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General Management

Associate in Business Studies

Program Overview

Interested in a degree you can complete entirely online? Here's a great choice! Plus, you can customize your program to take the classes that work best with your career goals.  

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 increase by 9% over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $45,600 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Administrative Support Manager
  • General Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager


  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Amazing faculty 

    At Delta, you get small classes, professors who see your potential and resources to help you succeed. Delta professors are here to teach. And, they're really good at it.

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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
  • Internation Business
  • Business Communication

And, these skills can be put to use in positions such as:

  • Management Trainee
  • Mid-Management
  • Production Control Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Office Supervisor
  • Material Handling Manager
  • Insurance Manager
  • Traffic Manager

Why you should choose Delta

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


 Study abroad
Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth


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.

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