Business Management

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Learn business management concepts and hands-on applications of accounting, economics, business law, management, and marketing.

2 Year Degree

Associate in Applied Science • 60 Credit Hours

1 Year Certificate

Certificate in Applied Science • 30 Credit Hours

Associate Degree Overview

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Management provides students with a basic knowledge of business organization and procedures. The program is designed for persons who are seeking full-time employment in an entry-level management position. This program applies business and management concepts and provides hands-on technological applications for accounting, economics, business law, management, and marketing.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Business Management A.A.S. Degree Program, the graduate will be able to demonstrate:

  • basic knowledge of business organization and procedures
  • basic knowledge of business tools including computers and other communications equipment
  • a broad understanding of the global economy and its impact on business management
  • understanding of basic accounting principles and practices and basic management functions demonstrate understanding of basic business legal and ethical principles
  • knowledge in general education
  • effective skills in communication, problem-solving, and decision making

Potential Careers

The program qualifies graduates for many positions, including entry-level jobs such as:

  • office manager
  • administrative support professional
  • bookkeeping

Skill Sets

Skill sets are for those interested in acquiring or strengthening select business skills for the workplace or job market.

  • General Business
  • Small Business Management
  • Travel/Tourism

Certificate Overview

Upon successful completion of the College Certificate Business Management Program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of business organization and procedures
  • Demonstrate effective skills in business communication
  • Demonstrate knowledge in college-level math and business tools, including computer applications

Program Implementation

Full-time day, part-time evening. (Students should see advisor for recommended course sequencing.)

Estimate Your Costs

Eastern is one of the most affordable colleges in the United States!

Rates are for 2022-2023 and based on two full-time (12 credit hour) semesters. Rates are subject to change and do not include books, academic supplies, or student fees.

Tuition Rates Eastern WV 2-Year Colleges WV 4-Year Colleges
West Virginia Residents $3,840 $4,776 $12,410
Non-Residents $8,520 $10,152 $26,096

Program Is Eligible for West Virginia Invests


Admissions Requirements

Eastern adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission.