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Online Associate Degree in Business

An Associate Degree is an asset on any professional’s resume. In fact, it’s a requirement for roles in virtually every aspect of business—from HR to marketing, accounting, and customer service—and can be a strong advantage when it comes to earning that promotion and moving your career to the next level.

With our affordable online Associate Degree in Business, you can develop a comprehensive, job-ready business skill set that will help you stand out from the competition. Studying at your own pace, this is your opportunity to collaborate with experienced professionals, master effective business practices, and customize your degree to fit your goals.

General Business Degree Online Curriculum

Through our online Business Associate Degree, you’ll learn the foundational skills and knowledge relevant to a career in business. Your classes include:

  • Principles of Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Law

Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and enrollment requirements

Learn about:

  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
  • How a degree in API Program Name can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • Academic support via email, web portal, or phone
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

As you progress through your business career, the requirements for each role grows—but so too does the pay. In fact, associate degree holders earn an annual median salary of $60,170. That means an online business associate degree isn’t only a potential stepping stone to bachelor’s degree studies: it’s also an excellent career asset in its own right.


Enroll in one semester at a time and complete each of four semesters in as little as six months.


Take practical courses in Principles of Management, Business Ethics, and Principles of Marketing.


Choose a payment plan that works for you. You may qualify for your fourth semester—a $ value—at no cost.

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Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Companies from large corporations to small businesses place a high value on people who have a business associate degree. That’s because it demonstrates the self-motivation to learn broad knowledge and skills that can help any organization run smoothly and successfully. Your online business Associate Degree will be very worthwhile!

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your degree, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.

We allow you up to four (4) years from the date of your enrollment to complete your studies and earn your online business associate degree. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our business Associate Degree is just one of many business majors available at Ashworth College. Whatever your particular interest or specialization, we have a career-focused program to help you reach your goals. Our online courses include:

Related programs from our partner school, Penn Foster

Through our partner schools Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College, students can take advantage of a range of related programs that offer the flexibility and affordability of Ashworth College. Discover how you can balance work, life, and school to develop the skills to help you advance in your current career or help you take the next steps toward building a new one.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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