Business Management—Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree

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.

Contact (815) 455-8732 with specific questions about this program.

(in-district) Total Amount: $9,969

Credit Hours to Complete: 60

Weeks to Complete: 64


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Sample Semester 1 16 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: AOM-140#3 hrs,ENG-151#3 hrs,BUS-145#3 hrs,BUS-150#3 hrs,PHI-251#3 hrs,MCC-101#1 hr*
*MCC-101 is not a graduation requirement for any of our degrees or certificates.

Sample Semester 2 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: BUS-175#3 hrs | BUS-220#3 hrs,GEG-220#3 hrs,MGT-150#3 hrs,MKT-110#3 hrs,SPE-151#3 hrs

Sample Semester 3 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: ACC-151#3 hrs,BUS-155#3 hrs | BUS-255#3 hrs,ECO-251#3 hrs,MGT-205#3 hrs,MGT-210# hrs

Sample Semester 4 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE LIST Course Ids: ACC-152#3 hrs,BUS-241#3 hrs,MGT-230#3 hrs,MKT-130#3 hrs,Select a Program Elective#3 hrs

Career Outlook

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

Total Business Management AAS Costs
Cost in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $6,690 $21,646 $28,348 $28,348
Additional Costs $3,279 $3,279 $3,279 $3,279
Program Total $9,969 $24,925 $31,627 $31,627

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.

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 to your Business Management AAS.

Outside of the Classroom

  • Business Management Program Mission

    The mission of McHenry County College’s Business Management Program is to develop students who are skilled in entrepreneurial thinking, creativity, problem-solving, communication, and soft skills in achieving their career goals. MCC students shall be distinguishable by their critical thinking, effective communication, professionalism, and technical competency. Students will use current and contemporary practices to demonstrate mastery in the Program Learning Outcomes.

  • Business Management Program Learning Objective

    Students will:

    1. Demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making skills through appropriately applying discipline-specific concepts to business issues.
    2. Appropriately use discipline-specific terminology in verbal and written form.
    3. Utilize resources in various contexts appropriately and ethically.
    4. Analyze and utilize technology effectively and efficiently.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.