This program gives students general knowledge of business practices and foundational skills needed for entry-level positions in many industries. Students will have significant freedom to tailor their studies by choosing focused electives such as Retailing, Selling or Consumer Psychology. The A.A.S. in Business and Marketing is a versatile degree; program graduates find jobs in accounting, retailing, marketing, management and many other fields. Some graduates even choose to start their own businesses. This degree is designed for those already working or seeking employment immediately after graduation. Graduates who intend to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue advanced business studies should be aware that their transcripts will be evaluated and credit transferred on a course-by-course basis.
*Costs are estimates and are subject to change. Please visit the tuition and fees details page for precise details or call 417-447-7500. Degree time/credits vary with students' enrollment and course completion. Graduation retention varies by case. For program enrollment, retention, exam/certification, and employment rates visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know. Salary information is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some careers on this list may require additional education and training. For program-specific accreditation visit OTC Accreditation.
For the full program requirements, see curriculum. For the full list of courses, see the catalog.
Admission to Ozarks Technical Community College is open to all individuals who can benefit from its educational programs. A focus of the college mission is on the academic, career and personal goals of the student. OTC may admit you as a First-Time student just completing their high school, GED or HiSET requirements or as a Transfer student coming from another institution finishing up a certificate or degree. For more information, visit OTC Admissions.
Wondering how you’re going to pay for college? At OTC, we believe that cost shouldn’t be a barrier to earning a degree. Our staff will work with you to make a financial plan. To browse the resources available to you, see paying for college.