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General Management Online

Associate in Business Studies

Program Overview

Delta's general management online associate degree is designed to provide a basic foundation in the major functional areas of business management. Because you can take this program completely online, it allows you the flexibility to work around your busy schedule. It's a great choice! Plus, you will have a dedicated support team to help you along the way.

Earning Potential

With a bachelor's degree, you could have higher earning potential. Job growth is on the rise and is expected to continue to increaseby 9% over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $50,300 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Administrative Support Manager
  • General Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager


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    Online learning

    Delta's online learning options give you the flexibility you need to earn your degree easier. Learn more about the benefits and steps you need to take to become an online Delta student. 

    Ready to get started? Fill out the inquiry form and we will help you along the way. 

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About Delta's Program

Managers are people who are responsible for the work of others. Management positions are available in most all fields and organizations. Business and industry are constantly searching for capable people to assume managerial responsibilities. The manager works with people, machinery, materials, money, and methods. A manager's major responsibility is working with people. They must create a situation which will enable employees to perform well and the company to reach its goals. The manager's success is determined by the achievement of the staff.

In this program, you will acquire skills like:

  • Management/Supervision
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Law
  • Business Math
  • Computer Applications
  • Team Work
  • Leadership
  • Managing Financial Resources
  • Human Resources Management
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Business Ethics
  • International Business
  • Business Communication

Cohort learning community

The General Management online program at Delta is designed as a cohort community. This means you will complete this program with the same group – from start to finish. There are many benefits of a cohort including the shared learning environment, streamlined registration and a guaranteed seat in every class. Advantages of cohorts go beyond the classroom. When it is time to leave Delta, you will already have started a professional network of others within your same career field. 

Why you should choose Delta

Affordable tuition

A great education doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. You can save a ton of money coming to Delta. In fact, it costs less than half what you'd pay at a public university.

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Dedicated faculty

Classes are taught by Delta's amazing faculty. They have years of experience in business, and in online teaching. Experts in their field, they are here to give you the same great personal attention and high quality education that Delta is known for.

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Transfer opportunities

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Delta has signed transfer agreements to continue your management studies with:

  • Colorado State University Global Campus
  • Davenport University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Kettering University
  • Northwood University
  • Siena Heights University
  • Walsh College

Visit transfer agreements and guides to see the specifics for each agreement as well as the whole list of transfer opportunities. Have questions? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams.

Facts & Figures


Last year, over $850,000 was awarded in scholarships. Those scholarships include Delta endowed, institutional and community funds.

Associate’s salary

An associate’s degree earns you 35% more income on average.

Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:

Abby Frisbee

"Doing an online program works with for me because I also work full time. Having the ability to do homework before work or after work and just throughout the day makes it a lot easier."

Abby Frisbie
Studying General Business Management online