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Business Administration  Associate of Science

The online Associate of Science in Business Administration helps you build a foundation that prepares you for today's competitive business world. Choose from nine concentrations to create a degree that matches your career goals.

Online
60 Credits
Starts September 2, 2024

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Online Associate of Science in Business Administration Overview

A successful career in business requires a solid educational foundation. The online Associate of Science in Business Administration program from Cambridge College is designed to prepare you to launch your career in today’s competitive business world.

Online Associate of Science in Business Administration Program Highlights

The Associate Business Administration degree program is a foundation to help students become tomorrow’s business leaders and entrepreneurs. This online program offers graduates the opportunity to learn core knowledge and skills like:

  • Decision-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Management
  • Organization and research
  • Leveraging technology

A lot of my co-workers attended, and if they could do it, I could, too. Everything was online and it was easy for me to manage and fit into my schedule.

Marissa Dalton
AS in Business Administration
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Online Business Administration Degree Tuition Information

Location
Cost Per Credit
Credits*
Total Program Tuition
Online
Cost Per Credit$502
Credits* 60 credits
Total Program Tuition $30,120

*See curriculum sheet for a breakdown of credits and credit ranges.

“I was a working professional; I’m also a mom of two active boys. So, it was easier to go online.”

Stacey Marlow, Graduate

Online Associate Degree in Business Concentrations

Business is a big arena with a place for all talents and interests. This online Associate in Business Administration degree offers nine distinct concentrations in some of today’s most in-demand professional fields:

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss basic business plans in the context of global, political, social and technological environments.
  • Recognize key ethical and legal concepts in diverse, changing work environments.
  • Identify and research major business issues.
  • Describe the operational principles of business, particularly in the industry-specific disciplines of accounting, finance, marketing and management.
  • Understand the importance of clearly and effectively communicating and presenting basic data, ideas and concepts in business administration.

  1. Choose your program of study. Browse our Program Finder to find your program.
  2. Complete and sign the online application.
  3. Pay the $50 application fee ($100 for international students) by the term start date.
  4. Send official transcripts directly to Cambridge College in a sealed, unopened envelope. Learn How to Send Transcripts
  5. Fulfill any additional program-specific admissions requirements.
  6. Ensure you have internet access, and a fully functional laptop or desktop computer that can play audio and video and access Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint).

Note: Your admission file must be complete and accepted before your financial aid may be awarded, before your transfer credit may be evaluated, and before you may register for classes.

Cambridge College undergraduate admission also requires at least one of the following:

  • Original high school transcript showing graduation or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) or HiSET certificate
  • Or an affidavit confirming high school program completion in a state-approved homeschool setting.
  • Or, if not required by state law, proof of high school education in a homeschool setting meeting state attendance exemptions
  • Or enrollment in an eligible career pathway program
  • Or proof of passing scores on an approved ability-to-benefit test (such as the Accuplacer Test administered by Cambridge College)
  • Or nine credit hours of Cambridge College course work, applicable toward an undergraduate degree or certificate, completed with grades of B or better. (Non-matriculated students may not receive aid while earning credits.)
  • Or 24 or more credits earned from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university. Note: Official college transcripts are evaluated for transfer credit. Courses not included in an earned associate degree must be earned at a grade of C or better to be eligible for transfer.

Careers in Business Administration

The Associate in Business Administration program will appeal to working adults interested in earning a two-year degree, providing a foundation for the higher education the business world demands.

Many graduates of this associate degree program apply for entry-level positions in business or advance in their current careers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for those working in business and financial occupations is $76,850.*

Nearly all of our students are working adults who recognize Cambridge College as a good fit for its convenience and flexibility. Approximately sixty-three percent of our online students are employed at organizations with a Corporate Partner relationship with Cambridge College.

$76,850

Median annual wage for business and financial occupations*

911,400

New business and finance job openings projected annually*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Business and Financial Occupations, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm (visited October 12, 2023).

Business Administration Jobs

With an AS in Business Administration, you will be prepared for entry-level employment in fields like:

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Sales

Faculty Spotlight

Paula G. Bramante

Paula G. Bramante

MBA, BS

Assistant Vice President for Teaching and Learning Technologies and Professor

Senior eLearning leader at Cambridge College Global, formerly New England College of Business. Led the migration of on-campus courses to the online format and provided leadership through the growth phases of moving from a junior college to a graduate school. Experienced at leading eLearning instructional design teams at both the higher education and corporate level. Successfully managed cross-functional virtual teams in support of the implementation of 3 new learning management systems...

Vivian M. Hatziyannis

Vivian M. Hatziyannis

MA

Senior Faculty and Senior Instructor

Vivian Hatziyannis is dedicated to the mission of being a good teacher. With many years of experience operating her own consulting business, she finds joy in training clients on technology and innovation. Vivian completed her undergraduate academic work at Boston University and her graduate work at Tufts University. Residing in Medford, she cherishes time with her two adult children and four beautiful grandchildren. Teaching at Cambridge College, Vivian has had the pleasure of encountering...

Christopher Weir

Christopher Weir

EdD, MA

Program Chair ASBA, BSBA, DMK, SEM/BSE and Professor

Dr. Chris Weir brings over 25 years of professional marketing and management experience to the virtual classroom to augment the theoretical aspects of the courses he teaches. He has developed marketing plans and campaigns for such national brands as Campbell Soup, Dodge cars, Lever Brothers, Major League Baseball and Schaefer Beer.

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