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Students can earn the following Associate of Applied Science degrees in as little as two years:

Business Management
Business Management-Accounting Option
Business Management-Microcomputer Option
Business Management - Pharmacy Technician
Office Systems Technology - Administrative Assistant
Office Systems Technology - Medical Coding & Billing
Computer Networking

Business Computer Programming

In addition, the following Certificates are available:

Business Management
Office Systems Technology

The instructors are:

Melynda Barks, Professor/Department Chairperson

M.Ed - Central Methodist University, MBA - Missouri Baptist University


Mrs. Barks teaches Office Systems Technology courses, computer classes, and accounting. She is advisor for PBL and has been with MAC since 2000.

Todd Kline, Professor

MBA - Missouri Baptist University


Mr. Kline teaches Management/Marketing courses along with computer classes. He is also the Veterans Club advisor. Mr. Kline has been with MAC since 2001.

Lana LaBruyere, Professor

MBA - Webster University


Mrs. LaBruyere teaches computer classes and Business Math. She is co-advisor for PTK. She has been with the college since 1997.

Dr. Amy Henson, Professor
PhD - University of Missouri in St. Louis, MBA - Maryville University

Dr. Henson teaches Networking, Web Design and various other computer classes, as well as Business Ethics and Human Resource Management. She is co-advisor for PTK. She has been with the college since 1991.

Scott Sebaugh, Instructor

MA - Webster University


Mr. Sebaugh teaches computer science and computer related courses. He has been with the college since 2016.

Lynne Wisdom, Associate Professor

MBA - Webster University


Mrs. Wisdom teaches primarily in the Business Administration Department, but teaches for Business Education Department as well. She has been with the college since 2008.

Angela Erickson, Instructor



Mrs. Erickson began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 2008. She teaches the Medical Coding course A & P for Coders. She is currently a full-time instructor for the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

Karen Groves, Adjunct Instructor

C.C.S. AHIMA Certified
ICD-10 Trainer Certification

Mrs. Groves teaches the Medical Coding courses. She has been with the college since 2010.

Debra Lee, Adjunct Instructor

MBA - Northwest Missouri State University


Mrs. Lee teaches management courses. She has been with the college since 1994.