A.A. in Business

The Associate of Arts in Business degree, offered online and on campus, will prepare you to advance professionally in business operations, communication and customer service. With this associate degree in business, you'll gain a unique understanding of the leadership styles, management approaches and business systems that drive organizational success. You'll also explore innovation and its critical role in business. Our associate degree in business is taught from a Christian perspective to enrich how you think and lead personally and professionally.

  • Learn from a distinguished faculty with executive leadership experience in business, education, government and the military.
  • Take courses in accounting, marketing, business communications, business law, technology and financial management.
  • Discover your leadership strengths and the principles that lead to greater productivity and job satisfaction.

Career Opportunities:

  • Business Operations
  • Business Communication
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Human Services
  • Marketing

Delivery Format: Online | On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 64 +

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Admission requirements for the business associate degree vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

 Invest in your calling with this on-campus or online business associate degree.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type



  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Less than 12 credit hours

Sessions E and F, 2017

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

From Session A, 2017

  • $8,325 (over 18 credits hours add $555/credit hour)
  • $555/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour


Student Fees




Application Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)



One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment DepositOn-Campus Students

Enrollment DepositEvening/Online Students



Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)


One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)


Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)


Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$45/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)


Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee


One-time fee applied to all incoming students


Optional Fees


Late Payment


Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration


Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

$70-200 per course

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