Business Administration: Management

Day/Evening/Online Program


The mission of the Department of Business and Technology at Nashua Community College is to provide a variety of degrees and professional certificates that respond to the needs of local and regional employers, while maintaining academic integrity.  Degrees, certificates, and courses are designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn skills, theories, and practices that prepare students to be successful in business endeavors.  Additionally, degrees, certificates, and courses are designed to fulfill the academic requirements to allow students to transfer into a variety of bachelor's degree programs. 

The Associate of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management offers a mix of applied and theoretical courses. The objective of the program is to provide the knowledge students will need for successful business careers.

The program has been designed to expose the student to broad business applications including; accounting, marketing, management and comprehensive computer courses which give the management student valuable skills in this growing field.

Business Management graduates are prepared for immediate career entry into the challenging fields of:

  • Wholesaling/Distribution
  • Retailing
  • Sales
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Management-trainee positions in business and industry
  • Manufacturing

For the student looking to pursue an education beyond the associate Degree, this concentration is designed for easy transfer to bachelor's degree programs.


ACCT101N Financial Accounting I 4 1 4
BUS101N Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BCPT101N Computer Technology and Applications 2 2 3
ENGL101N College Composition 4 0 4
FYE101N First Year Experience 1 0 1
ACCT102N Accounting II 4 0 4
BUS110N Principles of Management 3 0 3
General Education Core:  Science 4 0 4
General Education Core:  Behavioral Social Science 3 0 3
General Education Core:  Quantitative Literacy* 3 0 3
ECON201N Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUS230N Introduction to MIS 3 0 3
ACCT210N Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
BCPT119N Software Applications 2 2 3
ENGL109N Oral Communication 3 0 3
General Education Core:  Humanities/Fine Arts OR Global Awareness 3 0 3
ECON202N Macroeconomics 3 0 3
BUS240N Business Law 3 0 3
BUS204N Small Business Management 3 0 3
BUS201N Human Resources Management 3 0 3
BUS290N Management/Small Business Entrepreneurship Internship OR 1 8 3
XXXxxxN Open Elective** 3 0 3
Total 66 Credits

*MATH106N or MATH110N is recommended

**Consult with advisor

Program Outcomes

Upon the completion of the degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management, graduates will be able to:

  1. Students will demonstrate an appropriate application of contemporary management skills and practices in solving real-life business problems.
  2. Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of labor laws, federal and state rules and policies, as well as an understanding of global differences in these areas to effectively manage a contemporary workforce.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of management theories designed to develop programs to motivate staff.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply financial management skills to meet organizations objectives, compete effectively, and organize data efficiently.
  5. Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of a variety of software systems, including management information systems, to allow for preparing effective reports that enhance communication with senior level staff, customers, and others.
  6. Students will demonstrate the ability to prepare and present meaningful presentations and reports that relate short-and long-term objectives for a variety of business audiences.
  7. Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize research techniques and analytical skills in evaluating business problems in order to develop problem-solving strategies.
  8. Students will demonstrate an understanding of various ethical principles and their application in various global business scenarios.