Associate of Science in Management

An associate degree may be a good starting point for the workforce or to begin your bachelor’s degree. The Associate of Science degree in Management from CTU is designed to help build your knowledge of the fundamentals of management and business practices.

In this program, you may study the various theoretical and practical methods of managing teams and projects. You can also experience a curriculum that aligns to industry standards and helps develop skills that are applicable to the competitive global business world.

CTU’s Associate of Science in Management:

  • Aligns to the first two years of CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Management program
  • 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
  • May be completed in as little as 18 months*

At CTU, working-adult students come first. Our flexible online course schedule and mobile app are 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

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TOTAL CREDITS

93

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)

Program Details

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses- General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
    or
    COMS203 Speech Communications 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
    PSYC102 Introductory Psychology 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
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 57
    Courses- Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    BADM150 Contemporary Business Trends 4
    FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis 4
    HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
     
    MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4
    or
    Select four credit hours from 200-300 level business courses 4
     
    MGMT235 Business Law I 4
    Select four credit hours from 200-300 level business courses 4
    ELE Elective 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 36

    Total Credit Hours: 93

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  • Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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  • Ways to Save

    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    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 tests successfully passed. 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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Given the fact that all of the rates reflected below are based on historical data and were subject to varying levels of audit and re-interpretation, students should not rely on them as an implicit or explicit representation or promise of future outcomes or employability following completion of a program of study. Indeed, there are numerous factors that affect a student's ability to graduate and secure employment over which we have little or no control. Therefore, our school cannot and does not guarantee or estimate the likelihood of on-time completion, graduation, or employment for any student.

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Reporting Period: 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017

Date Submitted: 12/2017

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The program rate shown corresponds to the Business Administration program.
 

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** As an associate degree program, this program is designed as a 24 month program; however; many factors will impact your time to completion, including course loads, proficiency and/or transfer credits and breaks.