Degrees

Business Technology and Applications AAS – 1921

This program prepares students with the necessary foundation to work in today’s technology-intensive business environment. Students will develop and utilize business support skills, including office systems, business communications, human relations, and computer applications, using Microsoft® Office.

Business: Accounting AAS – 0630

In today’s highly rewarding, yet competitive, job market, the accounting and finance professional is continuously in demand. At FM, our leading-edge Accounting program is designed to provide students with the accounting, finance and business skills needed to succeed in both the private and public sectors of the economy. The program will provide students with an overview of the structure and functions of accounting, business and finance, as well as the communication, math and computer skills necessary for the business world today.

Core accounting courses prepare the student with the specialized accounting terminology, concepts and applications present in the fields of financial, managerial, cost, and tax accounting.

The program is designed to prepare students for employment upon graduation. In addition, students may decide to continue their studies at four-year institutions, and beyond. Consultation with an academic advisor is recommended and available to students wishing to pursue higher educational goals.

Business: Business Administration AAS – 0632

The Business Administration Program is designed to prepare our students with the core skills necessary to compete and succeed in today’s diverse business environment. Required courses include the organizational functions of accounting, marketing, finance, human resource management and business law. Exposure to these concepts provides our students with the knowledge they need, while introducing them to potential career paths that they can pursue through their choice of business electives. The flexibility of this program allows for both part-time and full-time study.

The primary goal of this business program is to prepare students for employment upon graduation. In addition, students may decide to continue their studies at four-year institutions and beyond. Students confident that they want to continue on to four-year institutions may want to consider FM’s Associate in Science degree in Business Administration. Consultation with an academic advisor is recommended and available to students wishing to pursue higher educational goals.

Beginning Fall semester 2010, students may pursue this degree program on campus or fully online.

Business: Business Administration AS – 0671

This program is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Business. The flexibility of this program permits students to meet the requirements of their intended transfer institutions.

Students transferring to four-year institutions may specialize at that institution in a particular field such as finance, marketing, business management, or business education, and begin that specialization at FM.

Students may pursue this degree program on campus or fully online.

Medical Administrative Assistant AAS – 1176

The Medical Administrative Assistant Program is designed to provide students with the technology and administrative skills necessary to pursue careers in current and emerging positions in the medical field. Students will learn about the practices and procedures that are critical for performing and managing the day-to-day operations of various medical office environments. Course work emphasis is on document preparation, transcription and editing, medical billing and insurance verification, introductory medical coding, report development, office management, and administrative practices.

Business Applications Specialist (Certificate) – 1778

This program leads to a certificate, after one year of study (two semesters). It is designed to provide students with concentrated skill training, leading to employment in entry level business support positions. Graduates may apply all credits toward the Associate’s degree in Business Technology and Applications.

Internships and COCAL

Individual Studies/Collaborative Career Learning (COCAL) and Internships

Are you one of those people who learn best by doing?
Would you do well in coursework that can be applied to the job?
Does an individualized program of study appeal to you?
Are you interested in a specific occupation, but lack the skills to get hired?

If your answer is yes to these questions, than Collaborative Career Learning (COCAL) or a Co-op Internship can help you to begin a new career. In typically two semesters, you can prepare for occupations by learning on the job while taking related college coursework.