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100% Online AS in Business Administration, an Accelerated Degree

Develop Fundamental Business and Management Skills

100% Online Program

6-Week Courses

Study on Your Schedule

Gain Real-World Experience

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  • Duration 2 Years
  • Cost per Credit $410
  • Credit Hours 60

Program Benefits

  • Gain core business knowledge and experience
  • Build advanced leadership skills
  • Learn directly from industry professionals
  • Ranked #10 in the Best Online Business Administration Associate degree programs by University HQ1

Get a Strong Start to Your Business Career

Build a brighter future — earn your associate degree in Business Administration online in accelerated courses at The American Women’s College (TAWC) of Bay Path University.

Within the associate program, you’ll learn everything you need to get your start in a professional business role from expert faculty. You’ll build your confidence and real-world experience as you study marketing, management, accounting, business law, and more.

Open Doors to Professional Roles and a More Secure Future

In a recent survey, 62% of employers demanded a degree for entry-level roles, and 40% believed those with a degree were better suited for them.2

Not only can your AS in Business Administration get you in the door to advance your career faster, but studies also show you can earn more. On average, associate-degree holders earn $2 million during their careers, which is $400,000 more than those with a high school diploma.3

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Complete a Real-World Curriculum to Build Experience

20 Courses

6 Weeks Each

The curriculum for the online AS in Business Administration program gives you a running start for the professional role you want. You’ll gain valuable hands-on experience as you study the key areas of business and complete advanced leadership training that enables you to thrive throughout your career. Expert-level instruction and feedback from the professionals who teach the coursework help prepare you to step into a more advanced role.

Course Highlights

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Dynamics of Management
  • We Empower Learners and Leaders (WELL)
Curriculum Details

Admissions Details – Get Started Now

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No ACT/SAT or Application Fee

We realize how difficult it can be to start something new, so we make it easy to get started. There’s no application fee, and no test scores are needed.

We accept up to 30 transfer credits, and you can earn college credit for your prior life experiences.

Applicants will need the following to apply:

A completed application
2.0 GPA or higher

Note: Students with a GPA under 2.0 may be considered
Official transcripts from your high school or all regionally accredited institutions you have attended
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Affordable Tuition

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Our dedication to your success starts with making our programs financially accessible. Our cost per credit is just $410 in undergraduate programs. Our Student Financial Services team can work with you one-on-one to provide the information you need regarding the FAFSA®, private loans, grants, outside scholarships, and more.

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What You’ll Learn

With your AS in Business Administration in hand, you can step into a professional role with confidence, knowing you’ll be an asset to the team with your business skills and real-world experience.

By Graduation, You’ll Have Skills to:

Learn from Industry Experts

At The American Women’s College, your learning is expanded by the rich workplace experience our faculty bring to the classroom. Faculty are professionals who hold an array of titles in the fields they teach. Their involvement in the day-to-day challenges of their role and industry brings curriculums to life with real-world examples as you connect what you learn to what they share.

Faculty Spotlight

Each faculty member at TAWC incorporates real industry experience into each lesson. As a student, you’ll receive personalized, one-on-one support and graduate fully prepared to face the challenges of your chosen field.

Megan Piccus, Senior Director of Business Programs at The American Women’s College

Megan comes to Bay Path with years of business and academic experience and is delighted to bring her enthusiasm for teaching and business expertise to The American Women’s College.

Megan is the program director for the Business programs that include business administration, accounting, business analytics, operations management, strategic HR management, entrepreneurship, and digital marketing. She is additionally responsible for the leadership and organizational studies program.

Megan has worked in business for United Technologies Corporation (UTC). She was most recently at Pratt & Whitney based in East Hartford, CT, where she managed talent development for the Manufacturing Engineering population for all Pratt US operations. She also worked at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, another UTC company, where she had various operations and management roles.

Megan has 18 years of teaching experience at Springfield Technical Community College as a tenured professor with a teaching specialty in operation management (Quality/6 Sigma/Lean).

Learn Online, Not Alone

At TAWC, you’ll connect with a community of driven women who are on the same path as you. You’ll learn together using SOUL, our award-winning learning model. SOUL pairs you with an Academic Advisor & Success Coach, a real person, to help prepare you for your program. Using analytics, SOUL can tell if you start to struggle, and will alert them to help you before you fall behind.

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Be Empowered to Thrive in Your Career

Leaders at TAWC understand that women with advanced leadership skills succeed in taking control of their careers and their futures. That’s why we developed the We Empower Learners and Leaders (WELL) program to give you a safe, real-world setting to define your leadership style and practice top leadership skills.

This coursework is a part of every degree program and has been described as “transformational” and “life-changing” by our students.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our frequently asked questions for in-depth answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, reach out to us.

The average length of time it takes to earn the AS in Business Administration is two years. Please see our curriculum page for the courses and their descriptions.

Tuition is $410 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 60 credits for a total tuition of $24,600. You may transfer up to 30 credits, which may reduce the total cost of tuition. You can review all tuition costs on our tuition page.

Yes, the AS in Business Administration accepts up to 30 transfer credits. You can learn more about our admissions policy on our admission page.

You’ll complete 60 credits to earn the AS in Business Administration. Take a moment to view the curriculum if you haven’t already. The total number of credits earned at The American Women’s College is dependent upon the number of transfer credits you have (up to 30).

  • A completed application
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Transcripts

You can learn more about our admission requirements on our admissions page.

Those who hold an AS in Business Administration see doors to professional roles open and advance their careers. According to a 2022 report by Cengage, 62% of employers surveyed demand a degree for entry-level roles, and 40% believe degree holders are better equipped for positions. Learn more about career titles and salaries on our career page.

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Sources

  1. University HQ. Top Rankings for Bay Path University. Retrieved from https://universityhq.org/best-colleges/bay-path-university/#rankings.
  2. Cengage Group. Cengage Group’s Employability Report. Retrieved from https://cengage.widen.net/s/wn9bprbrmz/cg-employability-survey-report-part2-final.
  3. Forbes. “New Study: College Degree Carries Big Earnings Premium, But Other Factors Matter Too.” Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeltnietzel/2021/10/11/new-study-college-degree-carries-big-earnings-premium-but-other-factors-matter-too/?sh=4227618735cd.