Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Academics

The Division of Business and Information Technology

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THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The School of Business and Information Technology (BIT) at Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC) is committed to innovative programs and high standards of academic excellence while providing business and technology programs, services, and extra-curricular activities, which meet the diverse needs of the population that AMSC serves.

Dean’s Statement

Welcome to the School of Business and Information Technology website!

With faculty excellence in teaching and supportive staff, our students apply natural curiosity and develop their intellectual capacities and abilities to interpret ideas, imagine design and enhance their communication skills for success in the globally interconnected and innovation-focused 21st century.

We offer you an education that addresses these essential questions:

  • What should I choose as a major and why?
  • How can I become prosperous by utilizing business and technology?
  • What knowledge, skills and abilities do I need to access 21st century opportunities?
  • At AMSC you can major in a Business or Technology focus area and study courses in Accounting, Computer Programming, Economics, Financial Technology and Marketing.

    I encourage you to review the information presented on this website and invite you to pursue a career in Business and Technology, a career rich in opportunity to advance prosperity for your family and to the benefit of others.
    AMSC Trailblazers and our students are destined to be leaders, entrepreneurs, managers, and generally fascinating people. Join us and a Trailblazer will be happy to show you the way!

    Mission Statement

    The School of Business and Information Technology is committed to high standards of academic excellence by offering transfer, career and certificate programs in business and technology, as well as, professional services and activities that meet the diverse needs of the diverse population, firms and stakeholders served in metropolitan Atlanta.

    In accordance with the overall mission of the college, the BIT offers three types of degree-granting business programs:

    • Business and technology related transfer programs for students intending to pursue the baccalaureate degree in business field.
    • Business and technology related career programs for students seeking academic preparation for employment.
    • Business and technology related cooperative programs to complement vocational/technical certification in a business or computer field.

    The instructional and learning activities, extra-curricular activities, and support services are especially designed to develop in students a general business knowledge that is both globally and technologically relevant. The activities and services also place emphasis on the development of critical thinking, communications, and computer and information literacy skills. In addition to the academic degree programs and services, BIT also works in conjunction with other units of the college to provide services and programs for the college community, as well as for business and industry. The Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) is a special program of the Business and Information Technology providing community forums, professional services and programs to businesses and residents in metropolitan Atlanta. The CFE provides a wide range of courses, workshops, and services to meet the needs of the business sector, including: (1) writing business plans, (2) establishing sound fiscal practices, (3) obtaining business licensing and completing IRS documents, (4) acquiring bank loans, (5) understanding business accounting, (6) launching effective business marketing and public relations, and (6) starting profit and nonprofit businesses.

    The Associate of Science in Business Administration Program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

    Contact Information

    Dr. Vincent Mangum
    Dean, Business and Information Technology Division
    Location: Science Lecture Building, Room 128
    Phone: 404-756-4006

    BIT Programs

    Bachelor's Program

    Business Administration (BBA)
    Financial Technology (FinTech) - Concentration in the BBA Program

    Associate's Program

    • Business Administration (ASCC Pathway)
    • Computer Information Systems (ASCC Pathway)