Management Development

Management Development - Business Management

The associate degree in management development - business management qualifies you for positions with supervisory responsibility, entry-level management, and team leader. The degree also provides a solid business foundation upon which you can build toward a bachelor's degree in fields such as business, management, marketing, hospitality and public relations. It is offered in both the traditional and 100% online format. Faculty teaching in the online program have completed a mandatory faculty distance learning training and development program to ensure you have an engaging, valuable and consistent learning experience.

Did you know? The median annual wage for entry level management was $62,270 in May 2018. The medium wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.  The lowest 10% earned less than $30,860, and the highest 10% earned more than $120,410. *Bureau of Labor Statistics



Prospective students must meet standard OCC eligibility requirements – there is an open admissions policy and placement tests and new student orientation are required in most cases. Students should meet with a counselor before attempting this plan of study.


The Associate Degree in Management Development prepares a you to enter a career in administrative management, transportation, training and development, social and community service, public relations or general management.

Before taking business courses, students should consult a counselor since the requirements of four-year colleges and universities, both private and public, vary considerably.

Graduating from this program does not automatically qualify you for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement. If you are seeking MTA endorsement you will need to work closely with an OCC counselor to identify classes from the MTA list which apply to the endorsement and to degree requirements.