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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management (223) Certificate

Purpose: This program satisfies the requirements of local businesses in their continuing search for employees qualified in supervisory and management skills. The objectives have evolved over the life of the program to that of enhancing management potential through a broader based program while also preparing the student to advance to an associate and ultimately to a baccalaureate degree.

Educational or Occupational Objectives: Thomas Nelson’s Business Management certificate program is designed with local businesses in mind. This certificate will equip graduates with marketable supervisory and management skills and prepare them for an associate or baccalaureate degree.

Admission Requirements: VPT placement test scores in writing, reading, and mathematics are used for initial placement in English, mathematics, and required program courses or department approval. Refer to the course descriptions for these requirements. Additionally, students should be proficient in basic keyboarding before entering this program.

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Possible Career Opportunities

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Semester Total Credits 15

Semester Total Credits 15

Total Minimum Credits 30

1For degree-related elective, students may select BUS, IT, or FIN courses.

Program Information (BPSISM)

For additional information about this program visit the Business, Public Services, Information Systems, and Mathematics Division web page, stop by Room 122 Diggs Hall, phone 757-825-2900, or email