Organizational Management

If you are interested in starting a program before the date listed, please contact Mark Barton at

Leadership and management skills are necessary to the success of organizations. The skills learned for organizational management may be transferable to any industry, including for-profit business, governmental organizations, and non-profit organizations. This program allows students with studies in areas outside of business to gain knowledge and skills in organizational management and leadership.

Program Code

3727 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Organizational Management
5731 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Organizational Leadership FALL 2019


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Program Contacts

Mark Barton, Program Director
Office: BUS 130
Phone: (480) 425-6913

Sue Sandblom, Department Chair
Office: BUS 126
Phone: (480) 425-6792

Brenda Lawson, Division Secretary
Office: BUS 121
Phone: (480) 423-6253

Program Notes: Set up an advising meeting by emailing

Transfer Options

This program does NOT transfer into a business degree program at a university. To pursue a bachelor’s degree in business, please follow the Business University Transfer(ABUS) program.

Career Outlook

There will be an estimated 6,701 general and operational management jobs (21% increase) in Scottsdale by 2026. An additional 43,024 jobs (19% increase) will be available in Maricopa County, with another 2,505,552 jobs (12% increase) nationwide. Earnings in this sector are projected to be well above minimum wage, with median earnings of $41.77 per hour in SCC's service area.

(Source: Job Outlook Report, prepared by the Maricopa Workforce Development Department.)

Employment Outlook*

Job titles associated with entry-level management include:

Administrative Assistant, Assistant Bookkeeper, Assistant Buyer, Assistant Manager, Bank Teller, Billing Clerk, Cashier, Customer Service Representative, Data Entry Clerk, Digital Advertising Assistant, Entry Level Auditor, Entry Level Recruiter, Executive Assistant, Junior Business Analyst, Human Resources Assistant, Mail Clerk, Management Trainee, Marketing Assistant, Office Assistant, Order Processor, Procurement Agent, Research Assistant, Retail Salesperson, Sales Associate, Technician.

*Source: Occupational Information Network (O*NET) at

Learning Opportunities
  • Business internships
  • DECA (student business association with professional development opportunities)
  • Service learning and volunteerism