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Truax D3631
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

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Business Management

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 101023

Overview

The Business Management Associate degree program at Madison College will give you the skills needed to operate, manage or supervise a business. Get real-world understanding from our instructors as they prepare you to successfully meet the challenges faced in today’s dynamic business environment.

Once you are admitted into the Business Management program, you may be able to double major and complete the Human Resources Management associate degree with just one additional semester of study. (Additional course work may be needed depending on your admit term.) 

After you earn your real-world-focused Business Management associate degree at Madison College at an affordable cost, you will be eligble to transfer to various four-year institutions for your last two years and earn your Bachelor's Degree.

Program Details

Students in the Business Management program can attend full or part time.

Business Management classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax
  • Fort Atkinson
  • Portage
  • Reedsburg
  • Watertown

This program is also offered completely online.


Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements. There is also an online and/or accelerated version of this program with additional admission requirements.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

First Semester
Second Semester

3 credits

Third Semester

3 credits

Choose from one of the following options: Option A: Employment Law and an Elective Option B: 6 credits from one concentration area

 

Concentration Course

(see list)

Fourth Semester

Choose from one of the following options: Option A: Employment Law and an Elective Option B: 6 credits from one concentration area

 

Elective

3 credits

 

Concentration Course

(see list)

Business-Related Concentration Courses

Accounting

Finance

Human Resources

International Business

Marketing

Real Estate

Risk Management & Insurance

Social Media

Supervision

Outcomes

After completing the Business Management program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas
  • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Control business processes
Careers

Graduates with an associate degree in Business Management are ready for a range of professional positions, such as: 

  • Manager
  • Manager Associate
  • Operational Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Process Supervisor
  • Supervisor

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:

  • Billing Specialist
  • Financial Specialist
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Owner/Entrepreneur
  • Personal Banker

Resources

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Flexible Learning Options

You can choose from a variety of flexible learning options, including accelerated (8 weeks), online, hybrid and full-semester courses. Out-of-state students can complete the Business Management program completely online without paying out-of-state tution.