If you have some previous education and work experience and are interested in working at the management level, you may want to consider pursuing a degree in applied management. This program is one that can be applied to many different kinds of business organizations. Students learn the skills they need to take charge, make good decisions, and how to communicate effectively with others while on the job. Good managers know how to motivate their staff, and this program includes courses in this area. A degree in applied management can help to prepare you for a number of different career choices, including:

• Benefits Manager
• Compensation Manager
• Computer and Information Systems Manager
• Food Services Manager
• Hotel Manager
• Human Resources Manager
• Park Manager
• Tourism Researcher
• Training and Development Manager
• Travel Writer

Examples of concentrations for applied management degrees include:

• Accounting
• Electronic Commerce
• Global Management
• Hospitality and Tourism
• Human Resources Management
• Organizational Leadership

Here are some examples of courses that applied management students take:

• Accounting for Managers
• Business Communication
• Business Decision Analysis
• Business Law
• College Level Writing
• Economics
• Financial Accounting
• Introduction to Databases
• Introduction to Microeconomics
• Introduction to Spreadsheets
• Logistics
• Management Theory and Practices
• Managerial Finance
• Marketing
• Supply Chain Management
• Statistics