Business Management

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Mequon Campus, Oak Creek Campus, West Allis Campus
  • Pathway: Business & Management
  • Program Code: 10-102-3
  • Offering: In-class, Online
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August/Janaury

About the Business Management degree


Attain a strong foundation in a range of areas including supervision, business communications, office technologies, human resources and marketing. Students have the opportunity to select courses with a career-ready emphasis or with a four-year college/university transfer emphasis; the career-ready courses may be taken in class or entirely online.

Opportunities exist within different types of firms, as well as operating your own business.

You can earn the Business Management Trainee certificate and Business Management technical diploma on the way to completing this associate degree.

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Business Management diploma

Move forward toward your career goals with a strong foundation of business knowledge including management, business communications, office technologies, accounting and risk management, through this program.

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Business Management Trainee

Get a strong start to enter the job market with knowledge of the key components of business, including the fundamentals of accounting, management and insurance concepts.

Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) BADM-106 MS Office for Business Applications ^ 3
(1) BADM-110 Business Communications With Technology ^
(or) ENG-208 Technical Communications ‡
(or) ENG-202 English 2 ‡ *
(1) BADM-134 Business Organization and Management ^ 3
(1) ENG-195 Written Communication ^
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡ *
(2) ACCTG-110 Financial Accounting ^
(or) ACCTG-111 Accounting 1
(2) BADM-192 Risk Management and Insurance ^ 3
(2) ENG-197 Technical Reporting
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course*
(2) MKTG-102 Marketing Principles 3
(3) BADM-104 Business Statistics ‡ 3
(3) BADM-145 Small Business Management ‡ ^
(or) LOGMGT-146 Operations Management
(3) BADM-165 Legal Environment of Business 3
(3) ECON-195 Economics
(or) ECON-202 Principles of Microeconomics
(or) Any 200-level ECON course*
(3) MATH-107 College Mathematics ‡ ^
(or) Any 200-level MATH course*
(3) SOCSCI-197 Contemporary American Society
(or) Any 200-level SOCSCI course*
(4) BADM-120 Business Analysis ‡ ^ 3
(4) BADM-155 Management Principles ‡ 3
(4) ELECTIVES (Six 100-level credits needed) 6
(4) MATH-123 Math With Business Applications ‡
(or) Any 200-level MATH course*
(4) PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course*

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Business Management technical diploma.
* Students seeking transfer to a four-year college should take 200-level courses.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas
  • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Control business processes


Career Outlook

Graduates of the Business Management program locate employment in a wide cross-section of businesses, from large industrial companies to small service-oriented franchises, as well as in self-employment.

Possible Careers



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Business & Management Academic & Career Pathway

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Main Building, Room M312-314
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 08/21/2020