Associate of Applied Science in Small Group Management Overview
Purdue Global’s online AAS in Small Group Management was designed to offer Army active-duty, National Guard, Reserves, and veterans an opportunity to use their military training to earn a degree faster. This innovative program was specifically created to build upon the training you receive as part of your service and award college credit, putting a relevant, valuable associate’s degree within your reach.
As a student, you’ll focus on developing key management skills including communication within small groups, conflict management, risk management, ethical decision-making and problem solving, employee development, team synergy, and effective goal setting.
The program culminates in a capstone course that gives you hands-on experience managing small groups within the military, and could help enhance your professional development.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.
Note: To be eligible for this program, servicemembers must have completed military learning that can fulfill the program’s small group management elective requirements.
This online degree in small group management is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills to become a more effective leader and more valued employee in your current career. As a graduate of Purdue Global’s associate’s degree program, you can pursue employment opportunities such as*:
- General and operations manager
- Sales manager
- Administrative services manager
- Industrial production manager
- Transportation, storage, and distribution manager
- Construction manager
- Social and community services manager