Glen Oaks Community College

Associate of Applied Science in Business

Are you interested in business-related fields like leadership, management, accounting, finance, and marketing – the basic functions that are required to run a business? Are you an effective communicator and do you enjoy working in teams to plan for success and solve problems?

Glen Oaks offers both the  Associate of Business and  Associate of Applied Science in Business to get you on your path to a career in business.

The Associate of Applied Science in Business is designed to move students more directly into the workplace.

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Program Information

Is this for me?

A degree in business offers a variety of opportunities. Business students gain a general background of business skills including accounting, marketing, finance, sales and management. Students learn how to keep day-to-day operations running smoothly. In addition, they learn to think analytically to make sound financial decisions. These important skills can help prepare one to become a manager or earn a promotion or salary increase.Business majors should possess good communication and critical thinking skills. They enjoy working with people, are detail-oriented and have an interest in a variety of business areas.Invest in your future through a versatile and rewarding career in business.

Employment Information

The Associate of Applied Science in Business degree is designed for those intending to move directly into the workplace upon graduation. This flexible degree offers a wide range of classroom experience in management/marketing, accounting, computers, administrative assistant and medical-related careers.

While earning the AASB, the student must obtain one of the following occupational certificates: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Database Programming, Management/Marketing, Management/Supervision, Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Assistant and Web Page Design.

The Associate of Applied Science in Business degree prepares you for entry-level jobs in:

  • Business
  • Retail
  • Education
  • Customer Service
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Construction
  • Agri-Science
  • Food Service

Graduates are qualified for business-related positions in diverse fields including education, small business, government, advertising, sales, legal, agriculture, construction, transportation, travel, tourism, entertainment, architecture, hospitals and medical-related offices, or in the newspaper/television and radio industry.

Our Faculty

Our Business faculty have worked in business and industry and continued their own education to bring current expertise and experiences to the classroom. Involvement of local professionals also assures programs are relevant. Concepts and practices cover a variety of industries and organizations.