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Prepare for an exciting career in business with our 100% online degree program

Flexibility and Convenience

Earning your Associate of Science in Business degree at Murray State College Online is convenient, flexible, and affordable. With no set class times and no visits to campus, you can log in when it fits your schedule, so you can fit your education into your life, not the other way around.

Learn New Skills

Whether you go on to earn a bachelor’s degree or enter the job market right away, Murray State College Online will give you the skills you need to find success in today’s competitive job market.

Affordable and Accessible

With generous transfer credit policies and low tuition, you can earn your degree at an affordable price and gain the skills and knowledge you need to continue your education or advance in your career. Log in from anywhere when it’s convenient for you.

Why Choose Murray State College?

Murray State College has been setting students up for success since 1908. Our goal is to prepare our students to succeed in whatever future they wish to pursue. Whether they continue to advance their education or enter the workforce, our graduates move forward with the proper tools and skills needed to be successful in life!

Program Requirements and Course Details
Associate of Science in Business

Murray State College designed the online Associate of Science in Business to help students gain the knowledge, problem-solving skills, and positive attitude necessary to successfully adapt and function as members of an ever-changing business community at the local, national, and global level. Students are taught how to recognize the dynamics at play and identify the impact of new concepts
and technologies in the workplace.

Coursework involves the analysis of business case studies where students apply the principles of accounting and economics for sound fiscal decision-making and management principles for excellent, effective, and efficient business practices. Additionally, students gain an awareness of the correlation between maintaining a healthy lifestyle and success in the business environment.  

With an emphasis on the value of good ethical standards in business, the necessity of open-mindedness and respect varying points of view, and the interpersonal skills necessary for productivity in a team environment, students can apply what they learn right away in their current roles while also preparing for promotional opportunities and career advancement.

Depending on background and experiences, graduates of the program may obtain employment in the following roles:

  • Account Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Content Writer
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Payroll Specialist

Graduates may also consider transferring to a four-year institution for further study and to prepare for professional careers in:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management and Leadership
  • Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing

38–41 credit hours in general education courses
23 credits hours in program core and recommended electives courses

If you would like to receive a tentative evaluation of transfer credit,
please contact Online Admissions at 580.319.5453 or

Associate of Science in Business Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
ENG 1113English Composition I3
ENG 1213English Composition II3
HST 1483US History to 1877 (or) HST 1493 US History since 18773
GVT 1113American Federal Government3
PHS 1114General Physical Science (or) other science course4
BIO 1114General Biology (or) other lab science course4
MTH 1483Mathematical Functions (preferred) or MTH 1513 Precalculus (Alg)3
ECO 2113Principles of Macroeconomics3
BC 2113Business Communications3
CIS 1113Computer Applications or displayed proficiency3
COL 1211Success Strategies1
Any approved Health, Wellness, and Human Performance Course2
Humanities Courses to be selected from electives6

Program Core Requirements

ACC 2103Fund. Financial Accounting3
ACC 2203Fund. Managerial Accounting3
BM 1103Introduction to Business3
ECO 2123Principles of Microeconomics3
Recommended program electives11

Recommended Electives

Select a minimum of 11 credits from the options below:

ACC 2303Computerized Accounting
BM 2533Small Business Ownership/Mg
BM 2723Spreadsheet Applications
BUS 2763Professional Development
ECO 2603Business & Economic Statistics
FIN 2633Personal Finance

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