Thomas More Accelerated & Graduate Programs

Associate of Arts in Management


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Accelerated Associate in Management Degree

When you earn an Associate of Arts in Management degree from Thomas More University, you grow professionally and personally. This accelerated program works conveniently around your schedule, 100% online or on campus. Whichever learning mode you choose, we will welcome you and provide individualized support within our Thomas More community. Our Associate of Arts in Management students who study management, learn skills like creativity, leadership, and flexibility through courses that focus on teamwork, professional communication, and business management. Many students use it as an opportunity to build a strong foundation to go on to achieve their dreams of earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Why earn an Associate of Arts in Management degree at Thomas More?

Employers are looking for applicants who can make an immediate impact. Completing our program isn’t just a pathway to earning an associate of management degree. It’s the first step toward achieving more in your career.

  • Small classes that meet one night a week or 100% online
  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • Taught by an experienced faculty of business professionals
  • Courses cover topics such as fundamentals of business writing, management, organizational behavior, financial analysis, and more
  • Transfers seamlessly to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Business Administration degree

“I recommend anyone considering going to school, while working full-time, to look at Thomas More’s cohort program. I am a better leader because of the people I worked with on each presentation and project in my cohort.”

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

Is a degree from Thomas More right for me?

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

In a 2019 Georgetown University report, Thomas More was ranked #1 in Kentucky for ROI (Return on Investment) out of 28 public and private colleges and universities, with the highest long-term gain—at more than $1 million.

The more you learn, the more you can earn.

Earning an Associate of Arts in Management degree might be your next step in your career, but it shouldn’t be your last. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report illustrating that the more degrees you earn, the higher your salary potential. And the less likely you will find yourself unemployed during an economic downturn.

Liberal Arts Core (15 credit hours, 6 or 8-week courses):

ENG150 Literature, Writing, and Research – 3 credit hours

Social Science – 3 credit hours

Theology – 3 credit hours

Natural Science – 3 credit hours

HIS101 World Civilization I – 3 credit hours

AES Program Sequence (30 credit hours, 6-week courses):

BUA104 Introduction to Business Management – 3 credit hours

BUA107 Mathematics for Business Decision Making – 3 credit hours

BUA110 Introduction to Teamwork – 3 credit hours

BUA204 Business and Professional Communication – 3 credit hours

BUA106 Fundamentals of Business and Academic Writing – 3 credit hours

ECO101 Introduction to Microeconomics – 3 credit hours

BUA108 Financial Analysis for Managers – 3 credit hours

BUA263 Social Responsibility for Managers – 3 credit hours

BUA264 Marketing and Consumer Value – 3 credit hours

BUA205 Supervision and Management – 3 credit hours

* To meet accreditation standards, Associate degrees require a total of 60 credit hours. This may include 15 credit hours of general electives which you may transfer in from another college or university. An associate of arts degree is a great way to begin working toward your bachelor degree, because these courses will also apply toward credits you will need in our BBA or BA programs. Our personal advisors will design the perfect graduation plan for you!

Since every student has different needs, and some transfer in previously earned credit hours (up to 90), we will work with each student to create an individualized package that includes all financial aid options, scholarships, VA education benefits, etc., in which you are eligible. Our advisors can evaluate your transcripts and see what credits will transfer. Many employers also offer tuition reimbursement, and we can help you better understand your organization’s benefits.

An estimated cost of attendance (COA) for our accelerated undergraduate programs is available here. Included in the Saints resource fee is a $120 to $160 per course stipend that will apply toward the cost of your course materials.

Contact an enrollment coach today at (859) 344-3333 or email at accelerate@thomasmore.edu to see how much you qualify to receive!