Pearl River Community College

Business Management Technology

Program Information

Location(s) of Program: Forrest County Center and Poplarville Campus

Brief Description of Program: Business Management Technology is a 2-year program of study that is designed to prepare students for management positions in administration, advertising, industrial production, transportation storage and distribution, schools, food service, human resources, retail, hospitality, and other management organizations. A student enrolled in Business Management Technology will develop skills using communication essentials, problem solving techniques, accounting, Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and human resource management. Students will be prepared to work in a variety of environments where management skills are needed. The Associate of Applied Science degree is earned upon the successful completion of the program.

Essential Requirements of a person in this career field:

  • 30-hour Career Certificate and/or
  • 45-hour Technical Certificate and/or
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree (60 hours)

Instructor Contact Information for the Program:

Debbie Ferrill - FCC
Lauren Mayeaux - POP

Possible Careers in this Program:Business Management, Advertising, Accounting, Industrial Production, Transportation Storage & Distribution, Food Service, Human Resources, Bookkeeping, Retail, Administrative Assistant, Hospitality

What a student can expect from a career in this field: Students can expect to oversee the activities of workers; hire, train and evaluate new employees; and ensure that a company or department is on track to meet its financial goals. Students can also expect to receive a Career Certificate, Technical Certificate, and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management Technology. Based on the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 Edition, students can also expect for employment in this field to grow by 12% in MS by 2020.

Possible earnings of jobs in these career field: Business Management Technology students who graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree can expect an annual median income of $47, 500 once they have gained experience in their field.

Mission of Program: The mission of our program is to prepare students to be successful business professionals within our community.

Goals of Program: The goal of the Business Management Technology program is to train students to be knowledgeable business professionals and to employ graduates in a degree related field.