Based on proven strategies and techniques of our experienced faculty and staff, the curricula of the College of Business provide immediately applicable skills and knowledge for serious adult learners. Courses incorporate time-tested business basics that can be applied immediately in the competitive world of business. Potential Occupational Titles include, but are not limited to, general manager, operations manager, administrative services manager, sales manager, sole proprietorship, marketing manager, human resources representative, programming developer, website administrator, IT manager, advertising manager, information manager, bookkeeping clerk, retail manager, network administrators, and finance manager. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (April 13, 2018), the median pay in the United States is $63,000 for business occupations with a bachelor’s degree with a job outlook for 2016-26 of 10% growth per year. For computer and information technology, the median pay is $81,000 for bachelor’s degrees with a 6% increase annually in the job outlook for 2016-26. With a cybersecurity emphasis, the job outlook increased to 28% during the years 2016-26.  For master’s degrees, the median pay for both ranged from $15,000 to $20,000 more than a bachelor’s degree.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DEGREE PROGRAMS

Associate of Science in Communication
Associate of Science in Business
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Bachelor of Science in Business – Sales and Sales Management
Bachelor of Science in Business – Management/Leadership
Bachelor of Science in Business – General Business                                                                                                       
Bachelor of Science in Business – Entrepreneurship
Master of Business Administration – Sales Management
Master of Business Administration – Strategic Leadership
Master of Business Administration – Management
Master of Business Administration – Finance
Master of Business Administration – Human Resource Management
Master of Business Administration – Information Technology Management
Master of Business Administration – Marketing
Master of Business Administration – Health Care Management
Master of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship
Executive Master of Business Administration

BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL

Jane Rubin, Rachelle Quinn, Dr. Marc Porter, Stan Phillips, Scott SchwabDr. Keith Wade

Associate of Science in Business  

The Associate of Science in Business degree program focuses on today’s increasingly complicated business environment. It introduces students to basic knowledge of the economic and business climate in the modern workforce.

Associate of Science in Communication  

The Associate of Science in Communication degree program focuses on the basic communication skills highly sought after in relationships, business and industry. Individuals who communicate well, adapt to social and economic change, function as team players, analyze issues, and solve problems are vital in today’s workforce. This program helps develop these qualities and provides the groundwork for further study toward a baccalaureate degree.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication  

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication is designed to reflect the theoretical and practical aspects of communication in the context of a traditional liberal arts education. This program emphasizes the development of communication skills that help individuals obtain a competitive edge in the information age.

Bachelor of Science in Business  

The Bachelor of Science in Business provides a balanced, liberal arts-based education including a comprehensive survey of the business world. Students gain skills and knowledge applicable across business, industry, and government and receive the preparation necessary for satisfactory performance in graduate business studies.

The College of Business offers 4 Bachelor of Science degrees:

The General Business program gives the students a well-rounded knowledge of business to earn a degree that will serve you well across a variety of industries.

The Sales and Sales Management prepares students to learn personal skills and successful techniques for selling any product or service.

The Management/Leadership program prepares students to learn skills, techniques, and strategies required to balance the needs of the organization with the needs of the people who comprise the organization.

The Entrepreneurship prepares students to learn skills to create their own business or to create and support a service or a product.

Master of Business Administration  

The Master of Business Administration is a professional degree recognized across all industries. Students first participate in an integrated curriculum examining the functional areas of business, then; personalize management knowledge and skills by selecting a concentration.

The Master of Business Administration program has nine concentrations:

Executive Master of Business Administration

The Executive Master of Business Administration is a professional degree recognized across all industries. This program focuses on students with considerable work experience in business. Students participate in an integrated curriculum examining the functional areas of business.