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Earn Your BA in Government Contracting and Acquisition Online

Understanding the complexities of government contracting requires specialized knowledge and application to ensure process integrity, achieve efficiency, adhere to best practices, and consider cost factors. American Public University (APU) offers an online bachelor’s degree in contract management and acquisition based on the gold standard of the discipline—the Contract Management Body of Knowledge, developed by the National Contract Management Association.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.


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ACBSP Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP-Accredited

APU's Bachelor of Arts in Government Contracting and Acquisition has earned specialty accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP®).

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families are eligible for our Preferred Military Rate, which is $250 per credit hour for both undergraduate and master’s-level programs. Eligible family members include parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents.

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Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates. Request information to learn how you can save with one of our tuition grants.

$250
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For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Preferred Military Rate for eligible students.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

Essential Coursework

This in-depth study of government contracting within federal agencies and military and civilian defense operations involves coursework in program and acquisition management, defense budget development, strategic planning, and joint contingency contracting.

Real-World Foundations

APU’s program follows the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

Hands-On Learning

This program focuses largely on practice, rather than theory. You will work with simulation-based scenarios using real-world case studies to hone your understanding of industry best practices.

Peer Collaboration

APU’s program is widely respected because of its unique student population. You will learn from faculty and alongside peers representing government and other public sector communities, as well as the military.

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