Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The business world today is facing rapid changes, creating an increased demand for well-trained professionals to fill positions in all areas of the business industry. An Associate in Science degree builds a strong foundation of leadership and managerial skills to effectively manage people, organizations, and technology in the increasingly competitive global business world.

Northland's Business program is for students intending to seek employment after graduation and for those planning to continue their studies at a four-year college or university. The curriculum addresses contemporary business issues through courses in economics, communications, the legal environment, and provides practical knowledge in analytical disciplines such as computer science, statistics, and mathematics.

The courses required for this degree cover the basic areas of knowledge necessary for entrance into the business world and successful performance on the job. In addition, internships are available for students who desire hands-on experience in their chosen fields.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks 56721
  • Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls 56701

Labor Market Information

  • College Business Teachers
  • Median wage:$70,897/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Management Analysts
  • Median wage:$36.79/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Administrative Service Managers
  • Median wage:$39.01/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Chief Executives
  • Median wage:$80.66/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Median wage:$42.44/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529