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Associate of Applied Science
Business Management & Accounting

Jumpstart Your Career in the Business World

Business Management & Accounting: What It’s All About

Would you like to help businesses with their planning, decision-making, and other activities? The goal of our Business Management and Accounting program is simple: to provide you with the foundation you need to launch a rewarding business career!

This versatile, broad-ranging Associate’s degree program prepares you with valuable knowledge and skills in business management, marketing, finance, and other practical areas that apply to real-world business settings. In addition, you’ll enhance your skills in communication, motivation, and other key business traits.

With your degree in Business Management and Accounting, you could build a business career by helping businesses earn more profit. You could climb the corporate ladder at your current workplace or even get ready to operate your own business. The choice is up to you!

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Career Choices
With your degree in Business Management and Accounting, you could seek employment in a range of occupations, such as:

  • Auditing clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business associate
  • Financial clerk
  • Operations coordinator
  • Sales representative
  • Entrepreneur

New Skills & Knowledge
The Business Management and Accounting program teaches the essential knowledge and skills employers need, such as:

  • Computerized accounting
  • Business law
  • Income tax
  • Marketing
  • Databases
  • Business practices
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Motivation
  • Management
  • Communication
  • Professional development
  • Finance and investing

Business Management & Accounting Certifications Prep
When you complete your Business Management and Accounting program, you can take one or more of the following certification exams:1

  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Bookkeeper Certification (NBA)
  • Payroll (NBA)
  • Accounting (NBA)
  • QuickBooks™ (NBA)

Business Management & Accounting Courses

The courses below are just a sample of the courses you may take during your Business Management and Accounting program.

Note: Courses are subject to change and vary by campus.

MAN150 Business Calculations

This course explores the application of business math used in the business and accounting industry. It focuses on the mathematical processes and the day-to-day operations of any business. Students will learn about percentages, sales commissions, discounts and markup. Topics include banking, payroll, taxes, and insurance. Upon completion, students will be able to calculate simple and compound interest, inventory and turnover, and depreciation and measurement.

PRO223 Human Resources and Policies

This course introduces students to the basic functions of the human resource department. The course will cover the primary components of employee orientation, employment status, and the concepts of employment-at-will and right-to-revise clauses.

MAN224 Business Law

This course explores the legal problems facing businesses such as court procedures, contracts, and property law. Students learn the intricacies of fair credit reporting, the Privacy Act, and the legalities of business relationships.

ACC108 Computerized Accounting I

Provides a hands-on approach to learning how automated accounting systems function. Students operate a computerized general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll system. (Prerequisite: ACC102, or with consent of the dean)

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Our College’s Accreditation

CollegeAmerica is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. What does this mean for you? Simply put, you can rest easy knowing that CollegeAmerica has achieved the exacting standards of academics that you’d expect from a quality higher education institution.

Financial Aid & Scholarships for the Business Management & Accounting Program

At most traditional colleges and universities, not only do you have to pay for tuition, but you have to pay for lots of “extras.” This includes expenses like textbooks, learning materials, tutoring, and other fees. At CollegeAmerica, however, we include everything you need to earn your Business Management and Accounting degree. We’ll even provide you with a laptop that you can use in college and keep after you graduate!

In addition, we work hard to make your degree as affordable as possible. Our friendly financial planners will help you find all the scholarships,2 grants, and federal financial aid that you may qualify for.Our scholarships are offered through our Good Neighbor Initiative to help make your Business Management and Accounting degree more affordable. Our scholarship awards aren’t based exclusively on grades, but they are limited in number, so apply today!


“I didn’t want to spend four years on an education. … I wanted something that would meet my needs faster.”
Krista Crawford
Business Management & Accounting (AAS)
Phoenix Campus

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  1. Certifications are not awarded by the college and will typically require extra study and cost during school and/or after graduation.
  2. Grant and scholarship awards are available only to those who qualify, and they are limited in number. For details, visit www.scholarshipca.com.

CollegeAmerica admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

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