Business Management

91

Recent Graduates

There are 91 recent graduates of this Madison College program.

94%

Student Satisfaction

94% of our recent graduates report they are satisfied with their Madison College education.

$44k

Annual Salary

Our recent graduates of this program reported an average starting salary of $43,812.

Associate Degree

Program Number: 101023

Credits: 62

Area of Study: Business

Delivery Method:
100% In Person*
100% Online*
Some Online / Some In Person*

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $8,758.65
Materials/Supplemental Costs
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$1,426.42
Other Costs
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$0.00
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Total Estimated Program Costs*:
Overview

The Business Management associate degree program at Madison College will give you the skills needed to supervise or manage a department or business. Get real-world insights from our instructors as they prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s business climate. 

MATC Business Management Students Studying

Once admitted to the Business Management program, you may choose to double major in Human Resource Management or Finance with one or two more semesters of study. If you want to double major, consult an academic advisor first. 

Once you earn your Business Management associate degree here, you can transfer to a four-year institution and earn your bachelor's degree.

Program Details

Students in the Business Management program can attend full or part time. Start classes in September, October, January, March or June. 

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

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

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

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Your Advantage at Madison College

Learn from faculty members who have years of business experience.

  • Courses focus on active learning through simulations, cases and sharing of business experiences–not on passive textbook learning.
  • Courses are offered online, online live, face-to-face or 8-week accelerated delivery.
  • Full-time or part-time options are available.
  • Career pathways available to double major in Human Resources and transfer to four-year institutions.
Admission

To Apply
 

  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

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

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Transfer

Madison College has the following Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review the list and identify the right college or university to earn your bachelor’s degree. 

After you identify your best transfer options, review the steps to transfer, attend transfer events, and meet with your program advisor every semester to keep your transfer plans on track.

Wisconsin Schools

Details
Students who complete any associate degree at Madison Area Technical College will have no additional general education core curriculum requirements to meet but must satisfy the Kirkpatrick Signature Series requirement. This applies to students who are pursuing a bachelors of arts, bachelors of science or bachelors of fine arts at Bellevue University.
Details
Per the agreement, students must complete the associates of arts, associates of science or associates of applied science with an overall GPA of a 2.0 prior to transferring. Articulation agreement is for students who graduate from appropriate program and wish to pursue one of the following degrees at Capella: Bachelor of Science in Business specializations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety specializations, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (must hold a valid RN license) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Details
Entering students who have completed Madison College general education courses with a grade of "C-" or better may apply them toward satisfying Stritch Liberal Arts requirements.
Details
A student who completes an associate of arts, associate of science or associates of applied science is considered part of the ‘advanced core‘. The Advanced Core requires students to have earned at least 64 credits of transfer. If students transfer prior to completion or with less than 64 credits they will be considered part of the standard core and credits will be evaluated on a course by course basis.
Details
Students will be granted admission to a bachelors degree program upon completion of an approved transfer program at Madison College. Students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater while at Madison College. Regardless of the number of credits transferred students must complete at least 25% of their baccalaureate degree credits at Herzing University University University.
Details
Student who earn an Associate Degree from Madison College can transfer a minimum of 60 credits and a maximum of 72 credits to Lakeland College to be applied to the requirements of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree.
Details
The terms of the Leadership & Org Studies agreement are limited to students who complete an associates of applied science degree and are admitted to the Organizational Studies emphasis of the Leadership and Organizational Studies at UW O. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. The terms of the Human Services Leadership agreement are limited to students who have complete an associates of applied science degree and have been admitted to the Human Services Leadership degree at UW O. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Details
Students who complete the business management program can transfer up to 62 credits toward the Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Leadership offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

Non-Wisconsin Schools

Details
Students who complete any associate degree at Madison Area Technical College will have no additional general education core curriculum requirements to meet but must satisfy the Kirkpatrick Signature Series requirement. This applies to students who are pursuing a bachelors of arts, bachelors of science or bachelors of fine arts at Bellevue University.
Details
Per the agreement, students must complete the associates of arts, associates of science or associates of applied science with an overall GPA of a 2.0 prior to transferring. Articulation agreement is for students who graduate from appropriate program and wish to pursue one of the following degrees at Capella: Bachelor of Science in Business specializations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety specializations, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (must hold a valid RN license) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Details
Students graduating with an associate degree from MATC with a 2.0 GPA or higher are guaranteed admissions into CSU-Global and can transfer up to 64 semester credits from MATC to be applied toward earning a Bachelor’s Degree at CSU-Global.
Details
A student who completes an associate of arts, associate of science or associates of applied science is considered part of the ‘advanced core‘. The Advanced Core requires students to have earned at least 64 credits of transfer. If students transfer prior to completion or with less than 64 credits they will be considered part of the standard core and credits will be evaluated on a course by course basis.
Details
Franklin University will guarantee acceptance of all Madison College graduates with an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate of Applied Science. Madison College graduates will have junior standing at Franklin University and may transfer additional credits (up to a maximum of 94) toward their baccalaureate degree.
Details
Students will be granted admission to a bachelors degree program upon completion of an approved transfer program at Madison College. Students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater while at Madison College. Regardless of the number of credits transferred students must complete at least 25% of their baccalaureate degree credits at Herzing University University University.
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 from Madison College 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

