Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Technology
In the 21st century, business operations are becoming more complex, and the demand for salaried managers and administrators is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations. One of the most effective assets you can have in order to be a part of this sought-after management group is an Associate of Applied Business degree in business management technology from Kent State University at Ashtabula.
This degree provides an excellent core consisting of written and oral communication, management skills, accounting, marketing, e-commerce, economics, liberal arts courses and more. In addition, the program offers technical options that allow you to specialize your studies. With a minimum of 7 to 11 credit hours from a particular field of study; you can choose options in diverse areas including marketing/sales, entrepreneurship/small business, manufacturing management and general business management. In some cases you will have the opportunity for an internship, to help you link theory with hands-on experience.
Depending on the concentration you choose, all or many of the credits earned in the associate's degree can also be applied to the bachelor's degree in Business Management. Early consultation with a College of Business Administration advisor is strongly encouraged.
Depending on the area of specialty you choose, the Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Technology will prepare you for positions related to:
- E-commerce management
- Industrial management
- Manufacturing management
- Retail management
- Retail sales
- Small business management