Business: Management, Marketing and Sales

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 66
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Business Management, Marketing and Sales AAS major includes marketing, management, and other business courses as well as general education courses. This program is designed to prepare students to succeed in the marketplace. This major is designed to provide students with the skills necessary for a variety of careers in the sales, marketing, and management fields. Curriculum includes instruction in the following areas: sales, marketing, research, customer service, and small business planning. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in management decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving, and technology skills. In the AAS, students are also required to complete 18 credits of general education courses. Two of these courses are College Writing I, and Introduction to Public Speaking. The student chooses the remaining 12 credits of general education.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes 56501
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products
  • Median wage:$32.02/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
  • Median wage:$18.46/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Demonstrators and Product Promoters
  • Median wage:$10.92/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Median wage:$10.33/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Telemarketers
  • Median wage:$13.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Door-To-Door Sales Workers
  • Median wage:$10.84/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Wholesale and Retail Buyers
  • Median wage:$28.40/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Purchasing Agents
  • Median wage:$28.72/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
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