Lakewood University

Associate of Applied Business in Business Management

Program Highlights
  • 2 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
Business Studies Department Mission Statement

Aligning with the Lakewood University mission, our innovative business programs will prepare learners to work as valuable managers and leaders in their respective workplaces, facilitating change for the benefit of the organization, its stakeholders, and society.

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.

Global Interaction Learning Program 

Students in the Associate Degree in Business Management will have access to the Global Interaction Learning Program (GILP). 

GILP is an innovative educational initiative designed to provide Lakewood business students with a unique opportunity to broaden their horizons in the realm of international business and enhance their communication skills by connecting with business professionals from across the world.

Specialized Accreditation

Lakewood’s Associate of Applied Business in Business Management program has received specialized accreditation for its business through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page.

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Program Outcomes
Program Outline
What You Receive
Career Outlook
Program Cost
Program Outcomes
  • Recognize the skills required in planning, organizing, controlling resources and leading in a global business environment.
  • Describe the core disciplines of business and their role in the organization.
  • Recognize the key elements of a successful, diverse team and the relation between motivation and performance.
  • Communicate effectively via multiple channels of exchange including oral and written.
  • Identify one’s social and ethical responsibility to stakeholders, the community, and the environment.
  • Describe how managers use information to make wise decisions on behalf of the organization.
  • Utilize decision support tools in the way of math formulas, computer software, and information systems to analyze or solve problems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to find and use reference tools/resources.


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 Algebra*



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

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Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan A – 12 Credit Hours

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

Tuition: $5,052.00
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Part-time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,263.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,263.00

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

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

Technology/Library Fee – $175 for the first semester and $100 per degree semester thereafter; $250 per vocational program term

Low-Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low-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. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

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.


No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.

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.