Business Administration Associate Degree Program

Business Administration Associate Degree Program

Are you bursting with great ideas for your company?

How many times have you thought, “I could turn my workplace around if I were in charge”? If you wish to secure a position as a business administrator, or you're a manager looking to refine your skills, our associate program might be the extra boost you need.

Top ten reasons to earn an Associate Degree in Business Administration:

1. Online courses.
Our business administration program is online-exclusive, which means you can learn at home on your own schedule. 

2. Fast-paced program.
Our associate degree only takes seven months to earn!

3. Learn new digital communication strategies.
Gain insight into utilizing social media in a professional setting.

4. Develop your marketing strategies.
Marketing is one of the main focuses of our program, as it is directly seen by your company's consumers. Mastering this important business tenet is crucial to success.

5. High demand for administrative services managers.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of these positions will increase ten percent between 2016 and 2026. 1

6. Develop your organizational skills.
By learning how to organize more effectively, you'll be able to achieve more and help your company succeed. 

7. Become your own boss.
The information you'll gain through our program can be invaluable if you decide to start your own business.

8. Create a better work environment.
By becoming a more effective manager, you'll reduce stress within the company and make it a better workplace. If employees are content, your company's productivity will likely increase. 

9. Become adept at accounting.
Help your business manage debt and become more profitable by increasing your financial awareness.

10. Useful for many different occupations.
Skills such as human resource management, accounting, managing payroll and training new employees are needed in virtually every company. Become an invaluable asset to your workplace by enrolling in our program today!


1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor.  (2017, October 24).  Occupational Outlook Handbook.  Administrative Services Managers.  Retrieved from

The Business Administration AAS program will enhance your business knowledge, management and administrative skillset. This program is designed to help business professionals advance their existing careers. A certificate or diploma in a business related program, significant college courses toward a business degree, or approved business work experience is required for admission.

Program length – 7 months

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Online program

Courses include accounting, negotiation and organizational structure. Business courses are paired with courses in oral and written communication and the humanities to develop business skills, interpersonal skills, writing ability and workplace adaptability. 

Managers with good decision-making, organizational and communication skills will always be in demand. Armed with a business degree, you could choose the industry that interests you most. If you decide to change jobs, the skills you learn here could be used in other organizations or industries.

Demand for administrative services managers and general managers is expected to grow 5-8% through 2024.1

1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 Edition, Administrative services manager, General manager, retrieved 4/26/16


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