Business Management (online) Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Prepare for a career in management-related fields with a degree in business management.

The online business management degree gives you the flexibility needed to balance your work, school, and home life. You’ll have 24/7 access to course materials, giving you the freedom to work from anywhere at any time.

As an online business management student, you’ll learn:

Management skills. Classes focus the skills you’ll needs as a manager, such as: on human resources management, communication, problem solving, business ethics and social responsibility.

Business operations. Learn how to effective organize, lead, and control business operations.

Functional areas of business. You’ll gain a general understating of accounting and financial methods, marketing, and the international role and impact on business.

This major is also available on-campus.

Why choose an online degree?
Convenience
  • Accessible online anywhere in the world
  • Flexible scheduling – take classes on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Continue to work and be at home with your family
  • Transfer-friendly programs shorten time to complete your degree
Value
  • In-state tuition rate for all students, regardless of residency
  • Same rigor as on-campus programs
  • Regional accreditation plus professional accreditations by program (e.g., ACBSP, ATMAE, CAHIIM, CODA)
Service
  • One-on-one interaction with faculty
  • Online tutoring
  • Textbooks and course materials available for purchase online through The College Store
  • Graduates can participate in Commencement
Class Delivery
  • Classes delivered asynchronously through P.L.A.T.O. (Platform for Learning And Teaching Online)
  • No required campus visits

Program Specs

Out-of-State Resident Tuition
  • Starting fall 2017, any out-of-state student enrolled in an online degree program will receive the in-state tuition rate.
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After Graduation

Career Opportunities

Entry-level management trainee positions in manufacturing, retailing, banking, insurance, marketing, and government.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for first-line supervisors of retail sales workers was $38,550 in May 2017. The top 10 percent earned more than $66,120.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
General Merchandise Stores247,510$19.43$40,410
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only)156,000$20.54$42,720
Clothing Stores117,370$20.08$41,770
Building Material and Supplies Dealers91,310$21.69$45,120
Gasoline Stations90,650$17.24$35,860

Statistics reported in May 2017

Transfer Procedures

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Clubs & Activities

Student Government Association (SGA)

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

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Business Administration Advisory Committee

  • Mr. Chris W Frantz, '05, Executive Director of Marketing & Sales, Savoy Contract Furniture
  • Mr. Mickey C Locey, '91, President/Co-founder, mXtr Automation
  • Ms. Valerie Reynolds, Owner, My Way Media
  • Mr. Samuel R Ryder, Vice President - Business Banking, First National Bank
  • Mr. Ray Thompson, President, Supply Source Inc.

Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

Contact information

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701

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