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Associate Degree Program

If you are interested in a career in leadership, this business program will prepare you for management positions in all types of organizational settings. Students gain knowledge and skills in training and development, human resources, organizational behavior, and strategic development. Management students also take courses in accounting, computers, law, and communication. The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

This program is offered at the Dover, Georgetown, and Wilmington Campuses.

What You Can Do
  • Training specialist
  • Supervisor/Manager
  • Entrepreneur/business owner
  • Human resources generalist
  • Office manager
What You Will Earn

Competitive starting salary ranging from $18,000 - $36,000.

What You Will Learn

Upon completing your academic program, you will have developed the following knowledge and skills:

Program Graduate Competencies

The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.

  1. Integrate professional, ethical and legal standards into business practice.
  2. Employ the various theories of management and marketing in a business.
  3. Utilize management functions, roles, and interpersonal skills to lead/manage first-level employees regardless of organizational size.
  4. Apply the principles of human resource management to organizations.
  5. Analyze and apply the strategic management process to organizations.

Core Curriculum Competencies

The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as an associate degree graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.

  1. Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  2. Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
  3. Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
  5. Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively.
  6. Use computer technology appropriate to the field.
  7. Use scientific and mathematical reasoning appropriate to the technology.

Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree?

This is a Connected Degree program that enables you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior. See an academic counselor for details!