Small Business Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 14 accredited small business schools where small business faculty who teach small business classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business
  • Masters degree in Small Business


Schools

  1. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  4. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  5. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  6. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  7. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  8. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  9. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  10. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  11. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  12. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  13. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  14. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Small Business Employment

Arizona 41,910
National 1,708,080

Approximately 2% of the country's small business professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Arizona

33,090 39,370 40,890 39,270 41,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of small business is growing. In Arizona, 8,820 more small business professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 27% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of small business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$92,920 $95,120 $101,620 $104,490 $102,650
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to small business professionals are growing in Arizona. In 2006 small business professionals made a mean salary of $92,920 per year, and in 2010 they made $102,650 per year.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$43,420
25th percentile
$60,520
50th percentile
$85,180
75th percentile
$126,970
90th percentile
$168,760

Thus, there was a 9% growth in small business professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 289% pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of small business in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Arizona

Accounting
$46,102
Advertising
$75,008
Business Administration
$78,543
Business Management
$89,260
Finance
$74,199
Forensic Accounting
$55,333
Hospitality
$33,683
Human Resources
$60,843
International Business
$86,278
Management
$77,498
Marketing
$85,213
Project Management
$77,810
Property Management
$52,580
Restaurant Management
$51,300
Risk Management
$64,730
Small Business
$102,650

In Arizona, small business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
3
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total21

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited small business schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 12 graduates in 2006. And there were 106 graduates from small business courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 783%. 52% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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