American Public University offers an Associate of Arts in Management that enables working adults to prepare to meet the demands of organizational management. This multifunctional program is designed for career-motivated individuals and is facilitated entirely online. Students have the flexibility to complete a foundational management degree and balance it with their existing schedules. The online Associate of Arts in Management tackles the current and emerging challenges of building and optimizing a high-performance workforce in the global economy.
Students gain a working understanding of effective talent management solutions including the core human resource (HR) lifecycle components: recruitment, candidate selection, team dynamics, hiring laws and ethics, performance management, career development, compensation, benefits, employee relations, and policy and records management. This interdisciplinary program is also designed to meet requirements for those wishing to continue to earn their bachelor’s degree in management or related disciplines.
American Public University is part of American Public University System, which fully aligns its management degrees with the Society for Human Resource Management’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Students are taught by practitioner instructors. Many are management experts who share their extensive knowledge leading in global organizations. Additionally, many students are HR and management professionals who connect online and stay actively involved in associations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Golden Key International Honour Society, and more.
Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion.
Explore the concentrations available for this program.
- Human Resources
- Retail Management