Applied Business

Prepare to excel in the fast-changing world of business. The online certificate and associate degree and in applied business covers a wide range of topics, including emerging technologies, advanced business procedures, interpersonal skills, management, human resources, math, communications, customer service and business law. Nearly all of the courses offer opportunities to apply what you’re learning to real-world projects — from developing social media campaigns to conducting entrepreneur interviews. You can also earn microcredentials through your coursework that demonstrate skills in specific areas and can help set you apart in the job market.

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Earn your Applied Business Degree Online

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In our Introduction to Business course, you’ll get to explore various aspects of business, with an Alaskan perspective, as you’re guided through an interactive book that also contains gamification.

Experience online education at UAF

Earn your degree online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and prepare for employment and leadership in your chosen field. Offered at in-state tuition for students across the nation, our fully online degrees give you the flexibility you need to balance work, family and education.

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Cost breakdown for the online associate degree in business

The estimated cost for the applied business program based on current rates is $18,390. Your actual costs will depend on your concentration.

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

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What Can You Do With Your Associate’s Degree in Business?

Earning your associate degree is a great start for your business career, and can open the door to many different job opportunities. An associate degree can also increase your earning potential beyond the average pay rate. Whether your goal is to work for a Fortune 500 company or start your own small business, this program will prepare you with the skills and training to succeed.



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