Associate of Applied Science in Small Business Management
National American University

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Small Business Management is designed to meet the needs of students with goals of starting new businesses or expanding existing businesses.  The program emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are essential to becoming a successful small business owner and/or manager.  Skills are acquired in entrepreneurial strategies and planning, feasibility analysis, market analysis, and competitor analysis, and students will also develop comprehensive business plans for new business ventures.

Support for small businesses is surging. In the shifting competitive landscape, this online small business management  associate's degree program equips students with the ability to successfully own and/or manage a small business. There is no limit to the fields of practice that a graduate may enter.  Opportunities are available in nearly every industry, including, but not limited to:

  • Finance
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Pet care    

Emerging technologies will continue to shape the small business industry by creating new markets and services.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

National American University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa