Online Business Administration Associate Degree
Associate of Science in Business Administration
An associate degree may help you prepare to enter the workforce or a bachelor’s degree. The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration from CTU is designed to do both.
In this program, you can work to build a strong base of fundamentals that can help you enter today’s competitive business world. You can also study key business administration techniques, including critical-thinking and decision-making skills and incorporate that knowledge with important communication skills.
CTU’s Associate of Science in Business Administration:
- Is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- Has CTU Fast Track™ exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
- Aligns to the first two years of CTU’s Bachelor of Business Administration program
At CTU, working-adult students come first. Our flexible online course schedule is designed to help you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- January 25, 2022
- March 01, 2022
- April 12, 2022
- Colorado Springs
- Denver South
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The Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA) is a 93-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. It consists of 57 general education credit hours and 36 credit hours devoted to the business administration core.
This introductory program to business administration focuses on human resources, accounting, marketing, and management. The program is designed to provide a foundational approach for students interested in general business opportunities. The ASBA program aligns to the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program.
This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.
Courses: General EducationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours COMS105 Interpersonal Communications 4.5 or COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5 or COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5 ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5 ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5 ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5 ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5 GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5 or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5 MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5 MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5 PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5 SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5 SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5 SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5 SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5 UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5 or HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 57
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ACCT201 Accounting I 4 FIN205 Finance Literacy in Today’s World 4 HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4 IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4 MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4 MGMT235 Business Law I 4 MGMT295 Associate Capstone: General Business Applications in a Global Environment 4 MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4 UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4 Total Credit Hours: 36
Total Credit Hours: 93
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Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:
- Active duty military status
- Number of CTU Fast Track™ courses successfully passed
- Number of credits transferred and accepted from other institutions
- Eligibility for a Corporate Alliances Grant (check with your CTU Admissions Advisor)
- Tuition Reimbursement (talk to your HR Manager)
- Grants or scholarships at CTU
Students in CTU associate degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*
Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.
*The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track exams successfully passed. CTU Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.
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