Accomplish More With A Management Degree

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The Associate of Arts in Management degree is designed for working professionals in management or seeking to enter management positions of all industries. Such professionals work for state and federal government agencies, hospitality, healthcare, and more. The coursework in the associate's degree helps a student develop both the theoretical foundation and the practical skills required for professionals to take their career to the next level with a degree that qualifies students for higher positions and an increased salary. 

Program Overview

The Associate of Arts in Management degree requires 24 core general education credit hours (that is, 8 three-credit courses) and 36 major credit hours (12 three-credit courses).

You will complete a core curriculum of the necessary skills in Management providing tools and processes to give your career an accelerated start in public and private companies, child daycare administration, state and local government. Classes are offered in the evening allowing you to work during the day.

Career Preparation

The curriculum for the Associate of Arts in Management combines general and professional coursework with practical exposure to diverse industries. MSPS students will benefit from professional networking events and career development by participating in our university-wide career services office. Catholic University's Center for Academic and Career Success provides students with the opportunity to craft and upload their resume, cover letter, and cv. We encourage students to participate in Handshake. Handshake is The Catholic University of America's one-stop-shop for our students and alumni to discover and engage with over 200,000 employers with representation from 100% of the Fortune 500 including top financial institutions, cutting edge tech companies, leading design and marketing agencies, nonprofits saving the world, and more! You can receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences, and search history which you can set up under Career Interests in your Handshake profile.

Handshake can be used to apply for federal work-study positions, internships, and employment opportunities, register for career-related events, discover how other Catholic University students/alumni are developing their careers, receive streamlined information relevant to you, and be discovered by employers.

Apply here to earn an Associates of Art in Management degree and establish a foundation for your professional career through the Center for Academic and Career Success.

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Degree Requirements

The Associate of Science in Management is designed for working professionals who seek an entry-level job in management in business or government or who already work in that field but need to develop appropriate academic credentials. The curriculum combines the essential liberal arts core of CUA/MSPS with a management curriculum that is a subset of the Bachelor of Arts in Management degree currently offered by the Metropolitan School. The Associate of Science in Management will consist of 24 core general education credit hours, 21 major credit hours and 15 credits of electives. The program is designed for students with little or no higher education history. It can be completed in two years for full-time students or three years for part-time students. Review the required degree courses here.

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