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General Business


A savvy start

We combine accounting, management and marketing with a touch of computer technology to provide you with the skills most valued in the business sector.

General business is what lays the foundation for company growth, gives wings to entrepreneurs, generates spreadsheets for the boardroom and anchors a product or service in the marketplace.

If you want a career that gets results, you’ve come to the right place!

For a look at all the courses in our program, consult the course list.

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General Business

Wall Street or Madison Avenue?

It’s all a question of where you want your career to lead.

More interested in management than marketing? Have your mind set on joining a large corporation? Rather go it alone with your own company? Hope to go international?

Our program gives you the freedom to follow your own path toward a business career, and you can take all your business classes online!   

You’ll learn about: 

  • Accounting
  • Business law
  • Global supply chain
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Retailing
  • And much more!

If you’re not ready to commit to an associate degree program, our Workforce and Continuing Education Department offers short-term certificate programs in business that you can complete in six months or less.

For the entrepreneur

If launching your own company is on your agenda, our Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) on Center Campus has expert guidance to help you get started. 

A unique endeavor for a community college, our CIE can help you use what you’re learning in the classroom to develop your own business plan, find investors, identify competitors, understand your market and much more!

Want to know more?

Our program advisors: Professor Patrick Greek, 586.286.2253 or Professor Robert James, 586.498.4012, look forward to hearing from you. 

Skills and credits that travel well

Use the tool below to see a complete list and the salaries that they pay depending on whether you enter the workforce with an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.

If you need help with the job search and/or developing a resume and preparing for job interviews, our Career Services is just a click away.