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Build your career in Business Management.

  • $48K

    National average wage for entry-level management occupations in August 2022.

  • Market Snapshot:

    286K entry-level Management Jobs available in the U.S. as of August 2022.

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  • Benefits of a Business Management Degree:

    • Foster credibility and make yourself marketable
    • Gain foundational management skills and industry insights
    • Learn specialty options and benefits
    • Network with other professionals
    • Improve your earning potential
  • $67K

    National average wage for Operations Managers in August 2022.

  • Key Skills:

    1. Leadership
    2. Critical thinking
    3. Organization
    4. Planning
    5. Collaboration
    6. Communication
    7. Strategy
    8. Adaptability


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    The Ensign College Business Club offers vital opportunities for networking and enrichment. Participants focus on leadership development, professionalism and self-improvement.

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Learn the strategies and skills to excel with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management.

This 2-year program focuses on practical, hands-on coursework, preparing you to plan and execute critical workforce initiatives. Project-based courses will challenge your critical thinking skills, providing you powerful opportunities to innovate, lead, and create. You'll graduate with the tools to analyze and influence teams and organizations—making you an asset in whatever career you pursue.

You’ll also leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.


If your goal is to gain the skills to go right to work, an AAS degree in Business Management could be the right fit. This 2-year degree provides you with the in-demand, hands-on skills to get a good-paying job quickly.

The AAS degree is not designed to transfer, although many of the course credits may be accepted by other institutions. It’s designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in a specific field, with no further education required to succeed.


Have you laid out your course sequencing yet? It’s essential that you meet with your success advisor first thing to ensure that you stay on track. Accumulating too many credits will not only affect your eligibility for financial aid, but also your ability to transfer to another school. So don’t wait. Set yourself up for success by mapping out your required courses from the beginning. You can reach your success advisor through the Student Success Center at or 801-524-8151.

Brent Andrus
Brent Andrus
Program Chair - Business Management / DECA
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Phoenix, 1993

Brent began teaching at Ensign College in 2011 and became Program Chair for the Global Supply Chain and Project Management programs in 2014. He currently serves as Program Chair for the Business Management program and is the Collegiate DECA (business club) advisor at Ensign College. Passionate about making a difference, he focuses on engaging students in applicable, real-time projects for businesses and other organizations.

Office:  801-524-1955
Jennifer Warnas
Jennifer E. Warnas
BAS Business Faculty
M.A., Organizational Management, University of Phoenix, 2001

Jennifer began teaching at Ensign College in 2012 and became a member of the full-time faculty in 2014 as she served as the Program Chair for Professional Sales and General Education. Jennifer has a great passion for leadership development, traveling the world, and bringing the curriculum to life inside of every classroom experience.

Office:  801-521-1965

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