How to Start a Career in Business Management

Three Options = A World of Possibilities

If you’ve been considering a business career, you’ve probably heard about the ever-popular business management degrees and wondered what you could do with them. A better question?

What couldn’t you do with them?

Instilling resourcefulness, creativity, collaboration, and leadership qualities, business management graduates are sought after in both the private and public sectors, making them highly employable in practically any industry that interests them. Better yet, the field is often monetarily and personally fulfilling, with most managers tasked with managing processes and people. Read on to learn how to take charge of your future with an Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Technology degree from the University of Cincinnati Online.

What is Business Management?

From finance and operations to marketing and human resources, business management oversees all aspects of an organization to achieve previously outlined objectives. Business management typically focuses on the big picture, with professionals skilled in strategy, leadership, communication, and problem-solving.

Benefits of a Business Management Degree

The skills gained from earning a business management degree are ideal for anyone entering the job market or looking to advance their career as they are valued across all industries. Additionally, occupations across business, finance, and marketing are expecting a 6-19% job growth over the next 8 years — providing multiple opportunities for a stable career path.

Business Management at UC Online

At the University of Cincinnati Online, we offer three different associate degrees in business management — all of which seamlessly transition you into our Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies program — to help you specialize in the area that most interests you. The curriculum for all three degrees was built to enhance critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills in addition to the core concepts related to each specialty area.

Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Technology, focuses on the fundamental areas of business operations, including marketing, accounting, sales, and operations.

Associate of Applied Business in Marketing Management Technology, focuses on the fundamental areas of marketing and enhances foundational skills in communication, critical thinking, and teamwork.

Associate of Applied Business in Financial Management Technology, focuses on the fundamental skills and expertise needed to leverage a business-management approach to budgeting, forecasting, and analytical processes.

Business Management

Marketing Management

Financial Management

Fully Online
Two-year program
Part-time options
Six program start dates
Secure entry-level positions
Curriculum Focus Management

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fundamentals of HR


  • Digital Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Consumer Behavior


  • Stock Markets & Investments
  • Personal Finance
Possible Careers
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Sales Promotion Coordinator
  • Market Research Interviewer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Collections Specialist
  • Financial Specialist
  • Loan Specialist

Take Charge of Your Future

A recognized and respected credential in both the private and public sectors, the business management degree opens doors to practically any career path or industry. And at UC Online, our three associate degree programs provide a versatile foundation of business-related skills for you to grow in your career — no matter where it takes you.

So, are you ready to get started? Explore our online programs to discover how you can achieve your goals with a business management degree from the University of Cincinnati Online. Or take the first step in unlocking a limitless future and begin your application today.

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