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Business Management

Business Management Degrees from Oklahoma City Community College

Learn the skills that will make you an invaluable asset in the business world.

  • Overview

    A man sitting at a computerWith the business world changing more and more every day, new practices and standards are being created around the globe.

    If you have a desire to contribute to this creative environment, have new ideas to share and live for responsibility and the ability to make critical decisions, consider a career in business management.

    Oklahoma City Community College offers an associate degree in applied science in business management. This program will give you the knowledge you need to become a business manager in virtually any industry.

    You’ll get a well-rounded education by taking courses in business communication, accounting, marketing, law and finance in addition to your basic core classes.

    All of our community college business programs are approved by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

    Take the Next Step

    It’s easy. Simply fill out this OCCC online admissions application.

  • Overview

    A man sitting at a computerWith the business world changing more and more every day, new practices and standards are being created around the globe.

    If you have a desire to contribute to this creative environment, have new ideas to share and live for responsibility and the ability to make critical decisions, consider a career in business management.

    Oklahoma City Community College offers an associate degree in applied science in business management. This program will give you the knowledge you need to become a business manager in virtually any industry.

    You’ll get a well-rounded education by taking courses in business communication, accounting, marketing, law and finance in addition to your basic core classes.

    All of our community college business programs are approved by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

    Take the Next Step

    It’s easy. Simply fill out this OCCC online admissions application.

  • Highlights

    several students sitting at computers Vital Skills for Everyday Business Success

    A career in business management is ideal for you if you are:

    • Well-organized
    • Analytical
    • Decisive

    At OCCC, you’ll learn how to become the best at managing people and resources. After you graduate, you can move on and up into the workforce, confident that you will excel at every corner.

  • Degree Options

    several students sitting at computers Business Management Degrees at Oklahoma City Community College

    Oklahoma City Community College offers an associate in applied science degree in business management. After graduation, you can pursue a management position at any company and feel prepared to jump in with both feet.

    You also have the option to transfer your associate degree to a four-year college or university to continue your education.

  • Courses

    several students in a classroom Business Management Classes at Oklahoma City Community College

    At OCCC, when you pursue a business management degree, you’ll take your general education courses as well as:

    • Principles of Management
    • Small Business Management
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Accounting
    • Introduction to Business Finance

    Visit OCCC’s online college course catalog for full details on your business degree options, including fun and challenging business elective classes. There you’ll find full requirements for business degrees and descriptions of business classes. =

  • Faculty
    Gyanendra Baral

    Gyanendra Baral


    Professor of Business and Economics

    A.B.D. in Economics, University of Memphis Masters in Local and Regional Economic Development, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands Masters in Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal B.A. in Math and Economics - Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

     
    Charles Wayne Myrick

    Charles Wayne Myrick


    Professor of Business/Economics

    Mr. Myrick is from Poplarville, MS where he received his associates degree from Pearl River Community College.  He is a third generation recipient of an associates degree and is a firm believer of the the community college system. He later went on to receive his bachelors and masters degrees from Mississippi State University in economics with an minor emphasis in both degrees in political science.  He taught at Mississippi State University as a student teacher for one year and later taught at Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg, TN for 5 years before coming to Oklahoma City College.Mr. Myrick has been employed as a full time professor at OCCC since August 2009.  He also works sparingly for Embry Riddle University and Oklahoma Christian as an economics professor.Mr. Myrick is a firm believer in students reading their textbooks to receive as much information as possible and for students not to rely on lectures alone.  His beliefs include that the student should never stop trying to learn new things.  For this belief, Mr. Myrick still considers himself a student for life.

     
    Ramachandran Vijayan

    Ramachandran Vijayan


    Department Chair/Professor of Business

    Professor of Business/Co-Director Center for International Business, Oklahoma City Community College. Adjunct Professor of International Business, Oklahoma City University, Park University, Trinity Western University and Tianjim University of Finance and Economics. EDUCATION Post Graduate Diploma in Business, Robert Kennedy College, 2010                          MBA Finance/International Business, Oklahoma City University, 1990 Advanced Diploma in Business Administration,  ABE, England, 1984 Diploma in Business Studies, Stamford College, Singapore, 1982 Teaching experience: 33 years of teaching experience in Malaysia, China, Singapore, Canada and the United States in the disciplines of Management, International Finance, International Marketing, Corporate Finance and Investments. Industry experience: 33 years of work experience in the insurance, property appraisal and broadcasting industries.  Has been involved for many years in business matchmaking ventures between America and Chinese enterprises.

     
    Bradley Walker

    Bradley Walker


    Department Chair/Professor of Automotive Technology

    B.S., University of Central Oklahoma; I graduated from the GM ASEP program here at OCCC.I am an ASE certified Master Automobile Technician.I have been in the automotive industry for 25 years.Before coming to OCCC I was at Bob Moore Saturn for 13 years where I was the shop foreman.

     
    Tamala Zolicoffer

    Tamala Zolicoffer


    Chair/Professor of Accounting

    Education:  BS in Accounting from UCO and an MS in Accounting from OSUWork experience:  Six years public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche; six years as an Internal Audit Supervisor in the City Auditor's Office for the City of Oklahoma City; five years as a tax preparer for American Express Tax & Business Services; and ten years with my own accounting firm, Tamala Zolicoffer, CPA.  I have been teaching at OCCC since January, 2004, and have been full-time since August, 2008.Credentials:  CPA since 1990.

     
  • After OCCC

    Jobs for Business Management Degree Graduates

    Study business management at Oklahoma City Community College, and you’ll gain the right foundation to manage any company – no matter the size. You’ll take courses that will help you with:

    • Business operations and management and planning
    • How to make good decisions about what to risk and when
    • How to make your business achieve long-term sustainability
    • How to adapt to changes in the marketplace