GET STARTED IN THE WORLD OF CONTRACTS.

Contracts set the parameters for how goods and services are procured for business. From drafting and managing contracts to purchasing and acquisition, you can help prepare and execute the documents that allow business operations to flow. A Strayer associate degree in acquisition and contract management helps you build a foundation in key acquisition processes, gain practical knowledge of contract law, learn how to make requests for proposals, and acquire skills for contract negotiation and management.

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A Degree With a Difference

A Degree With a Difference 

85% of Strayer associate degree recipients responding to our survey said their degree had an impact on meeting their professional or career goals. 

— OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013 

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Associate in Arts in Acquisition and Contract Management - North Carolina

Acquisition and Contract Management

BUILD YOUR SKILL SET:

Master the request for proposal process, from identifying vendors to writing the proposal to making the award
Explore the contract management process, including oversight, quality assurance and re-negotiation
Learn about federal acquisition regulations and federal purchasing agreements
Analyze cost and price factors to help businesses and the government make intelligent purchasing decisions
Study the legal code that governs procurement and contract management
Develop your contract negotiation skills
Improve your communication and analysis competencies
Increase your professional net worth, and start on a path toward career advancement
Prepare to pursue a bachelors of business degree with a concentration in acquisition to further your knowledge and marketability

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Key Courses in Your Concentration.

BUS 319-Principles of Federal Acquisition and Contract Management

Examine the federal procurement process and introduces concepts, policies and procedures associated with government contracting. Discuss the programming, planning and justification of program funding; formulation and earmarking of procurement requirements; preparation of work statements and specifications; procurement requests; and acquisition planning.

BUS 330-Contract Administration and Management

Understand the general policies and procedures for federal contract administration in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Review the responsibilities of contract administration including pre-and post-award activities, contract oversight, quality assurance, compliance, financing, cost controls, documentation, terminations and disputes, and subcontract management. Discuss coordination with procurement activities and audit agencies.

BUS 230-Purchasing and Materials Management

Examine integral aspects of purchasing and materials management, including function, organization, quality and quantity considerations; pricing policies; supplier selection; and ethical and legal implications. Review purchasing procedures, value analysis, inventory control, warehousing and traffic, capital equipment, make-or-buy decision making, automation, budgets, and institutional and governmental purchasing practices.

 

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Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$1,420.00 per course (Full-Time), $1,420.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $3,000.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for undergraduate tuition rates.

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Graduate in 1.7 to 2.5 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 3 or more classes per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 1.7 year or fewer (3 classes per quarter)
Part-time 2 or fewer classes per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 2.5 years or more

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

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Key Courses in Your Major.

ACC 100-Accounting I

Understand accounting concepts, assumptions and principles. Study the analysis and recording of business transactions, the adjusting process and the procedures necessary to complete the accounting cycle. Progress to illustrating merchandising operations and merchandise inventory accounting, exploring internal control and cash, and explaining accounting procedures for receivables.

BUS 100-Introduction to Business

Get a foundation in business operations through a survey of the major business functions (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). Take a high-level look at business organizations and the business environment, strategic planning, international business and quality assurance.

BUS 319-Principles of Federal Acquisition and Contract Management

Examine the federal procurement process and introduces concepts, policies and procedures associated with government contracting. Discuss the programming, planning and justification of program funding; formulation and earmarking of procurement requirements; preparation of work statements and specifications; procurement requests; and acquisition planning.

BUS 330-Contract Administration and Management

Understand the general policies and procedures for federal contract administration in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Review the responsibilities of contract administration including pre-and post-award activities, contract oversight, quality assurance, compliance, financing, cost controls, documentation, terminations and disputes, and subcontract management. Discuss coordination with procurement activities and audit agencies.

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