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Business Management Associates Degree

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Our associate’s degree in Business Management prepares you to move up to supervisory jobs.

Develop the skills for a leadership job by earning an Associate of Applied Science in Business Management.

Aimed at working adults and career changers, as well as younger students who are new to the work force, our associate’s degree in business management provides a strong foundation for career development.

Southwest Virginia Community College welcomes students from all walks of life. We’ll provide all the support you need to complete your business management associate’s degree, including:

  • Affordable costs. You’ll pay reasonable tuition for your management associate’s degree, with financial aid to help you fit the expenses into your budget.
  • Caring faculty. Professors in our management program will get to know you on a personal basis and work hard to ensure your success.
  • Flexible course times. We offer evening, nighttime, and online courses so you can earn the management associate’s degree with minimal disruption to your work and family routines.
  • Advising and counseling. Our academic advisors and career counselors will help you meet any need you might have, from finding a tutor to conducting a job search.

You’ll graduate with a management associate’s degree from an accredited community college that meets top-notch academic standards.

Build the Marketable Skills You Need to Move Into a Management Career

The business management associate’s degree includes courses in various business subjects

The associate’s degree in business management helps you build the skills for effective supervision, communication, and decision making. You’ll take courses in accounting, project management, business, marketing, and business law. The management program includes a supervised internship or independent project.

With a management associate’s degree, you’ll be ready to succeed in jobs such as:

  • Branch manager
  • Department head
  • Shift supervisor
  • Office manager
  • Executive assistant


To learn more about the career opportunities you can unlock with an associate degree in business management, contact Program Adviser Dr. Loretta Beavers,, 276.964.7709 or contact Southwest Virginia Community College at 276.964.7238 or

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View the complete list of course requirements for the Business Management Associates Degree at SWCC

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