Degrees and Certificates
Why Choose This Program
A degree in Business builds a strong foundation in general business topics and gives you the ability to choose to concentrate in accounting, finance, sales, management, or marketing. Each elective area focuses your practical knowledge in your field of study and provides opportunities to apply these skills in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in decision-making, interpersonal communication, critical thinking, project management and problem-solving.
The Business Transfer Pathway AS is a great choice for students who want to start at SCTCC and transfer to earn a bachelor's degree at one of the seven Minnesota State universities. All courses directly transfer into designated bachelor's degree programs.
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- Decision Making
- Critical Thinking
- Project Management
- Problem Solving
- Strategic Planning and Implementation
Graduates entering the work environment are likely to be employed in a variety of public and private organizations within the areas of professional sales, customer service, management, marketing, purchasing, banking, recovery, financial services, and accounting within retail, and business-to-business organizations.
The associate’s degree in Business fully transfers to a Business bachelor’s degree program at any one of the seven Minnesota State universities:
- Bemidji State University
- Metropolitan State University
- Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Minnesota State University, Moorhead
- St. Cloud State University
- Southwest Minnesota State University
- Winona State University
Accelerated 3-Year Program with St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State University’s Herberger Business School has developed an accelerated 3-year business program in partnership with St. Cloud Technical and Community College. This program gives you the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree in Business Management at SCTCC and a Bachelor of Science degree in General Business at St. Cloud State in three years, including summers. The program allows you to graduate and begin your career more quickly.
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Clubs & Organizations
Students have the opportunity to participate in Collegiate DECA. This student organization facilitates student’s connection of classroom skills training to real work application. Students in Collegiate DECA also attend business conferences and competitions and participate in volunteerism and community networking activities. Membership in this student organization is free to business students.
Pictured: Business students on a field trip to Bad Habit Brewing.