Small Business Administration/Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to develop and manage independent small businesses.
Small Business Administration/Management Studies majors and degree programs will likely include courses in business administration; enterprise planning and entrepreneurship; start-up; small business operations and problems; personnel supervision; capitalization and investment; taxation; business law and regulations; e-commerce; home business operations; and applications to specific sectors, products, and services.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Small Business Administration/Management (use the College Search feature and enter "small business administration" or “small business operations” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Small Business Administration/Management Studies?
A degree in this field can lead to any number of career opportunities. Some of the job prospects may include (but not limited to) small business sales manager, local store manager, contract administrator, and banker.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Small Business Administration/Management Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- International Council for Small Business
- National Small Business Association
- National Association for the Self Employed
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