College of the Mainland offers an Associate of Arts degree in Business, an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration-Management, a Management Certificate, an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting, and a certificate in Professional Bookkeeping.
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting provides students with skills and knowledge necessary to manage and keep track of an organization’s money and financial records. The Accounting AAS includes courses required for students wishing to pursue a career in accounting.
The Professional Bookkeeper certificate offers students the skills and knowledge necessary for an entry level bookkeeping position. It allows students the opportunity to enter the workforce in an accounting related field after successful completion of 18 credit hours in business and accounting coursework.
An Associate of Arts (AA) in business prepares the student with basic knowledge of foundational components in business administration. An AA in Business can open many doors of opportunity. The student may choose to continue higher studies in a 4-year institution and/or choose to look for employment in different areas like accounting, marketing, management, finance, sales, etc.
Business Administration - Entrepreneurship
The Business Administration degree with an Emphasis in Entrepreneurship helps entrepreneurs avoid common mistakes that keep many small businesses from succeeding. This option will provide the basic knowledge needed to start a new business or manage and grow a small business successfully.
Business Administration - Management
The Business Administration Program is designed to give students a substantial business background that can be applied to any industry from entrepreneurial start-ups to large corporate offices. The student will receive a broad foundation in understanding business organization, and gain basic management, computer, accounting, and marketing skills.
The Business Administration degree in Management enables students to move into a variety of entry-level management positions in the fields of sales, advertising, human resources, office management, and other related areas.
The Management certificate is a 24 credit hour certificate designed to provide students the knowledge and skills required to enter the workforce in an entry-level business related field.
Business Administration - Marketing
The Business Administration degree with an Emphasis in Marketing will prepare the student with basic marketing skills and strategies.