrolled in online courses at MCC, you may also use computers located on campus to access your courses.

Do you possess the necessary skills to take an online course?

You should be familiar with word processing functions, email, search engines, saving documents in various formats and internet use. You need to be an independent, self-motivated learner. Good time management skills are a prerequisite for online learning success.

You need a basic knowledge of computer functions and the ability to:

  • Attach a file to a message
  • "Paste" text from a word processor
  • Create, save, and manage files on your computer
  • Save files in selected formats
  • Navigate the Internet

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