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Become an Entrepreneur with Training from MGCCC

About the Program

The Business Management Technology program provides training that leads to the development of comprehensive entrepreneurial skills necessary in private business or in the public or not-for-profit sectors emphasizing both domestic and foreign markets.  Software taught in this program includes the latest version of Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks.

In addition, the Business Management Technology program offers an additional concentration in Gaming – learn more about the Business Management Technology Gaming Concentration.

Salary Range

In Mississippi, the median salary is $51,320. Nationally, the income range is $32,300 – $68,840.

Career Opportunities

  • Management of Private Company
  • Management in Government Offices
  • Marketing Managers for Businesses
  • Marketing Managers for Hospitals
  • Self-Employed

Degree Options and Requirements

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete a MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

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Business Management Technology Coursework

For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.

Business Management Technology Certificate

Semester One

Course Credit(s)
ACC 2213 - Principles of Accounting I 3
BOT 1433 - Business Accounting 3
BOT 1233 - Microsoft® Word® I 3
BOT 1273 - Introduction to Microsoft® Office® 3
BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math 3
BOT 1713 - Mechanics of Communication 3

Semester Two

Course Credit(s)
BOT 1213 - Professional Development 3
BOT 1243 - Microsoft® Word® II 3
BOT 1823 - Microsoft® Excel® I 3
BOT 2433 - QuickBooks® 3
BOT 2813 - Business Communication 3

Total Credits: 30/31

Business Management Technology Diploma

Semester Three

Course Credit(s)
BOT 2233 - Human Resource Management 3
MMT 2233 - Human Resource Management 3
BOT 1493 - Social Media Management 3
BOT 1853 - Microsoft® Excel® II 3
BOT 2613 - Entrepreneurial Problem Solving 3
BAD 2113 - Introduction to International Business 3

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English 3/4
SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I or LLS 1721 - Employment Readiness and SPT 2172 - Interpersonal Communication 3
Math/Natural Science Elective 3/4**
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credits: 15/17


Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

* Prior to enrollment in BOT 1233 students will be required to key straight-copy material at a minimum of 35 GWPM, on a five-minute timed writing with a maximum of one error per minute. Students who do not demonstrate this level of proficiency will be required to enroll in BOT 1013 – Introduction to Keyboarding.

** MAT 1033, MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.

For information on how to become a student at MGCCC, orientation, registration, and our programs, please call (228) 896-2536 or email questions@mgccc.edu.

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