Earn Your Online Bachelor of Arts in Business

Do you have college credits from one or more schools? Perhaps you have transferred more than once, but still don’t have a degree. Now, you can create your own personal pathway to a degree with an online BA in Business from American Public University.

You’ll be learning from practitioner faculty who will share their considerable managerial experience with Fortune 500 companies.

The objectives of APU’s transfer-friendly program are similar to a standard Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). However, our program provides a generous 60 credits of electives, allowing you to customize a business degree to fit your academic and career goals.

The Bachelor of Arts in Business core coursework includes

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Economics

APU’s online classroom provides an engaging environment for collaboration with faculty and fellow students.

Industry business leaders worked in consultation with our School of Business in designing this degree program.

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Kathleen Irwin
Kathleen Irwin
Program Director, BA in Business

If you have college credit from one or more schools, but just haven’t managed to cross the finish line with a degree, this program is for you. You can create your own path with our B.A. in Business, using 60 elective credits to customize a degree focused on your academic and career goals. Plus you’ll learn from faculty with Fortune 500 company experience!

Our Students Are Priority One

Jovanka Rodriguez
APU, MA, Management

My experience with other students at APU was very engaging. I found that I learned from each and every one of them.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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An Affordable, Quality Education is Within Reach.

Rising college costs have many of our nation’s hard-working professionals feeling left behind when it comes to making their higher education goals a reality. At American Public University, we believe it doesn’t have to be that way. At APU you’ll find programs that align with industry trends and are backed by individual support teams dedicated to helping you succeed. Our commitment to affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality.

Consistently Affordable Rates

APU prioritizes controlling costs and delivering value for students. At APU, you benefit from quality and affordability.

Undergraduate $270 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Graduate $350 per credit hour $325/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. If you're taking an undergrad course for credit, textbooks and ebooks are included at no cost. This can save you about $1,200 per year if you’re enrolled full time, according to the College Board’s 2018-2019 Trends in College Pricing.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers and their spouses/dependents, Guard members, Reservists, and veterans receive a tuition grant. We also waive technology fees for active-duty, Guard, and Reserve servicemembers using military tuition assistance (TA).
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

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