APU’s Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration is an excellent and affordable choice for students with less than 60 academic transfer credits who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business. The AA degree gives you the necessary foundational understanding of principles and practices you need to succeed in entry-level positions in in business and other industries as well as the credits you need to advance directly into APU’s bachelor’s degree program in Business Administration and Management.
Graduates from AA degree in Business Administration are pursuing careers in businesses like:
- Human Services
- Health Care
Critical Thinking for Management
offers interdisciplinary and intercultural inquiry into the issues of human consciousness and experience focusing on the integration of the issues into a holistic view of the world. Ways to bring knowledge to bear on critically analyzing social, economic, and business problems and issues.
will provide an overview of basic personal financial planning including budgeting, managing credit, savings and investment, insurance, and retirement planning. Students will develop a personal financial plan with short- and long-term goals.
examines motivation, work design, perception, creativity, and innovation as part of the larger organizational behavior concept. Organizational culture is examined in the context of organizational change and behavior. Effective models are critically reviewed.
I steer people I know to APU because it’s professional-friendly. The quality of education is great and it’s easy to fit the classes into my life. That’s a huge deal for me! The instructors are approachable and fair and my advisor is just amazing. I love the active learning, that I can apply class projects to my workplace. – Chrysti Leigh, AA Business Administration, 2015
Institute & Program Area
APU’s Institute of Business & Public Policy promotes the advancement of knowledge, understanding, and reasoning in Business Administration, Management, and Public Policy. Honoring Alaska’s complex and distinctive organizational and business enterprises, the Institute prepares students to address and engage in stewardship of our peoples and communities, with relevance to the world.
Move on to the next challenge with purpose. Develop your career – or chart a new path – with the APU business degree that’s right for you. We maintain small class size and focus on relevant studies. Our faculty double as mentors throughout your program and beyond graduation. You’ll be among close-knit peers who value cooperation as much as competition. Flexible course schedules include your choice of degree programs delivered online and at night– without sacrificing network building. And our advising makes the most of your time as well as the transfer credits you’ve already earned.