Online Programs for Business Professionals

Earn a respected degree from the Dr. Wallace E. Boston School of Business at American Public University (APU). APU is a leading provider of affordable education to adult learners worldwide. Coursework is online, giving you the flexibility to earn a degree or certificate at a pace that fits your schedule.

Our lives are influenced by the dynamics of the business world every day. So, the School looks forward to helping you prepare to become a principled leader in the global business community.

About our Business Programs
Broadly, APU's programs cover targeted business and management focus areas. Check out all of the programs in the School of Business.

Our coursework is relevant and interdisciplinary, promoting effective professional development skills that translate from the classroom to the workplace. An industry advisory council helps keep APU’s business curriculum responsive to the needs of today’s employers.

Accredited & Respected
All eligible Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program (ACBSP®)

American Public University is part of American Public University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Our ACBSP and HLC accreditations are acknowledgement of the rigor of our programs and they respect they’ve earned.

Why Choose APU’s Dr. Wallace E. Boston School of Business?

Here are a few other things that should excite you about this School’s offerings:

  • Fortune 500 faculty power: Faculty bring real-world knowledge to your learning. Many have considerable managerial experience with Fortune 500 and other high-profile companies!
  • Programs that grow with you: Some degrees are “stackable.” That means you can move from one level to the next with no duplicated coursework. Build your credentials in supply chain management, for example, moving from an associate to a bachelor’s to a master’s degree seamlessly.
  • Supportive environment: We have an incredibly encouraging team of faculty and staff skilled in mentoring students and committed to their success.
  • The student experience: Students are actively involved in clubs and organizations, such as the Golden Key Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta honor society, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Entrepreneurship Club to name a few.

As you get ready to take the next step, explore our programs. Scroll this page to learn more about APU, then fill out the form to request information or call an admissions representative at 877-755-2787.

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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.

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

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents are eligible for our Military Tuition Grant that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

  • 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. Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate, doctoral, and master's-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.
  • 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.

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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