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Associate in Applied Science in Administrative and Management Studies

Associate in Administrative and Management Studies Degree

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.

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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.

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AAS in Admin/Management Outcomes

AAS in Business Administrative Management Credit Requirements

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

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Other Excelsior Business Degrees That Might Interest You:

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business with concentration in General Business

Program Outcomes

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

  • Recognize key management concepts, theories, and practices within the field of business.
  • Apply good judgment and business ethical reasoning to problems and scenarios that commonly arise in business organizations.
  • Apply business theories and concepts to selected business problems.
  • Communicate clearly, appropriately, and persuasively to a business audience.
  • Utilize business computer applications and information technologies to organize and interpret business data and information.
  • Apply scientific reasoning and college-level mathematics to real-world business problems.

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