Lakewood University

Associate of Applied Business in Business Management

Program Highlights
  • 2 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
Associate Degree Programs Overview

With an Associate of Applied Business in Business Management, you will be in a position to supervise others, decide the daily priorities of your office, delegate projects, and coordinate teams to meet the goals of your organization. You will report to upper management and have room to advance your career into top management in a reasonable amount of time.

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management is a great opportunity for the individual looking to get a foot in the management door. One of the best things about this two 2-year program is the options it gives to a graduate. After this program, a graduate is skilled in numerous management positions and can work in almost any industry. The graduate also has the foundation to go on to pursue a Bachelors’s or Master’s Degree in many different aspects of business.

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management will prepare students for entry-level positions in business, industry, and non-profit organizations. The program is designed for students who seek to acquire a complete framework in basic business concepts and skills in order to contribute and create solutions for contemporary business problems. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to apply management, marketing, and accounting concepts to improve operational performance and aid in decision-making skills. The emphasis in this program is placed on marketable skills.

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Program Outline
What You Receive
Career Outlook
Program Cost
Program Outcomes
  • Describe what management is (its functions) and explain the role of a manager
  • Describe what human resource management is (its functions) and challenges
  • Analyze motivation theories and the relationship between motivation and performance
  • Define marketing and its role in relation to the organization’s business plan
  • Describe operations in management, designing performance measures and how they are used in decision making
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of accounting principles including the interpretation of common financial statements
  • Identify an organization’s stakeholders, its ethical issues and define the concept of social responsibility
  • Describe technology trends and specifically how computers are used in the workplace
  • Explore the myths of entrepreneurship and identify types of innovation
  • Demonstrate language fundamentals necessary to communicate effectively with an emphasis on workplace oral and written communication
  • Demonstrate basic math skills as related to algebraic equations and practical personal finance


Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Degree Plan 

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This Degree Map is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this degree program. A course with an “*” denotes its status as a general education course.

Course Code 

Course Subject and Title


Credit Hours

Semester One


Lakewood University Orientation 




Introduction to Business




Interpersonal Communication*




Introduction to Computers*




Business Law



Semester Two


Introduction to English*




American Government*




Introduction to Speech*




College Mathematics*



Semester Three


Introduction to Psychology*




Principles of Management 




Operations Management




Human Resources Management 



Semester Four


Principles of Accounting I*




Organizational Behavior 




Principles of Accounting II*

Principles of Accounting I



Marketing Principles 



Semester Five


Personal Finance*








Business Ethics 







Total Credit Hours:         60

What You Receive

Lakewood University provides everything you need for your associates degree program including:

  • Comprehensive textbooks
  • Career Search and time management guides
  • Instructor guidance and unlimited tutoring
  • our very own Student Success Coach
  • Access to our online library
  • Networking with Lakewood’s active student and alumni social community

At Graduation, you’ll also receive a Lakewood University Associate Degree. Plus you’ll have the business knowledge and confidence you need to take your career to the next level.


Career Outlook

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management is a great opportunity for the individual looking to get a foot in the management door. One of the best things about this two 2-year program is the options it gives to a graduate. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the job growth for someone with a business degree is expected to reach 12% by 2018. A large portion of these business careers will arise in government, healthcare, social assistance, finance, insurance, and construction.

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management program includes online general business courses that introduce you to important business concepts. Each course is designed with the input of business professionals, ensuring that you receive an education with practical career applications and a high standard of quality. As a graduate, you’ll also have the foundation to go on to pursue a Bachelors’s or Master’s Degree in many different aspects of a business.

After successfully completing your online program in business, you will be prepared to apply what you’ve learned in a variety of business settings.


Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment Plan Term Total Tuition Enroll

Payment Plan – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $5,052.00
Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term

No Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, no interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. Lakewood University works with a wide variety of government funding options for Active Duty and Veteran students.

Veteran & Active Duty
  • Montgomery GI BILL
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Chapter 30 G.I. Bill
  • Chapter 33 G.I. Bill
  • Chapter 1606 G.I. Bill
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
Military Spouses
  • MyCAA
Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.

Registration Requirements

Lakewood University is open to all applicants without discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, or sex. All applicants desiring to pursue formal programs of study culminating in the award of an academic credential are admitted to the school as regular students provided the following conditions have been met: To be admitted, the student must be a high school graduate or at least 18 years of age with a GED or its equivalent, receive and review certain disclosures and sign an enrollment agreement.


Required Courses

Our program is set apart by its affordable tuition and flexible format—but the degree map is what makes it truly unique. The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management program curriculum is developed with the input of industry professionals to ensure exceptional career relevance. This is your opportunity to explore real-world scenarios, building knowledge and skills you’ll actually use on the job after graduation.