Online Associate in Arts in Business Administration
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Get down to business
Start your journey in accounting, economics, business law, management, marketing or information technology. An associate degree in Business Administration can help prepare you to take on the business world.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Be the boss of your own future
Earning an associate business administration degree can give you the general knowledge and skills you need to start the job search or help you get ahead in your current job.
Build your skills
- Apply analytical, technical and research skills to assess and measure the effectiveness of strategic goals and performance within an organization.
- Formulate management approaches to foster a productive and ethical organizational culture.
- Provide effective leadership that promotes diversity and fosters an organizational culture that is motivating, adaptive to change and competitive.
- Develop effective strategic business strategies based on analyses of domestic and global operating environments, market dynamics and internal capabilities.
Apply credits to bachelor’s degree
Make your credits count: Transfer up to 20 classes from your associate degree directly into a Strayer bachelor’s degree program.
Add essential skills to your résumé
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Gain knowledge and learn new skills
One of the best ways to understand how to succeed in business is by learning from professionals who’ve spent their careers doing just that. Strayer business degree programs are taught by professionals who can connect what you learn in the classroom to the real world. Start your journey. View all courses.
Being an effective communicator is an essential skill for any profession. In this course, you will learn the secrets to writing, listening, and speaking with credibility in order to share your voice with the world.
With every dollar you spend, save, or invest, how confident are you that you are making the best financial decisions in today's economy? Knowing what drives the economy can help you understand all aspects of life, including jobs, income levels, consumer prices, trade, and general prosperity. In this course, you will explore key concepts of economics and personal finance. You will be equipped with the ability to leverage analysis tools, as well as economic reasoning and planning skills.
We are becoming a globally connected world and bringing together different cultural backgrounds allow us to be more innovative and creative than ever. In this course, you'll explore various cultures and groups from around the globe and learn how to maximize diverse perspectives to improve your interactions, your work, and the world around you.
Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.
Provides a survey of fundamental management concepts and techniques. This information contributes to effective management and provides a foundation for the continued study of management applications. Emphasis is placed on the roles, the environment, and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. The course will also highlight the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. The communication process, motivation, and operations (production) management are also presented.
Serves as a foundation course in business finance. Provides a conceptual framework for the financial decision-making process and introduces tools and techniques of finance including financial mathematics, capital budgeting, sources of funds and financial analysis. Topics include acquisition and use of short-term and long-term capital; financial markets, institutions and instruments; financial control; time value of money; cash, operation and long-range budgeting; and cost of capital.
Associate admission requirements
Before you can pursue your associate degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate.