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This program is designed as a terminal degree and prepares students for immediate entry into a career. This program provides students with fundamental business knowledge and prepares them for careers in business, government, retail and not-for-profit organizations.
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
■ Obtain entry-level and supervisory careers in business, retail, government and not-for-profit organizations.
■ Analyze contemporary business problems and propose effective solutions using case studies and SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats).
■ Identify ethical and unethical business behaviors and explain the impact of each type of behavior on an organization’s stakeholders (i.e., customers, competitors, investors, creditors, government regulators, employees, etc.).
■ Design and deliver effective oral presentations as commonly used in contemporary business environments.
■ Use applications software for basic word processing, spreadsheet and presentation projects.
This certificate is designed to allow recipients to immediately pursue careers in business, hospitality, retail, public, and non profit organizations.
Below is a list of popular careers sought by Business Management majors and their national median pay, as published by 2011-2012 Payscale Salary Report:
Purchasing Manager $69,900
Materials Manager $80,600
Contract Specialist $65,700
Human Resources (HR) Manager $69,100
Business Manager $66,300
General Manager $76,900
Insurance Sales Agent $50,000
Regional Sales Manager $99,400
Retail Store Manager $48,600
Personal Banker $40,000
Operations Manager $71,900
Supply Chain Analyst $62,700
Accounts Payable Specialist $40,500
Sales Director $133,000
Office Manager $42,300
Account Manager $64,700
Business Development Manager $87,800
Business Analyst, IT $81,500
Financial Analyst $60,000
Financial Controller $84,100