Associate in Applied Science
The Management Associate program provides students with basic knowledge and skills to enter or advance in management in any organization. Students will learn how management effectively coordinates resources to accomplish organizational goals. Additionally, students will learn how to plan for the future, organize a structure to work in, manage employee performance, and make effective decisions.
Upon completion of this program, students will receive an Associates of Applied Science Degree, an Advance Management Certificate, and a Certificate in a discipline or technical area that is of interest to them. This flexibility allows students in any occupational certificate programs to gain management knowledge and skills so they will be able to manage their business or a unit in a company.
The Management Associate Program has four categories of classes:
- general education classes
- technical certificate classes
- management certificate classes
- business division elective classes
Students may continue their studies at a 4-year institution.
This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.
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2020-2021 Academic Requirements
Some employers require or prefer employees to have an associate degree as a condition for employment or for advancement. Students can earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Management, by completing the requirements listed below. See an advisor to develop a plan and select appropriate courses for this program.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.
- Business/Computer Technologies
- Business Department
- Douglas Waters
- Total Credits Required
*Complete a certificate or degree in any occupational/technical area plus additional related credits to equal a minimum of 15 credit hours.