Purpose: With the rapid development of business and industry in Virginia, there is a great demand for qualified personnel to assist business management in this economic growth. This degree is designed primarily for persons who seek full-time employment in business management immediately upon completion of the community college program. Persons who are seeking their first employment in a managerial position and those currently in management seeking promotion may benefit from this program.
Educational or Occupational Objectives: The lessons you learn at Thomas Nelson will make you a great fit for entry-level positions in almost any aspect of the business industry. Become an administrative assistant, junior executive, management trainee, or supervisor. You can also manage a small business or join a corporate general staff. Do not miss out on the change to become marketable and explore all that the business industry has to offer. Other opportunities include:
- Administrative Services Manager
- Advertising Sales Agent
- Advertising and Promotions Manager
- Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
- Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk
- Business Operations Specialist
- Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Manager
- Procurement Clerk
- Property, Real Estate and Community Association Manager
- Purchasing Manager
- Wholesale and Retail Buyer
Admission Requirements: VPT placement test scores in writing, reading, and mathematics are used for initial placement in English, mathematics, and required program courses. Refer to the course descriptions for these requirements. Additionally, students should be proficient in basic keyboarding before entering this program.
Note: The Management curriculum has been approved by the Servicemembers Opportunity College Associate Degree Program for Military Personnel (SOCAD) as a common curriculum in the SOCAD network. Student agreement forms and other information are available in the Office of Continuing Education and Community Services, Off-Campus Programs.
♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.