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  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    201720182019
    Number of Program Graduates978691
    Number of Surveys Sent948591
    Number of Surveys Returned564052
    Percent of Surveys Returned59.60%47.10%57.10%
    Available for Employment534048
    Percent Available for Employment94.60%100.00%92.30%
    Not in Labor Market304
    Percent Not in Labor Market5.40%0.00%7.70%
    Available for Employment

    201720182019
    Graduates Employed514046
    Percent of Graduates Employed96.20%100.00%95.80%
    Employed in Related Occupation362929
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation70.60%72.50%63.00%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation151117
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation29.40%27.50%37.00%
    Employed - No Response000
    Percent Employed - No Response0.00%0.00%0.00%
    Seeking Employment202
    Percent Seeking Employment3.80%0.00%4.20%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    201720182019
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4)3.43.43.4
    Number of Satisfaction Responses564052
    Very Satisfied (4)261623
    Percent Very Satisfied46.40%40.00%44.20%
    Satisfied (3)292326
    Percent Satisfied51.80%57.50%50.00%
    Unsatisfied (2)013
    Percent Unsatisfied0.00%2.50%5.80%
    Very Unsatisfed (1)100
    Percent Very Unsatisfied1.80%0.00%0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    201720182019
    Number of Primary Reason Responses564052
    Preparation for Getting a Job141012
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job25.00%25.00%23.10%
    Career Change776
    Percent Career Change12.50%17.50%11.50%
    Improvement of Existing Skills231515
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills41.10%37.50%28.80%
    Preparation for Further Education9610
    Percent Preparation for Further Education16.10%15.00%19.20%
    Personal Interest208
    Percent Personal Interest3.60%0.00%15.40%
    Other121
    Percent Other1.80%5.00%1.90%
    When Employment was Obtained

    201720182019
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses503346
    Before Enrollment231021
    Percent Before Enrollment46.00%30.30%45.70%
    While Attending the College101915
    Percent While Attending the College20.00%57.60%32.60%
    After Training at the College17410
    Percent After Training at the College34.00%12.10%21.70%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    201720182019
    Number of Employment Location Responses514046
    In College District373536
    Percent In College District72.50%87.50%78.30%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District856
    Percent of In Wisconsin15.70%12.50%13.00%
    Outside of Wisconsin204
    Percent Outside Wisconsin3.90%0.00%8.70%
    Employer Location Unknown400
    Percent Location Unknown7.80%0.00%0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend201720182019
    Full Time Employment (Related Job)Full Time Salary Count282326
    Average Monthly Wage$3,486 $3,310 $3,651
    Average Hourly Wage$20.27 $19.24 $21.23
    Average Work Hours per Week43.842.644.8
    Part Time Employment (Related Job)Part Time Salary Count431
    Average Hourly Wage$19.52 $23.87 $15.00
    Average Work Hours per Week24.629.327
  • Graduate Employers
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2019
    Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
    Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Project Manager
    Class 8 Funding Inc Office Manager Oconomowoc
    Department of Veterans Affairs Program Support Assistant Middleton
    Dept of Health Services Policy Analyst
    Dodge County Country Conservationist Juneau
    Harken Shipping/Inventory Supervisor Pewaukee
    Ho-Chunk Nation Front Desk Supervisor Baraboo
    Home Instead Senior care Caregiver Manager
    International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Member Services Specialist
    J.M. Wilson Corporation Underwriter
    JG Development Project Coordinator Blue Mounds
    Kathy Workman Manager New Glarus
    Madison Area Technical College Testing Coordinator
    Maple Bluff Country Club Assistant Golf Professional
    Rhyme Business Products Contract Administrator Portage
    Ross University School of Medicine Admissions Administrator Miramar FL
    Schoepp Motors Inc Account Executive Middleton
    Silver Spring Foods Inc Quality Technician Eau Claire
    The Davenport Hotels Sales & Catering Coordinator Spokane WA
    Thrive WI Human Resources Assistant
    Unity Point Health-Meriter Health Unit Coordinator
    Unity Point Health-Meriter-McKee Clinic Superintendent
    UW Health Clinic Ambulatory Access Supervisor
    Walgreens Store Manager Fort Atkinson
    Walgreens Distribution Center Warehouse Manager Windsor
    Wells Fargo Bank Personal Banker Golden Valley MN
    Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ Assistant Director of Finance DeForest

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    ** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

    *** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at jobpostings@madisoncollege.edu

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Flexible Learning Options

You can choose from a variety of flexible learning options including online, online live, classroom, or accelerated (8 week). Out-of-state students can complete the Business Management program completely online without paying out-of-state tuition.