Management Associate Degree



National American University’s online Management Associate Degree program will prepare you for advancement in management areas associated with your specialty field.
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Online Management Associate Program Overview

The online Management Associate Degree program is designed for students who have acquired occupational training from community colleges, technical institutes, or military service schools, or industry-related schools in business, health, or another technical field. Learn valuable skills from industry professionals through online classes.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Describe how concepts in the principal areas of business support organizational decisions.
  • Classify current business technologies in support of organizational operations.
  • Explain the leadership skills required to achieve strategic business objectives.
  • Recognize appropriate ethical perspectives in a global business environment.
  • Distinguish effective communication strategies in a professional business setting.
  • Discuss productive collaboration methods in a professional business setting.

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National American University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS, 66213, USA. The list of accredited business programs can be found on the IACBE website:


Management Associate Degree Classes and Curriculum

The online Management Associate Degree program consists of three class requirements: major core, open electives, and general education core. These classes total 90 credits.

Major Core

19.5 credits

Specialty Core

13.5-22.5 credits

General Education Core

48 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Online Management Associate Degree Tuition and Fees

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Online Management Associate Degree Career Outcomes

The online Management Associate Degree gives you the background you need to enter or advance your career as a:

  • General and Operations Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Industrial Production Manager
  • Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Cost Estimator
  • Management Analyst

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Online Management Associate Degree?

  • Entry-level job seekers:  The online Management Associate Degree program is a great option if you want to start or advance your management career.

Course Listing (90 Credits)

AC2760 – Financial Accounting for Managers
MG3000 – Marketing
MT1050 – Introduction to Business
MT2050 – Principles of Management
MT3651 – Business Management Capstone

If the maximum of 22.5 credits is not met in the specialty core, the difference must be made up by choosing Business/Accounting/CI Electives, which include EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, and OM courses.


EN1150 – Composition I
EN1300 – Composition II

EN2100 – Speech OR
EN2150 – Interpersonal Professional Communication


SC – Science Elective


MA2000 – Quantitative Reasoning


HU2000 – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Behavioral/Social Science

EC2050 – Macroeconomics
EC2100 – Microeconomics

General Education

CS1202 – Strategies for Professionals OR
CS1204 – Advanced Strategics for Professionals

CS1302 – Consumer Mathematics
CS2080 – Career Management

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.