Fit your business studies into your life with an online Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) in business administration from Broadview University. Designed with input from local business leaders, this online program will prepare you for work in areas such as management, marketing and administrative positions. Broadview’s accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) means your degree will have value—in the workplace or if you continue your education.
With Broadview University’s CareerPath initiative, you’ll save up to 25% on tuition! Through this innovative initiative, many of our courses are offered in six-week sessions so you can take courses full-time while focusing on fewer subjects at once. If you take classes full-time, year-round, you can earn your associate degree in as little as 18 months.
This online associate degree program will give you the skills and knowledge you need to be successful in excel in management, marketing and administrative positions. Broadview has been part of the community for more than 40 years, so you’ll benefit from our deep connections. Our graduates* have gone on to work at businesses, such as:
(*July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2015)
Your online education will be delivered by industry-experienced instructors who bring their real-world business knowledge to you. Your instructors will support and encourage you as you pursue your online studies. You’ll also feel a sense of community with the other online learners in your associate degree program. In addition to a foundation in business, you’ll gain analytical and communication skills as well as a global perspective of diverse cultures through studies in:
Before you start your online studies, you can take our online learning orientation. This step-by-step guide will teach you how to use our online system and give you the guidance and confidence you need to succeed as an online learner. Our Service Desk will be there to assist you with any technological issues—seven days a week—via phone and email.
Through CampusConnect, you’ll access your course materials, submit assignments and connect with your instructors and classmates. Through LibraryConnect, our virtual library, you’ll be able to connect to librarians and access our large collection of reference materials, e-books, databases and journals.
This course focuses on customer service strategies that lead to a competitive advantage for the business organization. Students study the interrelationships of customer service and other facets of a successful business.
The course introduces legal issues affecting businesses, including classifications of laws, contracts, sales transactions, negotiable instruments, employment law and landlordtenant law.
This course introduces small business management in the real world. Topics include writing business plans, financial report analysis, business acquisition, government regulations and legal issues affecting small businesses, site selection, and assessing future prospects of a business. There is a major focus on entrepreneurial activities and the traits of entrepreneurs. Students integrate their work and life experiences with case studies, class projects and discussion as they investigate problems and opportunities involved in operation of small businesses.