Business Management (Associate of Arts)

Earn an Online Business Management Degree (Associate)

Are you ready to take the next step toward a professional career? Gain a fundamental understanding of management theories and best practices with an online Associate of Arts in Business Management from Grantham University. This career-relevant program will engage you in the kind of problem-solving activities you’ll tackle in your career – setting you up for success for the long run.

What will I learn in this online degree program for an associate in business management?
You’ll be able to identify and act on fundamental business principles in multiple functional areas of any business. From communication strategies to critical thinking and decision-making capabilities, you’ll have the tools to be successful in management.

What careers can I pursue with this an associate in business management degree?
A number of supervisory and management positions – from the sales department to the industrial shop floor1. Plus, the skills you’ll learn in your business management courses are universally important – in businesses, non-profits or even the government. You could work almost anywhere.

How long is this online business management associate degree program?
At 61 credit hours, the online Business Management Associate of Arts degree program is designed to be completed in 24 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.

How much will the online business management associate degree program cost?
The undergraduate rate is $265 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

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Business Management Degree Program Outcomes
After successfully completing this program of management training courses, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate theories and actions that enable businesses/organizations to grow
  • Evaluate the role of science, technology and market commercialization in the creation of viable products and services
  • Identify the basic theories, principles and practices related to each functional area of business
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and communication skills

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
BA150 Principles of Business Management
BA260 Business Law I
BA225 Managerial Accounting

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
BA101 Introduction to Business 3
BA150 Principles of Business Management 3
BA181 Foundations of Marketing 3
BA220 Financial Accounting 3
BA225 Managerial Accounting 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
Program and core: 43
Electives (6): 18
Total: 61

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Associates
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available
Starts:Weekly

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