Gain the education and experience employers are looking for when entering the business world. The online Associate of Science in Business Administration focuses on interpersonal and communication skills, microeconomics, marketing, and management. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those having an associate’s degree earn over 17% more than people with a high school diploma.

An associate’s degree from a recognized and respected university provides the foundational knowledge and business skills to prepare you to enter the professional world, advance your career, or continue into a bachelor’s program.

Transfer Credits

Credits may be accepted from all properly accredited four-year and two-year institutions recognized by the Council for Higher Education. Generally, a maximum of 72 credits will be accepted from two-year institutions. Transfer coursework from the Wisconsin Technical College System is limited to previously established articulation agreements. Credits not accepted for transfer include vocational or unapproved technical, remedial or doctrinal.

If you are transferring from a UW System institution with an Associate of Arts or Science, you will meet all of the university general education requirements. Review the other institutions that have transfer agreements that will meet general education requirements with UW-Platteville or plan which courses you can transfer with our transfer guides.

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The Associate of Science in Business Administration is earned by completing 60 undergraduate credits.

Business Administration Courses

  • Business Communication
  • Financial Accounting
  • Global Business
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Leadership and Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Math of Finance or Elementary Statistics
  • Microsoft Excel for Business
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Supply Chain Management

In addition to your core business courses, you'll complete general education requirements in English, math, speech, and liberal arts.


To be considered for admission, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or have earned HSED/GED
  • Meet college prep course requirements
  • SAT or ACT (if under age 22)

* New freshman are not required to submit an ACT or SAT to be reviewed for admission if applying for fall 2020 through spring 2025 terms. For students that choose to forgo the use of a test score as a part of their admission review, additional focus will be placed on the high school grade point average and course rigor throughout the high school record.

Home-schooled, transfer, and international students are encouraged to apply. For complete information, view the full admission requirements.


You may be eligible to receive one of the following scholarships.