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A store manager with a business degree can make $70K a year.

An associate degree  in business covers a wide range of business and entrepreneurship topics.

Learn how to run, improve, and optimize business operations.

Motlow offers two types of Business concentrations. Each prepares you for a career in marketing, finance, management, banking, human resources, and other business-related fields.

New opportunities like Entrepreneurship, Customer Service, and Supply Chain Management teach graduates the skills needed for high-wage high-demand occupations. 

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  • We have articulation agreements with universities that allow you to easily transfer or even enroll simultaneously at Motlow and another institution.

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The average annual salary for an advanced degree in Business Administration is $48,845 per year.


The Business Administration concentration at Motlow prepares you for successful transfer to a college or university as a Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP). Completing your A.S. degree develops a strong foundation to begin working in a variety of entry-level career fields sooner than if you had spent four years in college. 

Motlow’s business administration concentration help students develop critical thinking skills, which employers from all industries look for in their candidates. In addition, this degree is known to effectively prepare students for the challenging world of business. Not only do you learn the fundamentals of business including finance, operations, human resources, marketing, and management, but also how to lead and motivate people, communicate effectively, and think critically. 

An associate degree in business administration is the stepping stone to a lucrative career helping employees understand their benefits as well as being the liaison between employees and upper management. As of July 15, 2021, the average annual pay for Business Administration advanced degree jobs category in Tennessee is $48,845 per year.

Potential Careers 

  • Administrative Assistant/Secretary ($30-40k/year) 
  • Assistant Store Manager/Store Manager ($50-70k/year) 
  • Human Resources Specialist ($55-65k/year) 

Key Benefits 

  • A formal business education equips graduates with the skills and technical know-how to manage a business 
  • Over 100,000 jobs in the business sector were posted in the last year nationwide 
  • An associate degree in business is a highly versatile degree that covers a wide-range of business and entrepreneurship topics 


  • Business Analysis and Intelligence - Technical knowhow in running, improving, and optimizing business operations
  • Human Resource Management - Tackling the pain points of managing people and the best practices for employers, making them indispensable in an organization
  • Customer Service Management - Understanding the needs of customers and retaining their business is key to a successful business or entrepreneurship venture
  • Communication, attention to detail, time management, organizational skills, problem solving, teamwork

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Business features multiple concentration options and prepares you for employment in the workforce.

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