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Management Associate of Applied Science Degree

Location(s): In Person and Online

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Program Overview

Major ID: 400A

Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer

This program provides students with a diversified education and background for positions in management and business.

Employers need employees who can be promoted and succeed in a manager’s role. Practices and concepts will be explored including communication, leadership, planning, organizing, accounting and human resources.

Career Opportunities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment in management occupations is projected to grow 8% from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations; this increase is expected to result in about 883,900 new jobs over the decade.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply management principles to effectively lead a team in serving internal or external customers.
  2. Apply conceptual, critical, creative thinking skills to resolve business management problems and opportunities.
  3. Exhibit communication skills in expressing ideas, information and proposals.
  4. Analyze the principles of accounting, finance and economics to make effective management decisions.
  5. Describe management issues in supervision, human resources and motivation.
  6. Describe successful customer service and relationship management skills.
  7. Analyze digital, online and technology tools to connect and communicate with staff, internal and externa; customers.
  8. Identify characteristics in decision making that are ethical and socially responsible.

Program Faculty

Craig Maus
craig.maus@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1531

Part-time/Full-time Options

This program can be completed by using a combination of day, evening, Saturday and online courses. Part-time and full-time options are available.

Transfer Opportunities

Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.

Program Requirements

Required Business Core: 16 Credits

Subtotal: 28 Credits

General Education/MnTC Requirements

Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) Course List  for each Goal Area

  • Goal 1: Communication 7 Credits

    ENGL 1711 - Composition 1  4 Credits
    COMM 17XX 3 Credits
  • Goal 3 or Goal 4 3 Credits

    Goal 3: Natural Sciences 3 Credits
    Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning 3 Credits
  • Goal 5: History, Social Science, and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credits

    ECON 1720 - Macroeconomics  3 Credits
    ECON 1730 - Microeconomics  3 Credits
  • Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts 3 Credits

General Education Requirements: 16 Credits

Course Sequence

The following sequence is recommended for a full-time student; however, this sequence is not required. Contact Program Faculty with questions.

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 15

Third Semester

Total Semester Credits: 13

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Program Credits: 60

The mission of the Business Department at Saint Paul College is to sustain the College mission by providing quality, lifelong business education supported by technology for a diverse, metropolitan student population.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Information is subject to change. This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:

Reading: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in READ 0722  or READ 0724  or EAPP 0900  

Writing: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in ENGL 0922  or EAPP 0900  

Arithmetic: Score of 200+

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

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