Associate of Science,
Business Administration: Management Option

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Strong leadership. It’s the hallmark of every successful business—regardless of industry.  It requires the ability to meet business problems head-on and adapt to business and technology trends. Managers make decisions, develop resources, set policies, take risks and motivate their co-workers and employees. Strong leadership starts with people who have the skills, education, and experience to guide the way.

The Management Option of the business administration major focuses on the functions of management in the business world, including organizational behavior and effective human resource management.  Credits from the management certificate programs can be put towards the degree.  This option prepares you for entry level jobs in the field and/or transfer to the Connecticut State Universities.  Some jobs in this field may require a bachelor’s degree.

  • Develop strong management, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Learn careful data analysis and effective communication
  • Enhance your ability to think critically
  • Gain practical work experience through internship opportunities
  • Qualify for an array of leadership positions
  • Credits from the management certificate programs can be put towards the degree.


Every business, regardless of its size, needs talented managers and administrators to help it succeed. Such employees excel at activities that bring people together to advance business goals through planning, organizing, leading, coordinating, and motivating. A business degree gives you the flexibility to seek employment in a variety of fields and industries. The wide-range of skills that form the core of a business administration program opens doors in education, government, private business and retail. Salaries vary widely based on the industry and one’s level of education. Management professionals with the right experience and credentials are some of the highest paid professionals in the world.

Becoming Connecticut State Community College

STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here for more details about this merger.