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Business Management Program Details

Business is everywhere. Leaders are made. Are you interested in a broad career that will develop your leadership skills? Earn your Business Management degree at CVTC. In this two-year program, you will learn how to make effective business decisions, and how to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the functions of business that lead to outstanding organizations.

The business management courses will touch on all aspects of business including:

  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Ethics
  • Economics
  • Management
  • International business

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Just the Facts

Business Management
61 Credit Associate Degree

Length of Program:
Two Years

Delivery Method

Program Location
Eau Claire and River Falls

Start Dates
August and January in Eau Claire.
August in River Falls

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Estimated Program Cost
Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $11,211

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Additional Information

Program Outcomes

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How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application.  If you are ready to apply now, click here.

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Get a Job

76% of our Business Management graduates get a job in the industry.

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Make More Money

Our recent Business Management graduates reported an average starting salary of $33,840.

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Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.


These are a few of the courses you will take in the Business Management program.
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  • Principles of Management
    Students learn about the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in contemporary organizations.
  • Business, Finance, and Budgeting
    Students will demonstrate application of business types, cycles, forecasting, budgeting, expense control, and financial statement interpretation relevant to the supervisor as a non-accountant.
  • International Business
    Learn the latest trends in world trade and investment, economic relationships among nations, international finance and currency exchange, government regulations and tariffs, communications and language barriers, and national customs.

Transfer Credits

Once you’ve completed your associate degree at CVTC, if you are interested in pursuing further education, we have agreements with several institutions. To view a list of CVTC’s transfer agreements, click here.


  • Logistics Supervisor
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Salesman
  • Service Manager
  • Supply Chain Planner

Career Outlook

According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and Bureau of Workforce Information, a 7% growth is projected in business management positions in CVTC’s 11-county area by 2016.

Launch your professional career and become the next leader!

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