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School of Professional and Graduate Studies

Associate of Arts in Business


Matthew R. Bice, PhD

Dean, School of Professional & Graduate Studies


Explore New Ideas in a Variety of Content Areas

Our 63-credit-hour Associate of Arts in Business program prepares you for more advanced study while introducing you to the fundamentals of business. This program is ideal if you already have a few college credits or if you’re just starting your college career.

The AAB curriculum balances four subject areas:

  • Business
  • Social science
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Science

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Earn your associate degree in approximately two years.

Courses are available online with virtual class times.  Take just one course at a time and complete the core program in approximately two years*.

*After taking the first course, undergraduate students may take two courses at a time if they have a 3.0 GPA and the courses are available.  Students will work closely with their academic advisor to develop a plan.

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You Can Do this

You can fit college courses into your existing schedule by taking one class at a time online and with virtual meetings. Classes are held year-round, and new classes start every six weeks.

Prior Learning Credit

Our Prior Learning and Assessment (PLA) Center offers flexible, efficient ways to recognize college-level learning you have acquired through life experiences outside the traditional college classroom. You have the opportunity to earn credit through several nontraditional methods, and to save time and money by gaining college credit for what you already know.

Get a Jump Start on a Bachelor’s Degree

The associate of arts program includes all of the general education credits required for completing the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Science in Management program.

Baker Builds Business Leaders

A degree from Baker commands respect in the business community. It signifies that you have met Baker’s high standards and have acquired the knowledge and skills to excel in your career.

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Are you a veteran?

Baker is one of America’s top military-friendly colleges and universities according to Military Advanced Education magazine and by Military Friendly Schools

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Baker’s Associate of Arts in Business program was recognized by SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, as a 2018 Top Online Colleges based on value. Inclusion on these lists reflects our high academic standards and commitment to affordability for all our students.
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