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Associate of Arts in Business

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Associate of Arts in Business

Overview
What You Will Learn
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The business world offers vast opportunities for hard-working individuals, and Liberty University’s 100% online business associate degree provides you with the in-demand skills you need to take advantage of these opportunities. As a pioneer in distance learning since 1985 and a top-five ranked school for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty University provides you with high-quality academics, classes taught by experienced business professionals, and a vast network of business relationships that benefit our business students. As an accredited Christian university, Liberty also gives you business classes that are not only academically rigorous but also help you incorporate a biblical worldview into your professional life. At Liberty University, character matters—and this undergraduate business program will help you achieve success without compromising your values. 

Liberty’s online associate in business degree will enhance your résumé by providing formal education and helping you to qualify you for many entry-level roles ranging from accounting to marketing. The associate in business online program provides a marketable professional credential while you continue your education with a bachelor’s degree. You can complete this undergraduate business degree in as little as two years and be prepared for success both now and in your future career.

  • Foundational business concepts such as the basics of accounting, communications, law, ethics, and statistics
  • Principles of international business that will help you navigate an increasingly global business market
  • In-demand skills in business administration that will help you be a better, more adaptable manager

Liberty University’s business associate online degree will help you build the confidence you need to seize the opportunities around you. Through the online A.A. in Business, each class is taught by business professionals with real-world, practical experience, so you can be confident that you will be prepared to succeed in the business world.

You may also be interested in exploring our associate degree in accounting or our bachelor’s degree in business administration.

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Statistics
  • Transportation/logistics
  • By earning an undergraduate business degree such as the online A.A. in Business from an accredited, nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well-respected within your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in four straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Liberty’s online A.A. in Business degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Programs and Schools (ACBSP).
  • Students can complete this flexible and affordable A.A. in Business online degree program in as little as one and a half years.

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times
  • Potential college credit for military training

 

60

Credit Hours

1.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% Online, 8 Week Courses

Transfer Credits

Up to 75% can be transferred to Liberty

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2019

Accreditation

ACBSP

 

Experience that Matters to You

As a fully accredited Christian college with a 7,000+-acre campus in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

Gold School Of Distinction Liberty University

We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

– by BestColleges.com

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose when and where you study.

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university and has not increased tuition in four straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Tuition Comparison

Tuition amounts are for an entire degree and all tuition rates and credit hour requirements are based on data published on competitor’s websites as of 11/28/18. Therefore, this information is believed but not guaranteed to be accurate. All tuition data and credit hour requirements are for online programs. Individual institutions may charge additional fees above published tuition costs. Rates are subject to change.

Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Available for: Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses. Also available to first responders.

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.