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Associate of Arts in Management

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*Pay only $350 per credit hour with our Super Start Scholarship

*Scholarship only applicable to the Associate of Arts in Management program

When you earn an Associate of Art in Management degree from Thomas More University, you’re giving yourself an opportunity to learn what you need to succeed in your current career, while building a foundation to achieve your dreams of earning your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the future. 

In this accelerated associate degree in business program, you’ll learn creativity, leadership, and flexibility through undergraduate courses that focus on teamwork, communication, and business management. It’s a business management associate degree built to work around your schedule, with the option to go on campus or 100% online.

Why earn your associate degree in business management with Thomas More?

Whether you’re already in the workforce or looking to get a foot in the door, an associate degree in business can contribute to the growth of your career almost immediately. Our Associate of Arts in Management degree can also provide a solid foundation for advanced education down the road, including bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

You’ll learn what you need to succeed in your current job, or a new career. 97% of Thomas More students are either fully employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation. 

There are lots of great reasons to earn your A.A. in business management with Thomas More, including:

  • Small classes: You’ll meet one night a week on campus or 100% online in classes of less than 25 students.
  • A fast time to completion: You can earn your associate degree in business in as few as 12 months
  • An experienced faculty: You’ll be taught by professionals who’ve had successful careers in the business world 
  • A strong foundation in business courses: We’ll cover topics like fundamentals of business writing, management, organizational behavior, financial analysis, and more
  • A path to future degrees: We make it easy to pursue bachelor and master degrees with a seamless transition into our programs

“I recommend Thomas More’s associate degree in business management program to anyone considering going to school while working full time. I’m a better leader because of the people I worked with on each presentation and project in my cohort.”

Sara Mullins ’17
AES, ’20 BBA, MBA, Director of Operations: Addiction Medicine and Behavioral Health, St. Elizabeth Physicians

Is an associate degree in management right for me?

Of course, but don’t take our word for it.

Thomas More University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees.

How will our associate in management change your life?

See the stories of two Thomas More business students who realized it’s never too late to go back to school and improve your career — and your life.

Our Associate of Arts in Management degree program is grounded in teaching the basics of business management in the 21st century. Along with a liberal arts core, our business management associate degree program curriculum includes courses such as:

  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Mathematics for Business Decision Making
  • Introduction to Teamwork
  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Fundamentals of Business and Academic Writing
  • Introduction to Microeconomics

Thomas More University believes in making your associate degree in management affordable. That’s why we’re proud to offer the Super Start Scholarship. You’ll pay only $350 per credit hour for the first year of the management AA (a potential savings of $7,520).

Thomas More University is one of the most cost-effective private universities in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. In addition to our efforts to keep our tuition affordable for each accelerated business degree student, we also provide our undergraduate students with personalized opportunities for financial aid.

To learn more, contact us at or 859.344.3333.

Earning your associate degree in business can make you more attractive to employers now, while setting the foundation for future degrees. It can also give you skills in areas like project management, human resources, and finance to let you make immediate contributions to your employer.

You may find that after earning your business management associate degree you’ll want to keep going. Many students go on to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, including programs like:

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Ethical Leadership

Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership

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