Business - General

Program Overview

Virtually all businesses/organizations, large or small, employ managers and supervisors to oversee operations. Planning work and supervising staff are key functions of this job. To do these effectively, the supervisor must know the strength and weaknesses of each member of the staff, as well as the results required and time allotted to each job. They must be very knowledgeable regarding the business, products and customers to ensure organizational success. Supervisors and managers conduct strategic planning to anticipate future trends in the economy.

University Transfer

Please see an advisor for more information.

General Program Information

Programs allow students to gain skills in business management, marketing, accounting, human resources and supervision to effectively lead organizations. In addition, students can learn how to start up and manage their own company with the Small Business Entrepreneurship certificate.

For more information please visit the Business & Information Technology department page.

Employers

  • federal, state, and local government agencies
  • business management companies
  • colleges, universities, and schools
  • hospitals and health care organizations
  • retail and distribution companies
  • financial services companies
  • nonprofit organizations

Job Titles

  • supervisor
  • assistant manager
  • manager
  • general manager
  • small business owner

Wage Information

LOCATION
PAY PERIOD
Entry Level
Median
Experienced
Arizona
Hourly
$16.67
$21.11
$27.03
Yearly
$34,680.00
$43,910.00
$56,220.00
Greater Phoenix
Hourly
$17.14
$21.91
$28.26
Yearly
$35,640.00
$45,560.00
$58,770.00
United States
Hourly
$17.00
$22.02
$28.50
Yearly
$35,360.00
$45,790.00
$59,280.00
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2008