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Pursue an Associate in Business degree at Regent University.

A.S. in Business

Earn the Degree You’ve Always Wanted

You’ve got goals. And you want a degree to help you achieve them. Through Regent’s Associate of Science (A.S.) 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—all from coursework grounded in a Christian worldview.

On Campus, Online
64+
March 15, 2021
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GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Take courses in accounting, marketing, business communications, business law, technology and financial management.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

On completing the A.S. in Business you will be able to:

  • Apply critical thinking and leadership skills.
  • Pursue a bachelor’s degree for career advancement.
  • Seek employment in business operations, communication, customer service and more.

Career Opportunities

  • Business Operations
  • Business Communication
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Human Services
  • Marketing
10%
Projected growth in business and financial occupations from 2016-2026 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Provides a comprehensive presentation of financial accounting principles and practices. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of financial statements, the basic framework and contents of these reports, and the preparation process.

Investigation of the role of business in society, the human side of business, the functions of business, and the accounting/reporting processes of business.

Exploration of principles and activities in the commercial enterprise including topics such as product, price, promotion, place/channel, competition, company, and communication.

Explores the financial function of the commercial enterprise including topics on working capital management, procurement of resources from financial markets, and financial decision making in the firm. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.

Examines statistical theories, principles and concepts associated with business operations and processes. The course utilizes statistical methods and techniques to develop, implement and analyze business decisions designed to improve efficiency and productivity. Prerequisite: MATH 102 or 211 or equivalent.

Examines the current and emerging legal principles that impact business transactions, topics include contracts, business organizations and structure, sale of goods, commercial paper, personal and real estate property, intellectual property and international business law.

Examines the process of selecting, designing, implementing and evaluating technology to meet mission critical requirements while maintaining competitive advantages, increase efficiency and minimizing costs.

Planning, operating, and controlling production of goods and services. Prerequisite: MATH 102.

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.

DegreeTuition Block Rate per SemesterCredit Hours per SemesterTotal Credits
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18120+
DegreeCost per Credit HourCredit Hours per SemesterTotal Credits
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12120+
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18120+
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A120+

Housing Fees

Part Time

DegreeCost per Credit HourAvg. # of Credits per SemesterTuition Cost per YearTotal CreditsTuition Cost for Program
Students taking online classes (enrolled in 8 week classes)$4506$6,750120+$54,000

Full Time

DegreeCost per Credit HourAvg. # of Credits per SemesterTuition Cost per YearTotal CreditsTuition Cost for Program
Students taking online classes (enrolled in 8 week classes)$39512$11,850120+$47,400

Military Admissions & Aid

DegreeTuition Block Rate per SemesterCredit Hours per SemesterTotal Credits
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18120+
DegreeCost per Credit HourCredit Hours per SemesterTotal Credits
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$605Under 12120+
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18120+
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$605Under 12120+
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574Over 12120+

Housing Fees

Part Time

DegreeCost per Credit HourAvg. # of Credits per SemesterTuition Cost per YearTotal CreditsTuition Cost for Program
Students taking online classes (enrolled in 8 week classes)$4506$6,750120+$54,000

Full Time

DegreeCost per Credit HourAvg. # of Credits per SemesterTuition Cost per YearTotal CreditsTuition Cost for Program
Students taking online classes (enrolled in 8 week classes)$39512$11,850120+$47,400

Military Admissions & Aid

“I easily passed the ITF+ and CompTIA A+ exams. My scores well exceeded the passing minimum, thanks to what I learned at Regent even before completing my degree!”

Jason Elliott, B.S. in Cybersecurity - Business Leadership & Management, 2022

“I have loved every minute of the Honor’s program. One thing that has continually surprised me has been the willingness of faculty members to take you under their wing and help you improve your skills.”

Luke Isbell, B.A. in International Studies, 2020 Full-time student; professional photographer

“Regent's online, eight-week programs will help you take responsibility and have a way to be self-taught. You'll not only have that initiative, but you'll be able to interact with your professors online. It was really good for me.”

Taniki Richard, B.S. Business Leadership, 2016 Former U.S. Marine Corps

“Regent offered me ... a stepping stone towards academics, towards my future as a Christian leader to change the world, but perhaps more importantly, it gave me a community.”

Katherine Person, B.A., 2017 International Studies

“Thankful for all the Regent advisors who helped me through all the obstacles of graduating. Thankful for my professors who answered all of my questions and emails.”

Jennifer Anne McFadden,