Management - A.A.S. Degree/Certificate

Start Your Management Career with Our Online Program

Best Online Associate Degree in ManagementThe field of business impacts everyone on a regular basis. Obtaining a formal education can help you with the skills and knowledge needed for a wide variety of business management careers. If you thrive in team-oriented environments where critical thinking and problem solving are valued, a career in Management may be for you. 

At ACC, an Associate’s degree in our online Management program can be completed in as few as 24 months. Our certificate option can be completed in just three semesters allowing you to start a new career quickly. 

Career Opportunities

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The Management program at Alvin Community College prepares you for many career opportunities available in the workforce today. We’ll equip you with the knowledge and skills employers want in industries such as hotel, retail, and industrial. Some of the career options available with our degree or certificate are:  

  • Restaurant/Hotel Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Office manager
  • Project Manager
  • Sales consultant
  • Store manager
  • Supervisor

According to Payscale, the average salary in this field is $45,000 in Texas. However, with advanced education, training and experience, salary levels could reach above $100k. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 8 percent growth for management occupations through 2026.  

For more information on career opportunities in Management, please visit Career Coach where you can explore the local job market, take a career assessment, and build a resumé.

What Will I Study?

Our emphasis is to prepare you for a successful career in entry-level management positions or advancement in an already established career.  You will develop technical, marketing, organizational, and behavioral management skills. You will take courses in a wide variety of topics such as: 

  • Information & Project Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Services Marketing Management
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • and more!

The Cooperative education courses serve as internships to help students locate positions within the field of Management.

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MANAGEMENT
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) 

60 credit hours
 
FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER CREDITS

BGMT 1327 - Principles of Management

3

+Select from Communications Core Curriculum

3

+Select from Mathematics Core Curriculum

3

MRKG 1311 - Principles of Marketing

3
SECOND SEMESTER

BGMT 1309 - Information & Project Management

3

BUSG 2309 - Small Business Management

3

HRPO 1311 - Human Relations

3

**POFI 1301 - Computer Applications I or
**BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3
THIRD SEMESTER

BMGT 1305 - Communications in Management

3

HRPO 2301 - Human Resources Management

3
SECOND YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER  

BGMT 1382 - Cooperative Education - Business Administration &
Management, General I

3

BMGT 2303 - Problem Solving & Decision Making

3

+Select from American History Core Curriculum or
+Select from Government/Political Science Core Curriculum

3

MRKG 2349 - Advertising & Sales Promotions

3
 SECOND SEMESTER 

BMGT 2382 - Cooperative Education - Business Administration &
Management, General II

 3

BUSI 1307 - Personal Finance

 3

+Select from Creative Arts Core Curriculum or
+Select from Language, Philosophy & Culture Core Curriculum

 3

*MRKG 1391 - Special Topics in Marketing & Marketing Management

 3
THIRD SEMESTER

HRPO 2303 - Employment Practices

3

+Select from Social & Behavorial Science Core Curriculum

3
MANAGEMENT (A.A.S.) DEGREE – CREDIT HOURS  60

+Denotes core requirement. Speak with Department Chair or Academic Advisor for proper course selection.
*Capstone Course
**Students planning to transfer to a four-year university need to take BCIS 1305.

MANAGEMENT
CERTIFICATE 

30 credit hours
FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER CREDITS

BGMT 1327 - Principles of Management

3

BGMT 1382 - Cooperative Education - Business Administration
& Management, General I

3

BGMT 2303 - Problem Solving & Decision Making

3

MRKG 1311 - Principles of Marketing

3

SECOND SEMESTER

BGMT 2382 - Cooperative Education - Business Administration
& Management, General II

3

BUSG 2309 - Small Business Management

3

HRPO 1311 - Human Relations

3

*MKRG 1391 - Special Topics in Marketing & Marketing
Management

3

THIRD SEMESTER (SUMMER)

**POFI 1301 - Computer Applications I or
**BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3

HRPO 2301 - Human Resource Management

3
MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE – CREDIT HOURS 30

*Capstone Course
**Students planning to transfer to a four-year university need to take BCIS 1305.

*How Much Will the Program Cost?

Approximate costs for the A.A.S. Degree program are $4,400 for in-district students and $7,160 for those out-of-district. This includes tuition and fees. Additional fees for books and supplies may vary.

Approximate costs for the Certificate program are $2,202 for in-district students and $3,582 for those out-of-district. This includes tuition and fees. Additional fees for books and supplies may vary.

For more information on education costs, payment options, payment plans, deadlines and more, visit our Tuition and Fees section.

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.  For more information, visit our Financial Aid section.

*Alvin Community College may change tuition rates and other fees without notice or when so directed by the Board of Regents.

 An education at ACC is very affordable and students receive individual attention throughout their time at ACC.  Once a student graduates from the Management program they can begin a career immediately or transfer to a four-year university and obtain a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science degree (BAAS). There are a variety of concentrations included within any BAAS degree and the Chair of the Management program can assist students with transition to the workforce or a four-year institution. 

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COLLEGE & CAREER PATHWAYS

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