Business Management Diploma (MD12)

The Business Management diploma program is designed to prepare students for entry into management positions in a variety of businesses and industries. Learning opportunities will introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement in management. Graduates of the program receive a Business Management diploma.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Business Management diploma program are prepared for employment in a variety of jobs such as small business management, retail management, management trainees, supervisory trainees, entrepreneurship opportunities, leadership, supervisory, and middle management positions in all industries. Positions include, but are not limited to, employee and team leaders, supervisors, and managers in all fields. Business Management graduates will benefit employers by having improved accountability, performance, and supervisory capabilities. Graduates of this program will be better equipped to perform the management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling for optimal results.

Admissions Criteria

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra
Accuplacer 55 60 34 NA
Accuplacer (Next Gen) 224 236 229 NA
Compass 70 32 26 NA
SAT 16 15 18 NA
SAT 270 280 310 NA
ACT 14 13 14 NA
ASSET 37 38 32 NA
PSAT 16 15 18 NA
GED NA 145 145 NA
TABE 461 NA 442 NA

Business Management Diploma Curriculum

The curriculum for the Business Management diploma program is designed for the semester system. A student may enter the program any semester. To graduate, diploma-seeking students must earn a minimum of 47 semester credit hours. The program requires a minimum of 641 contact hours and generally takes 4 semesters to complete.

Program Courses

General Education Core (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I


MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics


Select one (2 Credits)

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development


PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology


Occupational Courses (39 Credits)

COLL 1010College & Career Success Skills


MGMT 1100Principles of Management


MGMT 1105Organizational Behavior


MGMT 1115Leadership


MGMT 1120Introduction to Business


MGMT 1125Business Ethics


MGMT 2115Human Resource Management


MGMT 2125Performance Management


MGMT 2215Team Project


ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I


ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business


Select guided electives in area of concentration (6 Credits)

Program Costs

Tuition ($100 per credit hour): $4,700

Fees ($385 per semester): $1,540

Books/Supplies: $1,200

(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)