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University of Phoenix-Birmingham

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University of Phoenix - Birmingham

School of Business - Business and Management Degrees

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, the University of Phoenix was founded in 1976 and now has locations world-wide offering a variety of online degree programs. Its business programs have received high credentials from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Students at the Birmingham location have the option to earn Associate's, Bachelor's, and post-graduate degrees by taking business courses in several specialty areas focusing on business skills for the 21st Century workplace.

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Foundations of Business

This program emphasizes fundamental business principles through the study of marketing, accounting, finance, and globalization techniques. The program requires a miminum of 60 semester hours of study in business, science, math, economics, management and humanities courses. Some students may be eligible to earn credits based on their work experience through the Prior Learning Assessment program. Completing an Associate's Degree in Foundations of Business can usually be completed in about two and a half years. Students completing the AA degree with a concentration in Foundations of Business will be able to work in entry level positions or improve their opportunities for advancement
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