College of Business & Information Technology
College of Business & Information Technology
Gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively apply business principles and tools in an organizational setting with an online associate business degree. Develop a solid foundation in topics like accounting, business management, communication, organizational behavior and information systems to prepare you for a career in business.
The good news? All our courses are 100% online and only 5 weeks long. That means you’ll have the flexibility to start your online associate business degree program any time of the year and when it fits your busy schedule. It’s a smart, convenient way for busy, working adults like you, to build essential business skills while preparing for job opportunities.
BLS CATEGORY: Administrative services and facilities managers
JOB GROWTH: 7%
Bureau of Labor Statistics job growth for administrative service and facilities manager occupations is projected to be as fast as average between 2021 and 2031.
You’ll take 6 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills needed to thrive in the business world. These core courses include topics like: principles of accounting, business communications, organizational behavior for managers and more.
UNDERGRAD: $398 Tuition cost per credit
Cost per credit applies to all our associate degrees.
From grants and scholarships to transfer credits and federal financial aid, there are a variety of ways to pay for school and save on tuition.
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Over 1 million alumni have earned their degrees while balancing work, school and life. So can you.
Once you’ve selected your degree program, choose your start date from our calendar, apply for free and register before the deadline (usually one week before the program starts). Then you’ll speak to an enrollment representative to begin class.
Learn from accomplished, real-world faculty members who lead in the fields they teach. Our instructors go through a careful vetting process before joining our faculty ranks. They include industry leaders who encourage, challenge, and inspire our students. And with a student-faculty ratio of 32:1 you get the attention you need.
 This is a university-wide ratio. The College of Business & Information Technology student-faculty ratio may vary.
University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org since 1978.
Associate degree programs typically take two years to complete. But you may be able to save time and money on your associate business degree by transferring eligible credits from an accredited institution or applying to have your relevant work and life experiences evaluated for potential credit toward your degree.
Having an associate degree has become an increasingly important way to gain the knowledge and critical skills today's workers need to stay competitive in growing fields like business, healthcare, and information technology. The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics projects that job growth for administrative services and facilities managers are expected to grow as fast as average — by 7% between 2021 and 2031. So if you’re looking to build knowledge and career-relevant skills, an online associate business degree could help.
 The BLS Projected Growth for 2021-2031 is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects the BLS’ projections of national (not local) conditions. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.
Yes, all our courses are available 100% online. Where most colleges expect you to take several courses at once, here you take one course at a time over five weeks in an innovative, virtual, asynchronous learning environment. You and your peers will engage in discussions, assignments and learning activities. Plus, you’ll learn from faculty who bring their own real-world experience and practice the same knowledge and skills they teach, all while learning the industry-relevant skills necessary to promote your career growth. What’s more? Throughout the course of your learning experience, our academic counselors and finance advisors are always there to answer your questions.