The MTC Business Management Adult Student Accelerated Program (ASAP) offers a new and unique way for working adults to fit earning a college degree into their busy lives. By attending class one evening per week, students can earn an associate degree in business management. Between weekly classes, students complete coursework online, on their own schedule. The curriculum is taught one course at a time in an interactive, team-based learning environment.
Degree Associate of Applied Business
Mixture of core business, communications, management, and IT courses; program is completed by attending class one evening per week, one course at a time, in an accelerated format.
- Assistant Manager
- First-line Supervisor
- Insurance Representative
- Office Manager
- Project Manager
- Private Business Consultant
- Sales Manager
The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook is a useful tool for career research on a variety of management, marketing, and human resources positions. http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco1001.htm
The Small Business Administration is an excellent source of information for anyone contemplating going into business. http://www.sba.gov
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
What am I expected to learn?
- Identify and apply strategies managers can use to improve employee performance.
- Demonstrate skills necessary for effective participation in or leadership of workplace teams.
- Use technology to develop, analyze, and effectively communicate information related to a project, a process, or to conduct training.
- Understand legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations.
- Use formal problem-solving approaches to solve ethical dilemmas, customer concerns, and business problems.
- Apply business concepts to create a business plan incorporating financial and management components.
- Develop a marketing plan incorporating new product ideas and strategies.
- Effectively communicate with diverse groups of stakeholders in both written and oral forms.
- Apply methods to effectively organize work, manage time, and establish priorities
- Apply strategies to attract and retain the best talent for organizations.
- Use leadership theory and practice to develop a personal theory of leadership
Admission Limited Enrollment
- MTC Application for Admission and non-refundable application fee.
- Complete the Adult Student Accelerated Program (ASAP) Application .
- Document two years of full-time work experience.
- Submit a commitment essay detailing personal goals for pursuing this program.
- Provide official transcripts—required to have a 2.5/4.00 overall grade point average.
- Official high school transcript or GED results.
- Official college transcript(s), if applicable.
- Complete the Basic Skills Assessment (COMPASS) with placement into English Composition (EN1000), Business Math (BUS1100), and a college reading level - or - successfully complete any required brush-up courses prior to beginning the accelerated program.
- Pass the Technology Skills Test (TST) or completion of Computer Basics (OIS1200) prior to beginning the accelerated program. Any ASAP applicant who needs foundation courses (reading, writing, math) based on COMPASS placement test, must successfully complete these courses before the ASAP begins. Students are encouraged to take the required foundation courses during the spring term.
- Participate in an Adult Student Accelerated Program (ASAP) interview, which will be scheduled with all applicants who have submitted the criteria listed above.