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Contact: Regina MartinezTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: rmartinez298@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Small Business Management, AS

Business Division
This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • General and Operations Managers

      General and Operations Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-1021.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $130.77

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $112,476.35
      Annual Job Openings
      29,182

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Sales Managers

      Sales Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-2022.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $130.63

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $119,645.81
      Annual Job Openings
      8,269

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Administrative Services Managers

      Administrative Services Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-3011.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $86.50

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $104,249.85
      Annual Job Openings
      4,369

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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  • Small Business Management, AS

    Business Division
    This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

    This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
    BUSM 10Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement3
    BUSM 20Principles of Business3
    BUSM 60Human Relations in Business3
    BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
    BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
    BUSM 66Small Business Management3
    BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
    CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
    Total Units29.5

    Recommended Electives

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSM 81Work Experience in Business1-4
    BUSM 85Special Issues in Business2
    BUSS 85Special Issues in Marketing2

    The Small Business Management faculty recommends that students complement their studies with selected elective courses chosen from the list above. Students should meet with a professor of Small Business Management to help them determine which electives would best suit their career plans.
     

    Business Management Website

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence  

  • Business: Small Business Management - Level I

    Business Division
    Certificate E0529

    Small Business has been described as the engine of change within the economy. The Business: Small Business Management - Level I Certificate exposes students to the fundamentals of managing and planning a small business. Upon completion students may qualify for an entry-level management position in a small business. Entrepreneurs may use this certificate as a means to plan and develop new business ventures.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSM 20Principles of Business3
    BUSM 66Small Business Management3
    BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
    Total Units9

    Special Information

    Students receiving financial aid need to declare the Level III Certificate as their goal to meet Financial Aid requirements.
     

    Business Management Website

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence   

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Department Contact

Contact: Regina MartinezTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: rmartinez298@mtsac.edu

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Location: Building 79-3200Phone: (909) 274 - 5253