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Business Management

Our mission is to graduate students considered proficient at the two-year level with either an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) or Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree. The Business Management and Accounting Programs at Morton College will prepare students for successful careers in public accounting, industry, and related fields, or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Morton College's Business Management programs develop skilled managers who are prepared to run businesses and organizations efficiently and profitably and informed leaders who can solve problems and communicate effectively.

Our mission is to graduate students considered proficient at the two-year level with either an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) or Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree. The Business Management and Accounting Programs at Morton College will prepare students for successful careers in public accounting, industry, and related fields, or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Morton College's Business Management programs develop skilled managers who are prepared to run businesses and organizations efficiently and profitably and informed leaders who can solve problems and communicate effectively.

Associate in Applied Science in Business Management

The Associate in Applied Science in Business Management degree prepares students for a business career immediately after graduation. It includes basic course in accounting, economics, business and business law.

Business Management Certificate Career Certificate

The Business Management Certificate Career Certificate prepares students for a business career, includes basic courses in accounting, economics, business and business law and can be completed in as little as one year.

Many of the courses can transfer to four-year institutions. For more information, visit the program home page.

Business Management

  • Do you have strong communication skills?
  • Do you like planning both large and small projects?
  • Do you want to see the direct results of your efforts?

You could have a career in business, accounting, management or marketing!

Education – The Path to a Management Career

While a career in Business Management can be rewarding, a challenging economy has created intense competition for good management positions. In this environment, what sets successful candidates apart for many employers are the skills and knowledge that only a quality education can provide.

Morton College's Business Management programs create not only skilled managers who are prepared to run businesses and organizations efficiently and profitably, but also informed leaders who solve problems and communicate effectively.

For more details, download an informational brochure.

Employment Outlook

According to the National Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), demand for professionally trained employees is expected to be strong over the next 10 years and job prospects for customer service representatives are expected to be excellent. In addition, hiring of human resource, training and labor relations managers is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations (17% through 2016).

College graduates with related experience, a high level of creativity and strong computer skills should have the best job opportunities in advertising, marketing and sales.

Professional managers should expect to earn attractive salaries, with office and administrative service managers' salaries ranging from $35,000 to over $50,000.

Potential Occupations for Business Management Program Students

  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Credit Manager
  • Financial Planning Assistant
  • Personal Banker
  • Supervisor

You could have a career in business, accounting, management or marketing!

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