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Career Research - MCC

MCC Career Counseling

MCC Counseling Offices:

Blue River

Education Center building, room 115
20301 East 78 Highway,
Independence, MO 64057-2052
Learning Resources building, 2nd floor
500 SW Longview Road,
Lee's Summit, MO 64081-2105
Maple Woods
Administration Building, room 108J
2601 NE Barry Road,
Kansas City, MO 64156-1299
Penn Valley
Campus Center, Suite 234
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Business Pathway

Do you want to begin a career in accounting, business management, sales, or finance? Have you ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur?

Prepare to thrive in the ever-changing global economy through the business pathway. Careers include accounting, management, project management, logistics, retail management, hospitality, and human resources. Develop skills in communications, inclusiveness, integrity, initiative, ethics and leadership — all critical to success in business.

Whether you want to pursue a bachelor's degree or go directly into the workforce, MCC's accounting and business pathway provides the industry-relevant knowledge and specialized technical skills you need to start or advance your career. 

Business Pathway: Degrees, Certificates & Continuing Education

Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.) is MCC's largest transfer degree, designed for student intending to transfer to a bachelor's degree program. Popular majors in this academic and career pathway are:

Associate of Applied Science Degrees (A.A.S.) are designed to provide you with the skills to enter the workforce after you graduate from MCC. We offer these associate of applied science degrees in this academic and career pathway:

Certificates are an accessible, affordable and fast route to enter the workforce in less time than it takes to complete a degree. The credits earned in these certificate programs apply towards the associate of applied science degree in that area. MCC offers these certificates in this academic and career pathway:

MCC Continuing Education programs promote lifelong learning through community education, short-term workforce training and professional development courses. Our programs meet students where they are and provide the opportunity for personal enrichment, workforce readiness and career advancement.

Whether you are between jobs, looking to advance, or just starting out in the workplace, our training and certificate programs are designed to get workers the training they need - fast.

  • Apprenticeship Train the Trainer
  • Bookkeeping
  • Customer Contact Professional
  • Environmental Health and Safety 
  • Manufacturing Leadership
  • National Retail Foundation/Customer Service
  • Risk Management
  • Warehousing