Associate of Arts in Business Administration
American Public University System

Program Details

Gain an introduction to business fundamentals with an associate’s online Business Administration degree. Students will gain abilities and knowledge necessary for entry-level positions in business and government

Classes discuss basic finance, management, marketing, and leadership principles, in addition to increasing communication and computer skills. Graduates can apply credits from this program toward a bachelor-level Business Administration degree online. Skills mastered in this degree track can benefit students pursuing Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word 2013 certification.

Subjects covered in the Business Administration major include:

  • Principles of supervision
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Application software integration
  • Personal finance
  • Applied business solutions


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits).
  • Official transcripts.

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission