Business Management

Degrees in Business Management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree
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The study of management encompasses a variety of concepts and principles, including organizational theory, design, and development. These three concepts are more relevant in a global context than ever before. Studies within this program help students better understand the basic principles and tenets of human resource management, and how the management of people affects the larger institution overall. Students also learn strategies for negotiations, conflict resolution and arbitration, and entrepreneurship. The BBA Management degree prepares students for career opportunities as managers in corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. Students may also find employment in the fields of personnel and benefits; recruitment and career planning services; as well as arbitration, conflict resolution and consulting.

Students earning a BBA Management degree can also choose to focus in the Property Management and Real Estate concentration.

Learn and Develop Real World Skills

  • Understanding individual and organizational behavior
  • Understanding human resource issues
  • Negotiating effectively
  • Identifying and solving business problems
  • Assessing business ethics and their implications
  • Forecasting and planning operating systems
  • Appraising and improving workplace performance
  • Analyzing and designing jobs
  • Creating employee training programs
  • Managing compensation
  • Understanding the history and management of Alaska Native Corporations
  • Understanding global commerce Identifying and analyzing industry or geographic trends

Prepare for Professional Designations

  • Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
  • PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources


Small Business Administration
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
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The AAS Small Business Administration degree provides students with a solid business foundation. Students learn to analyze organizations, identify managerial problems, evaluate management environments and create business opportunities. The program provides the student with skills to start a new business and be a more effective entrepreneurial-thinker for business in today's dynamic, global society.

Learn and Develop Real World Skills

  • Managing and operating a small business
  • Capturing key business ideas and opportunities
  • Developing business plans
  • Using technology to manage information
  • Understanding accounting and financial statements
  • Understanding marketing principles
  • Using selling techniques
  • Organizing staff and recruiting
  • Understanding the basic elements of supervision

Work in Management

  • Careers (BBA)
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Management Consultant
  • Hospitality and Restaurant Management
  • Retail Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Occupations (AAS)
  • Small business owner
  • Assistant business manager
  • Small business manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Office Manager

These are just a few of the employment opportunities available with a degree in business management, contact your Student Advisor for more information.