Our university prepares students to be principled leaders in the global business community through a flexible learning environment that leverages technology and best practices focused on the practical application of knowledge.
The university designed the Online Associate of Arts in Business Administration degree specifically for new and working professionals seeking to learn critical business principles used in the field today. This unique flexibility is ideal for individuals seeking a relevant and versatile business-related associate degree that fits into their busy schedules.
The program provides quality education that also serves as a foundation for students preparing for advanced degrees such as the online Bachelor of Business Administration and beyond. Students interact online with peers from around the globe, which aids in the development of valuable writing, communication, and research skills.
The business administration faculty at the university draws from a qualified pool of business professionals and leaders. Many are experts in their specific area of study and some are executives and mentors serving in Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations.
All of the online business administration degrees are continually reviewed by industry advisory councils to ensure that they are current with the latest trends and innovations that are changing the future of the global business landscape.
This program has been designed in consultation with business leaders and industry advisory councils, and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
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American Public University is a leading provider of affordable, quality online education offering more than 90 degree programs to learners everywhere. APU is ranked in the top 20% overall of online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report (Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2016).
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