Business Management

Business Management

Degree Type

60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code


Time to Degree

2 years

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn





Business managers set objectives, delegate tasks and manage personnel while providing solid leadership to ensure success. In this program, acquire a broad business background to enhance the ability to make sound decisions. Learn how to plan, organize, direct and evaluate business functions essential for a business to run productively and efficiently.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2022 Start

  • Submit application by August 1, 2022
  • Complete checklist items by August 8, 2022

Spring 2023 Start

  • Submit application by January 3, 2023
  • Complete checklist items by January 9, 2023

Summer 2022 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any laptop

How To Apply

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Admissions Advisor.


Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at

Those working in business management roles who are driven and motivated are most successful in helping lead a team meet organizational goals. Strong business managers are dependable, reliable and have a great deal of integrity. If you are an effective communicator with a take-charge attitude, a career in business management may be right for you.

  • Assistant Manager
  • Production Specialist
  • Account Coordinator
  • Business Development Specialist
  • Personal Banker

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

$49,700 – $100,000+ annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?


Practice skills through simulated workplace projects, including supplier evaluation and selection, customer loyalty programs and creating business plans.


Gain hands-on experience with Microsoft Office products, LivePlan and Minitab.


Learn from and network with guest speakers from well-respected local companies.

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High School Dual Credit

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Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired through prior coursework, work experience and more.

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Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

College Program Name Credit Awards
Concordia University - WisconsinBA Business Managementup to 60
Devry UniversityBS Business Administration60
Marquette UniversityBS Business Administrationup to 59
Mount Mary UniversityBA Business Administration39+electives
Upper Iowa UniversityBS Business Administration30+electives
UW-MilwaukeeBBA Business Degrees in Lubar School of Businessup to 60
UW-StoutBS Management (100% online)up to 60
College Program Name Credit Awards
Cardinal StritchAny Bachelor Degree in the College of Business and Management60+
Franklin UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeJunior Standing
Grand Canyon UniversityAny Bachelors10% tuition discount
Lakeland UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeJunior Standing, Credits Vary, 20% tuition discount
Ottawa UniversityBachelor of Arts or Sciencesup to 80, and 20%+ tuition discount for WCTC grads
UW-Green BayOrganizational Leadership - Bachelor of Applied StudiesBlock of 60 credits
UW-StoutBS Career, Technical Education & Training (100% online)up to 60
UW-WhitewaterBA Arts and Sciences60+
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership50-70


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