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Associate's degree

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals

Programmatic Accreditation: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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2 years

Approximate Program Length

60

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

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Register by: Jan 27, 2021

Gain the skills to enter the competitive field of business with our Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals. You’ll develop a solid foundation in topics like accounting, management and communication. And courses are just 5 weeks long, so you can fit them into your busy life.

You'll learn how to:

  • Examine business functions relating to domestic and international operations

  • Use innovation and sustainability to maximize value

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

10

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online associate of arts with a concentration in business fundamentals, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Management theory and practice
  • Information systems
  • Financial accounting
  • Business communications
  • Globalization

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals?

An AABFN can prepare you to be an: 

  • Administrative manager
  • Office manager
7 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for administrative services managers is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$398

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved  $11k and 1 year on their undergratuate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships
Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know
Earn your degree without starting from scratch. Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

Our Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals degree has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is regularly benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for all ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

137

Chief Executive Officers

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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