Associate of Arts in Management
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in Management introduces students to the theoretical concepts and practical applications needed to effectively lead and manage a workforce, with a focus on either human resources or retail management. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills necessary to be a successful supervisor in a business environment
  • Explain key concepts, methods, and practices for managing human capital in an organization
  • Compare and contrast ethical theories as they relate to organizational and individual behavior 
  • Prepare a development program for a potential direct report


  • 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