Associate of Science in business administration 

Overview of Associate of Science in Business Administration

This online program will prepare you to work with integrity in many different business settings. Students will gain an understanding of challenges in the world of business and will develop a broad range of business skills. Students will be encouraged to develop a biblical worldview and to practice servant leadership skills in their own context.

Who Should Apply

Motivated individuals with the desire to be trusted and skilled to work in business settings.

Career Paths

You will be prepared to enter the workforce in areas of business administration, accounting, marketing, and management in retail or nonprofit organizations.  Students who desire to go further in their knowledge and business skills may apply this degree toward the Bachelor in Business Administration or other bachelor programs.

Required Credits

60 credits required including: Business Administration (18), Biblical Studies (15), General Education (15), Christian Ministry (9), Free Electives (3).


Each academic program of the college provides the context for whole life transformation through biblical life preparation. Students come to learn, learn to serve, and serve to change lives. Through the courses offered in each program, students will develop a Christ-centered worldview and be prepared to make a difference in the world through their lives, work and service to others.

The courses of study in each degree proceed from foundational to exploratory to immersion courses. Areas of study for each degree will include general education, biblical studies, Christian ministry and service, and core courses in the major.

Students will be challenged to grow in their knowledge of self, others, the world and the Bible. They will be challenged to grow in their critical thinking, development of a biblical worldview and the integration of their faith and learning.

Foundational courses – 39 credits

General Education – 9 Credits
  • College Writing I (3 credits)
  • Intercultural Communications (3 credits)
  • Personal Finance and Applied Math (3 credits)
business administration – 9 Credits
  • Intro to Business (3 credits)
  • Foundations of Accounting (3 credits)
  • Intro to Economics (3 credits)
biblical studies – 12 Credits
  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Interpretation of Biblical Literature (3 credits)
  • Christian Faith (3 credits)
Christian ministry – 9 Credits
  • Spiritual Formation I (3 credit)
  • Spiritual Formation II (3 credits)
  • Faith and Life (2 credits)
  • Student Outreach (1 credit)

exploration courses – 18 credits

General Education – 6 Credits
  • History Elective (3 credits)
  • Worldviews (3 credits)
  • Sophomore Assessment (0 credits)
business administration – 9 Credits
  • Marketing (3 credits)
  • Organizational Leadership (3 credits)
  • Business or Communications Elective (3 credits)

free electives – 3 Credits

tom haldeman

Director of business program

Program Director:
Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Healthcare Administration

Instructor: Business

B.S. in Business Administration
Oak Hills Christian College, Bemidji, MN

Masters's in Business Administration
Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT

Jeremy Anderson