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What Is Business Administration – Management C.S.?

A business management certificate is a short-term education program that covers the basics of the business world. Students will learn about basic management principles, human resource management and business practices. Students will also learn basic accounting and communication skills. This program offers a certificate instead of a degree.

A certificate in Business Administration – Management can open doors for the unskilled worker or help brush up on skills for someone who is already working in the business world. Whether a student owns a small business or is looking for ways to boost his or her marketability, this certificate will be beneficial.

Occupation Overview

Students who choose a career in management have the option to work in a variety of fields. They will organize and coordinate business activities to aid in achieving a business’ goals.

Occupational Outlook

Depending on job experience and additional education, positions in management that have a bright outlook include construction manager, crop and livestock manager, emergency management specialist, farmers and ranchers, general and operations managers, green house and nursery manager, hospital administrator, medical records administrator and quality control manager. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high growth industries.

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Business Administration – Management Careers

SCC graduates with a management certificate of specialization (C.S.) are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: food service manager, retail manager and shift supervisor.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, people well established in a food service management career earn a mean average of $46,770.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Degree Name: Management C.S.
Degree or Program: Business Administration
Degree Type: Certificate of Specialization
A Certificate of Specialization in Management targets people already in the workforce, seeking to improve skills or wanting to obtain new skills. The specialized certificate requireds 15 credit hours, no general education credits and consists of five classes.
General Education Requirements 0
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 201 Principles of Management 3
ELECTIVE COURSES: Pick Three (3) 9
Any ACT 3
Any BUS 3
Any ECO 3

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Certificates of Specialization are for people who desire information or skills in a specific area that is usually related to their current job. Students must complete specific program requirements as listed under each program in the catalog. They can usually be completed in a short period of time. The credit hours earned can be applied toward a Certificate of Achievement and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in the related field, should the student wish to continue study.