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Business Administration, Associate Degree

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
Online
The online associate degree in Business Administration at American Public University System serves as a general introduction to education and business fundamentals and further develops the skills you’ll need for an entry-level position in business or government. 
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Overview

Here at the American Public University System we offer an online associate degree in Business Administration. You’ll study basic finance, management, marketing, and leadership concepts while increasing your written communication and computer skills in this online program. You may also apply credits earned in this associate degree toward the completion of a business administration bachelor’s degree or related business program.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Use skills in oral and written communication as well as mathematics, relevant general education coursework, and specific business knowledge in the basics of accounting, economics, management, and marketing.
  • Discuss the basic business principles and operations, including management, marketing, and finance.
  • Apply critical thinking, problem solving, and team-building skills in a business management environment.
  • Examine basic tools for managing in organizations based on a fundamental knowledge of both individual and organizational behavior.

Accreditation

This associate degree in Business Administration has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders and is accredited by theAccreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Skills gained in this program are helpful if you wish to pursue the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word 2013 certification.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Courses Start Monthly

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      8-Week Program Format

  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Basics of Business
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Application Software Integration
  • Personal Finance
  • Applied Business Solutions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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Funding

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