A.A. in Business
About the Career
An associate's degree in business can open many doors of opportunity for the student. The student may choose to look for employment in different business areas in accounting, management, marketing, banking, sales etc. or choose to continue higher studies in a 4-year institution. An AA in business can equip the student with basic business skills and cover general education requirements for a Bachelor’s degree.
Accountants and Auditors
Accountants and auditors prepare and analyze financial records for organizational or tax purposes. The field is growing faster than average. They have at least a bachelor’s degree and earn a median salary of $68,150.
Buyers or Purchasing Agents
Buyers or purchasing agents look for purchases that are cost effective and meet an organization’s needs. They may negotiate contracts and analyze proposals. They earn a median salary of $60,700 and generally have a bachelor’s degree.
Human Resources Specialist
Human resources specialists recruit and interview employees and maintain employee records. They earn a median salary of $59,180 and usually have a bachelor’s degree.
Cost estimators evaluate the time and money required to complete a project or product. The field is growing faster than average and generally requires a bachelor’s degree. Cost estimators earn a median salary of $61,790.
Loan officers recommend whether or not people or businesses should receive loans. They earn $63,650 and usually have a bachelor’s degree. Mortgage loan officers need a license.
Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
Meeting, convention and event planners organize logistical details of meetings. They earn a median salary of $47,350, and they usually have a bachelor’s degree. The field is growing faster than average.
Find jobs in the local area
- Zip Recruiter: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Jobs/Business/-in-Texas-City,TX
- Indeed: https://www.indeed.com/q-Associates-Degree-Business-Management-jobs.html
Bureau of Labor and Statistics salary information
Degree Study Plan
Visit our online Academic Catalog for additional information, degree study plans and course descriptions for the Associate of Arts in Business.