Business Administration Associate Degree



National American University’s online Business Administration Associate Degree program will help you develop the knowledge and strategic mind-set you need to enter a business field. This program is also an excellent foundation if you want to pursue a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

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Online Business Administration Associate Program Overview

The Business Administration online associate degree provides you with the foundational concepts you will need to excel in business.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Describe how concepts in the principal areas of business support organizational decisions.
  • Classify current business technologies in support of organizational operations.
  • Explain the leadership skills required to achieve strategic business objectives.
  • Recognize appropriate ethical perspectives in a global business environment.
  • Distinguish effective communication strategies in a professional business setting.
  • Employ productive collaboration methods in a professional business setting.

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National American University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS, 66213, USA. The list of accredited business programs can be found on the IACBE website:

 Online Business Administration Associate Degree Classes and Curriculum

The online Business Administration associate degree program consists of 90 total credits. You take business administration major core, open elective, and general education core classes.

All academic courses are 100% online and subject to minimum class size requirements.

Major Core

33 credits


9 credits

General Education

48 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.


Business Administration Online Associate Degree Tuition and Fees

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Online Business Administration Associate Degree Career Outcomes

The online Business Administration Associate Degree gives you the background you need for an entry-level job in business sectors such as banking, finance, sales, insurance, and management. With experience, you may also qualify for more advanced positions.

  • Office Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Business Support Representative
  • Business Development Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Sales / Account Manager
  • Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Online Business Administration Associate Degree?

  • Entry-level job seekers: The online Business Administration Associate Degree program is a great option if you want to start or advance your Business Administration career.
  • Business Administration professionals: You are a great fit for this program if you are seeking to change career fields or advance your career.

Course Listing (90 Credits)

AC1060 – Principles of Accounting I
AC1160 – Principles of Accounting II
FN3000 – Business Finance I
MG3000 – Marketing
MT1050 – Introduction to Business
MT2050 – Principles of Management
MT3550 – Entrepreneurship and Small Business
MT3653 – Business Administration Capstone

AC, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, or OM courses


EN1150 – Composition I
EN1300 – Composition II

EN2100 – Speech 4.5 OR
EN2150 – Interpersonal Professional Communication


SC Science Elective


MA2000 – Quantitative Reasoning


HU2000 – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Behavioral/Social Science

EC2050 – Macroeconomics
EC2100 – Microeconomics

General Education

CS1202 – Strategies for Professionals  OR
CS1204 – Advanced Strategies for Professionals

CS1302 – Consumer Mathematics
CS2080 – Career Management

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.