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Health and Beauty Management Online Associate Degree

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Prepare to achieve your dream of running your own health and beauty business with an online Health and Beauty Management Associate Degree from National American University.

Online Health and Beauty Management Associate Program Overview

If you’ve previously earned a cosmetology, cosmetology instructor, esthetician, massage therapy, barbering, or nail tech license and want to complement your experience with business skills, the Health and Beauty Management Online Associate Degree is designed for you.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Critically apply concepts in the principal areas of health and beauty management to support organizational decisions.
  • Use current business technologies in support of organizational operations.
  • Explain the leadership skills required to achieve strategic health and beauty management objectives.
  • Explain appropriate ethical perspectives in a diverse business environment.
  • Effectively communicate in a professional business setting.
  • Productively collaborate in a professional business setting.

Online Health and Beauty Management Classes and Curriculum

The Health and Beauty Management Online Degree program consists of three class requirements: major core, support core, and general education core. These classes total 90 credits.

A maximum of 61.5 quarter credit hours from a cosmetology, cosmetology instructor, esthetician, massage therapy license (or a combination thereof) is required to transfer into the health and beauty vocational core.

You have up to three terms from the date of enrollment to present a copy/copies of your valid state license/s. If you have a current state or national license or certification from an accredited cosmetology, cosmetology instructor, massage therapy, or esthetician program, you may receive transfer credits up to 75% of your degree, based on the appropriate documentation and/or articulated program hours. Combinations of the specified licenses may also be accepted. Number of transfer credits awarded may vary based on state licensure and educational requirements.

If your cannot achieve at least 45 credits through such licenses, you will need to fulfill the vocational core with recommended business electives (courses coded AC, EC, FN, MG, MT, OL, OM).

Major and Vocational Core

51 credits

Electives

16.5 credits

General Education

22.5 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Health and Beauty Management Online Associate Degree Tuition and Fees

Degree Tuition and Fees

Learn more about our undergraduate tuition schedule.

Online Health and Beauty Management Associate Degree Career Outcomes

With your Online Associate Degree in Health and Beauty Management, you may pursue a variety of careers in the health and beauty industry.

  • Owner / Operator
  • General Manager
  • Hairdresser / Hairstylist / Cosmetologist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Health and Beauty Management Associate Degree?

  • Entry-level job seekers: The Health and Beauty Management Online Associate degree is an empowering first step if you plan to begin a career in entrepreneurship. You gain the knowledge and management skill base required to build or expand a business.
  • Business professionals: A Health and Beauty Management degree is an excellent option for those who wish to pursue a management career or become an entrepreneur in the health and beauty sector. As an online student, you can take classes as you advance your career.

Course Listing (90 Credits)

HB2100D     Mastering Cosmetology Business

Communications

EN1150     Composition I

EN2100     Speech OR
EN2150     Interpersonal Professional Communication

Mathematics/Science

MA Mathematics Elective OR
SC Science Elective

Humanities

HU Humanities Elective

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.