Business Management

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Associate of Applied Science

Program Number: 

101023

Credits: 

60.00
Financial Aid Available

A number of options will be open to you with a Business Management degree. Our program provides a broad background in all aspects of business management, including business management theory, finance and accounting, human resources, software applications, marketing, e-commerce, and business law.

Your depth of knowledge will be demonstrated with a capstone project, which is reviewed by local business professionals. Plus, you’ll develop a portfolio that will help pave the way to a professional career. The Business Management Program can be taken in a format that combines classroom and online learning or entirely online.

Upon graduation, the world of entry-level management positions will be open to you or, if you wish to open your own business, continue your education with our embedded Entrepreneurship certificate.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Business Management

This program will cost about $8,800* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Business Management 2015-2016 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates53
Graduates Responding29
Employed in Related Occupation19
Employed in Non-related Occupations8
Seeking Employment1
Continuing Education0
Not in Labor Market7

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Responding110
Average Hours Per Week3041
Median Hourly Wage$50.00 $17.00
Hourly Wage Range$50.00 - $50.00$9.00 - $25.00
Median Annual Salary$78,000.00 $32,760.00

Respondents in Related Occupations

  • Administrative Assistant; Badger Mining Corporation, Taylor, WI
  • Construction Worker/Business Owner; La construction, La Crosse, WI
  • Dairy Production Planner; Organic Valley, La Farge, WI
  • Farmer; Mathews farm, Viola, WI
  • Production Manager; River front ink, La Crosse, WI
  • Quality Technician; General Stamping & Metal works, Tomah, WI
  • Sales Associate; Fastenal, Madison, WI
  • Sales Representative; Verizon b mobile, Tomah, WI
  • Store Manager; Hibbett Sports, Tomah, WI

Career Opportunities

Business Development Specialist
Business Associate/Analyst
Human Resource Assistant
Business Support Specialist
Economic Support Specialist
Employment Specialist
HR Generalist

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in writing/sentence skills, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the exemptions here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Transfer Agreements

University of Phoenix
Viterbo University

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Business Management

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