Quality Programs, Respected Degrees

Our program offerings continue to grow and as we focus on relevant business topics and giving students a competitive edge in the marketplace. All our online degree programs are built on a flexible platform to allow students to complete their classes on their own schedule.

Even our on-site classes are built around a schedule to help accommodate adult students who want to continue their education. University of the Potomac faculty and staff work individually with each of student to choose an academic pathway that best satisfies their career goals.

Associate of Science in Business Degree Program Overview

Our Associate Degree in Business is a two-year program that gives students the broad, exhaustive business background that is necessary to productively navigate the standard goals of an organization or corporation. University of the Potomac graduates are given extensive courses that teach them how to efficiently supervise a company’s human, physical and capital assets.

Associate in Business Program Learning Goals

Graduates of the Associate of Science in Business are able to:

  • Critique the financial health of businesses through financial statements and applicable quantitative and qualitative tools/methodologies.
  • Explain management principles in ways that optimize organizational resources and respond to the impact of change on business sustainability.
  • Organize a business plan that considers implementation issues, including the financial, legal, operational, and administrative procedures involved in new business ventures.
  • Prioritize assessments of business problems and opportunities that result in recommendations for courses of action.

What You Will Learn

Our business degree career specialization was developed to provide learners with an inclusive background of business leadership methods and techniques that can be applied to almost any different type of enterprise. In our classes, we help students learn through the combination of basic theory education courses and the correctly chosen application courses. This helps them easily conform their degree to fit and benefit their personal goals.

Core Courses & Requirements

  • ACCT 101 Principles of Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 110 Principles of Financial Accounting II
  • BUS 110 Foundations of Business
  • BUS 202 Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • BUS 230 Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • ECON 201 Principles of Economics
  • FIN 230 Fundamentals of Finance
  • MGMT 230 Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 235 Introduction to International Business
  • MRKT 110 Principles of Marketing

Business Analyst Concentration

  • BUS 202 Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • MGMT 210 Introduction to Project Management
  • MGMT 250 Introduction to Business Analysis
  • MGMT 280 Introduction to Business Consulting

Business Career Opportunities

Potomac offers a thorough education degree program that focuses on utilizing data as a resource for a business. Graduates can choose to enter a variety of industries, such as hospitality, healthcare, telecommunications, government, finance, nonprofit or education.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks held more than 1.7 million jobs in 2016 and are found in all industries and at all levels of government.

Local government and the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry are among the individual industries employing the largest numbers of these clerks.

They may update and maintain one or more accounting records. They also tabulate expenditures, receipts, accounts payable and receivable and track profit and loss. 

They represent a wide range of skills and knowledge, from full-charge bookkeepers who can maintain an entire company’s financial records to accounting clerks who handle specific, individual business accounts.

  • Sales Associate
  • Management Trainee
  • International Medical Claims Representative
  • International Logistics Dedicated Customer Professional
  • Manager, International Benefits
  • Sales & Marketing Trainee
  • International Business Capture Liaison Manager
  • Inbound CSR Consultants
  • International Business Development Representative
  • International Relocation Manager
  • International Customs Entry Agent
  • International Administrator
  • Branch Manager-International Logistics
  • Store Management Positions in NOVA and Maryland.
  • Associate, Financial Risk Management
  • Entry Level Business Management in Education Industry
  • Resource Management Associate
  • Business Analyst with Project Management Experience
  • Associate Director, Operations Services
  • Quality Assurance Associate
  • Administrative Associate (10054)
  • Associate Designer
  • Associate Agent
  • Associate, Quality Assurance

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an interview with an admissions representative.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended. The College must receive official transcripts within eight weeks of a student’s start date.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examination. (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training programs or professional development.1
  • Submit transcript request forms for all colleges attended.2
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1: A student may be required to register with ACE, if official transcripts are not available from his/her company, to determine appropriate credit for corporate training programs.

2: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.

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