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Residential Faculty - Program Director- General Business
This program is part of the Business & Information Systems Department.
Did you have a lemonade stand when you were young? Ever trade your sandwich with somebody in the lunchroom? How about selling candy bars for a school trip? You may not have known it at the time, but you were doing business. Business, in the broadest sense, describes any commercial, financial, and industrial activity where goods and services are exchanged between two parties.
The Business program at MCC provides quality academic coursework, sound teaching methodologies, and state-of-the-art technologies to help you develop marketable skills that are responsive to the needs of a variety of workplaces. Our programs are designed to give you the competency, tools, and capabilities necessary to successfully contribute to today’s evolving business environment. Our programs also give you what you need to transfer to a four-year university.
The Business program includes five specialty subjects:
- Business Communication
- International Trade
- Small Business
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion, Associate Degrees and Transfer Options for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates, degrees or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Administrative Professional||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Print and Web Applications Specialist||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Production Applications Specialist||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist /Advanced Track I||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced Track II||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic - Track I||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic Track II||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Entrepreneurial Studies Level I||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Entrepreneurial Studies Level II||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||General Business||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Insurance Studies||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||International Trade||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Management||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Marketing||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Organizational Leadership||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Project Management||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Retail Management||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Technology Support Analyst||Pathway Map|
MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Administrative Professional||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||ABUS-GR||Associate in Business General Requirements||Course List|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - Bookkeeping Technician Track VII||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - Business Communication Track I||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - International Trade Track V||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - Management Track II||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - Marketing Track III||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - Project Management Track VI||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Business - Real Estate Track IV||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||General Business||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Insurance Studies||Course List|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Organizational Management||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Retail Management||Pathway Map|
Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination.
Below are some transfer options that may be available to you. Please contact Academic Advisement to learn more.
|At MCC, get an...||Transfer to...||To get a...|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||Arizona State University||Bachelor of Science in Accountancy|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||Arizona State University||Bachelor of Science in Finance|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||Arizona State University||Bachelor of Science in Management|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||Arizona State University||Bachelor of Science in Management (Entrepreneurship)|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||Arizona State University||Bachelor of Science in Marketing|
|Associate in Business - General Requirements||Arizona State University||Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management|
The Business program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.
|Occupation / Title||Annual Median Wage|
|Administrative Services Managers||$76,910|
|Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$62,010|
|Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,100|
|Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators||$58,340|
|Computer User Support Specialists||$46,960|
|Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants||$50,840|
|First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers||$38,040|
|General and Operations Managers||$81,030|
|Industrial Production Managers||$87,490|
|Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage||$60,650|
|Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks||$37,840|
|Insurance Sales Agents||$42,400|
|Managers, All Other||$93,690|
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||$58,940|
|Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive||$34,000|
|Social and Community Service Managers||$58,400|
|Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$68,530|
|Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.|
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Meet with an Advisor
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
Advising for the Business program is available through the Business & Information Systems department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.