The Associate of Science in Business is an online degree program offered in an accelerated format so that you can achieve your academic and career goals on a flexible schedule. This program offers a strong academic foundation that is centered on faith and the application of learning. The curriculum is designed to help you become a more effective manager, supervisor, or business person. As a graduate of the program, you will have completed all general education requirements for the School of Adult and Graduate Studies, paving the way for a seamless transition into the Bachelor’s program.

Degree Quick Facts
Flexible Format
Cost
Curriculum
Start Date
Benefits
Related Programs
Accreditation

Degree Quick Facts

  Format: 6-week accelerated classes meet online
  Credit Hours: 60 credit hours to graduate (24 in major, 36 general education)
  Location: Online
  Cost: Competitive tuition rates with financial aid available for those who qualify
  Start Dates: Courses start every 6 weeks
  Christian Worldview: All courses are taught from a Christian worldview

Flexible Format

Course offerings start online every 6 weeks, providing the opportunity to start classes when it is convenient for you. You will begin with general education courses and advance to the core business major courses.

A total of 60 credit hours is required to graduate. Your advisor will work with you to ensure you are on track to meet all graduation requirements.

Cost

At Bryan College, we have a competitive tuition plan; however, we know that paying for your education is a big concern. The Financial Services team at Bryan College is available and prepared to answer all the questions you have about paying for college. From financial aid to employer reimbursement, our Financial Services team can assist you in finding the financial option that is right for you.

Don’t let the stress of paying for college hold you back! Please contact us today at financialservices@bryan.edu to speak with a financial services counselor!

Do you qualify for federal or state grants? Get ahead of the game! Complete your FAFSA today! (make the last sentence a hyperlink to the FAFSA)

Tuition: $310 per credit hour

Fees:
Recurring

  • $50 technology fee per semester
  • Books – Book costs vary. Students are responsible for purchasing the books required for each course.

One time fees

  • $35 application fee
  • $100 credit for prior learning assessment fee (per credit hour)
  • $125 graduation fee
Curriculum

Associates in Business core major courses (24 hours):

  • BUS 121 Introduction to Business
  • BUS 135 Business Information Systems
  • MGT 237 Principles of Management
  • ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS 243 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 210 Personal Finance
  • ECFN 210 Introduction to Economics
  • BUS 220 Global Business Issues

**36 hours in general education courses are required to graduate

Start Date
Date Location
November 1, 2016 Online
January 10, 2017 Online
February 21, 2017 Online
April 4, 2017 Online
May 16, 2017 Online
Benefits

“Educating students to become servants of Christ to make a difference in today’s world.”

As an Associate of Business student, you will be exposed to the study of best practices in business, build an introductory business acumen, and develop critical thinking skills in business situations. The skills and knowledge you develop through your coursework will be directly applicable to your work environment and are designed to prepare you to make a difference.

The Associates degree in Business at Bryan College prepares students for further study in the areas of accounting, information systems, marketing, finance, economics, and global business. In addition, all Associate of Business students will graduate having fulfilled all general education requirements for the Bachelor’s degree program.

Accreditation

Bryan College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bryan College.

Accredited for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following Adult and Graduate Studies degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Associate of Science in Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration