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Academic Catalog
    Sep 23, 2021  
Catalog 2015-2016 
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management Development, AAS

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No. of Credits: 60-61
Contact: (vacant), Chair, Business and Technology Division;
M. Klinger, Program Coordinator

This degree program prepares students who are currently employed as well as those without prior work experience to develop the skills required of managers in a variety of business settings. Beginning courses expand the students’ skills in a number of disciplines, while upper-level courses and electives allow students to specialize to suit their career plans.

Students may transfer this degree to University of Maryland University College or Capitol College. To assure maximum transferability of credits, students are urged to consult with an academic advisor early in this program of study. Cooperative education is available in this program. This program is fully available online.

The Management Development Associate of Applied Science degree program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. Accreditation information may be obtained from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, 7007 College Boulevard, Suite 420, Overland, KS 66211; (913) 339-9356;

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

program supervisors, office managers, account supervisors, sales representatives, junior budget analysts, first-line supervisors, purchasing agents, lending officers, and mid-level managers

Transfer Options:

A complete list of all transfer opportunities can be found on the Transfer Services page

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will

  1. Successfully apply basic business principles and theories in a variety of organizational settings
  2. Express the interpersonal relationships necessary to the successful integration of customer, management and employees
  3. Logically interpret, analyze and summarize the results of financial information
  4. Communicate effectively in a professional environment
  5. Apply appropriate analytic, problem solving and decision making skills in business situations
  6. Analyze contracts from a legal and business perspective

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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