Administrative / Management Studies

Online Associate Degree from an Accredited Leader in Distance Learning

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If you've learned business administrative management skills in a non-classroom setting such as the military or the work force, you can translate your experience into an Associate in Applied Science in Administrative and Management Studies from Excelsior College.

A national leader in distance learning for more than 40 years, Excelsior specializes in meeting the needs of adult students—especially career changers and students from a military background. We grant academic credit for many forms of military-related education and training, speeding you toward a business associate degree that can put you on a new career path.

Flexible, Affordable, Convenient—and Completely Online

At Excelsior College, you'll study with first-rate faculty from leading institutions around the country, learning core administrative and management skills such as:

  • Writing memos, reports, and other correspondence.
  • Using common business software and hardware.
  • Managing staff and advising superiors.
  • Basic accounting and bookkeeping.

After earning an AAS degree from Excelsior College, you'll possess business administrative management skills that employers look for—and value. Many students transfer directly into a business bachelor's degree program. Others use their AAS degree to:

  • Earn a promotion from their current employer.
  • Land a new job with higher pay.
  • Change careers.

Excelsior is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (Learn more about the MSCHE accreditation programs and specialized accreditations on our accreditation page.)

We expect that as an Excelsior College Associate in Applied Science in Administrative/Management Studies graduate you will be able to demonstrate:

  1. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  2. Introductory college-level knowledge in one or more of the subject areas in mathematics and/or natural sciences.
  3. Introductory college-level knowledge in one or more of the social sciences.
  4. A comprehension of cultural diversity, human behavior, and the relationship between business and society.
  5. A proficiency in administrative/management skills required in an organization.

60 credits: 20 in arts and sciences, 20 career component credits, 20 electives to include a mandatory 1-credit information literacy course. 

Beginning January 1, 2012, an associate degree capstone course will be required.

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Associate of Science in Business

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management

Bachelor of Science in Business with concentration in General Business

For More Info

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888-647-2388 ext. 21

Email: Admissions@excelsior.edu