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Management

Essential know-how for effective leadership

Managers carry out an organization’s objectives, motivate workers, and ensure effective operations. The Management Program at Austin Community College can give you the knowledge you need to be a value-added player in the workplace. Courses cover management, communication, human resources, business ethics, promoting a business, and more. Certificates in administrative management, leadership, and small business management can help you enhance specific skills.

Career Information

An associate degree in management prepares you for entry-level jobs in areas such as sales and operations and gives you a solid foundation for pursuing a bachelor’s degree in management. (Students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration should consider ACC’s Associate of Science in Business Administration.) Certificates in administrative management, leadership, and small business management provide additional opportunities to advance your knowledge and gain an edge in the job market.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Regulatory Affairs Specialists
28.49 Hourly Wage 1549 Currently Employed
Coordinate and document internal regulatory processes, such as internal audits, inspections, license renewals, or registrations. May compile and prepare materials for submission to regulatory agencies.
1549 Regulatory Affairs Specialists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.33 % over the next four years.
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First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
19.67 Hourly Wage 1668 Currently Employed
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of personal service workers, such as flight attendants, hairdressers, or caddies.
1668 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.19 % over the next four years.
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Quality Control Systems Managers
46.05 Hourly Wage 613 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.
613 Quality Control Systems Managers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 5.87 % over the next four years.
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Quality Control Analysts
17.17 Hourly Wage 960 Currently Employed
Conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. May conduct stability sample tests.
960 Quality Control Analysts are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.15 % over the next four years.
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Transportation Managers
35.06 Hourly Wage 524 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.
524 Transportation Managers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.87 % over the next four years.
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Management Analysts
38.58 Hourly Wage 6594 Currently Employed
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
6594 Management Analysts are employed. This number is expected to increase by 12.36 % over the next four years.
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Risk Management Specialists
28.57 Hourly Wage 1324 Currently Employed
Analyze and manage risk management issues by identifying, measuring, and making decisions on operational or enterprise risks for an organization.
1324 Risk Management Specialists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.02 % over the next four years.
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Regulatory Affairs Managers
28.86 Hourly Wage 4098 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.
4098 Regulatory Affairs Managers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.88 % over the next four years.
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General and Operations Managers
46.81 Hourly Wage 15867 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
15867 General and Operations Managers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.26 % over the next four years.
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Program Directors
23.17 Hourly Wage 1817 Currently Employed
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in preparation of radio or television station program schedules and programs, such as sports or news.
1817 Program Directors are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.63 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Maps

View the program maps below to see the sequence of courses needed to complete your chosen degree or certificate in this program.

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Applied Science

Management


Certificate Level 1

Administrative Management
Management Specialties Leadership
Retail Management Level I Certificate
Small Business Management


Occupational Skills Award

Retail Management OSA
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Program Accreditations

ACC’s Management Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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