A management degree is a type of business degree awarded to students who have completed a college, university, or business school program with an emphasis on management. Business management is the art of supervising and controlling people and operations in business settings.
Types of Management Degrees
There are four different levels of education to pursue in the management field. Each degree takes a different amount of time to complete, and each level of degree may not be available at every school. For example, community colleges usually award an associate’s degree but do not typically award more advanced degrees like doctorates. Business schools, on the other hand, may award advanced degrees only, and offer no associate’s or bachelor’s programs for undergrads whatsoever.
- Associate’s Degree: An associate’s degree in management can be earned from a 2-year college, a 4-year college or university, or a business school. Most associate’s programs in management