Business Management

Business Management

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
 Business Management - A.A.S. Degree 60 cr. Rosemount
 Human Resource Development - Certificate 17 cr. Rosemount
 Multicultural Supervision - Certificate 17 cr. Rosemount
 Quality Improvement - Certificate 17 cr. Rosemount
 Supervisory Leadership - Certificate 17 cr. Rosemount
Program Datasheet: Download Business Management Datasheet  

Major Description

This program provides working adults with the essential knowledge, skills and abilities to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive business environment. Students acquired the competencies that can be universally applied to global and local organizations in the profit, non-profit and public sectors. Students can individualize their degree by selecting an emphasis area through the completion of two of the following certificates:


This program offers Credit for Prior Learning (CPL). Seek credit for life experience to accelerate your progress toward a degree, diploma, or certificate. Visit the Credit for Prior Learning page to learn more.

Business Management Advisor & Instructors
Jabra Kawas
Jabra Kawas
Enrolllment Advisor

Harold Torrence
Harold Torrence
Scott Gunderson
Scott Gunderson
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Program Costs*

Business Management
  Business Management
A.A.S. Degree – 60 credits
Supervisory Leadership
Certificate – 17 credits
Tuition $167.26/cr. $167.26/cr.
Fees $21.45/cr. $21.45/cr.
Textbooks $900 $335
Personal Property Fee $160 $80
Grand Total $12,382.60 $3,623.07
  Human Resource Development
Certificate – 17 credits
Quality Improvement
Certificate – 17 credits
Multicultural Supervision
Certificate – 17 credits
Tuition $167.26/cr. $167.26/cr. $167.26/cr.
Fees $21.45/cr. $21.45/cr. $21.45/cr.
Textbooks $310 $300 $300
Personal Property Fee $10 $20 $20
Grand Total $3,528.07 $3,528.07 $3,528.07

Put Your Tuition on Ice!

That's right. Tuition will remain the same for the next two years, making your degree even more affordable. Learn more about the tuition freeze.

Scholarship Opportunities

Each year, Dakota County Technical College and the DCTC Foundation make more than $200,000 in scholarships available to our students. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

Work-Study & Student Worker Positions

Students looking for ways to help finance their college education can find part-time jobs on campus with various DCTC departments and programs. Deliver your completed Work-Study Application to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and search for openings at College Central Network Services. For more information, you can review Work Study Procedure.

Financial Aid

Step 1: Apply now for financial aid. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
DCTC's Federal School Code: 010402

Step 2: After receiving an official award letter from DCTC, you may apply online for a Federal Stafford Student Loan. Visit the Loans page for more information.

Financial Aid Inforgraphic
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Business Management

Work Environment

Graduates with this training perform successfully in leadership positions in entrepreneurial enterprises, government agencies, companies, corporations and organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. 

Job Outlook

According to CAREERwise Education, Minnesota's career, education and job resource, employment for supervisors and managers is expected to grow by 14.3 percent in the U.S. and 12.4 percent in Southeast Minnesota by the year 2020. CAREERwise: "This career is currently in very high demand."

Career Information

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Transfer Options

Business Management

Articulation Agreements

Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between two or more colleges and universities to accept credits in transfer toward a specific academic program. DCTC has articulation agreements in place for this program with the following schools:

Transfer To Degree Major Offered  
Sorry, there are no Articulation Agreements in place for this program.
Don't worry though, courses in this program may still transfer to other colleges or universities. Visit Transferology for fast and accurate course and transfer equivalency information.

Transfer Resources

TransferologyDo you want to see how your courses transfer to programs at participating colleges and universities? Add the coursework you've taken and use Transferology to find out how it might transfer to any of the participating schools in the Transferology network. Get an account and create a plan now!


Minnesota Transfer.orgMN Your official guide to a seamless transfer experience in Minnesota Higher Education.

Transferring to DCTC?

Whether you're a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or an international student or transferring from high school or a four-year university, DCTC will help you through the process. Visit our Transfer Students page for more information.

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News & Events

Business Management

The Business Management program at DCTC is active throughout the year and makes headlines in college publications. Read about student successes and the accomplishments of our instructors.

Business Management News

Business Management Events

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Clubs & Organizations

Business Management

As a student in DCTC's Supervisory Management program, you have many opportunities to make connections in the design industry through your involvement in professional clubs and organizations.

Student Clubs and Organizations

DCTC features active, industry-relevant clubs for Supervisory Management students right on campus. Getting involved in these clubs allows you to make the most of your college experience and gives you an edge when seeking employment in the field.

For a complete list of extra curricular opportunities at DCTC, visit our Campus Life page.