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A.S. in Business

Set Yourself Up for Success with an Associate Degree in Business

You’ve got goals. And you want a degree to help you achieve them. Through Regent’s 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—all from coursework grounded in a Christian worldview.

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May 6, 2024
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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.

Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the A.S. in Business program, you can:

  • 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
8%
Projected growth in business and financial occupations from 2020-2030 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, 201, 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.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial high school or college transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.

Step 4: Submit Your FAFSA

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent's school code is 030913.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,49312 - 18$18,986
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Under 12$7,560
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Over 18$11,340
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$630N/A$1,890+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,04012 - 18$9,040
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Under 12$7,236
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Over 18$10,854
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$603N/A$1,809+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800 (Fall & Spring)
$650 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

Is an associate degree in business worth anything?

For some, an A.S. in Business is the first step toward a fruitful career. Completing an associate degree can be a huge milestone. Academically, an Associate of Science in Business will transfer directly to a B.S. in Business, allowing you to complete your education seamlessly.

An A.S. in Business allows you to develop the skills necessary to work in almost any entry-level position. You’ll learn to communicate effectively with a team and external organizations, understand how to market products and services, and operation management. These are highly marketable skills to employers.

What can you do with an associate degree in business?

An Associate of Science in Business can work in professional business settings. Potential occupations include:

  • Sales Associate
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Account Manager

“During a campus visit, I discovered the next path the Lord had for me.”

Drew Aiken, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022 Regent Royals men’s basketball captain

“Regent gave me the tools and confidence to integrate my faith in my community and career. I was able to develop my potential and am now fulfilling my purpose as a business leader.”

Scott Berry, 2009

“I want to be a biomedical engineer and use it for God's glory around the world. Not only do I want to help physically, but I would also want to help spiritually and emotionally. At Regent, I grew so much mentally, spiritually and emotionally in a way I want to share with others.”

Sheila Atieno, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2021 Master’s Student in Biomedical Engineering, New York University

“Regent University provided a firm foundation for my worldview as a Catholic Christian in a profession and field of study largely missing an understanding of metaphysical and theological truths.”

Jalyn Dio, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2022 Assistant Scientist, PPD