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Associate of Science in Business

Associate of Science in Business (Online)

Foundational business skills—available online, from anywhere.

The associate of science in business at Loyola University New Orleans is a 60-credit degree program available entirely online. Students gain foundational business knowledge, combined with rigorous liberal arts courses for a well-rounded education. In just two years, students prepare for entry-level roles in a wide range of business applications. The stackable associate program can also be applied toward a future bachelor’s degree at Loyola.

Program Benefits

  • You’ll explore introductory business concepts in finance, economics, management, and marketing.
  • Our online business program can be completed from anywhere in the world, on the schedule that works for you.
  • An associate degree in business provides foundational skills that are relevant to many different career paths and industries.

How to Apply

Explore the admission requirements for Loyola’s online undergraduate programs.

Associate Degree Requirements

The associate of science in business degree is a 60 semester credit hour, online academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements and business discipline requirements. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the business curriculum and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. All major courses must be completed in the department unless an exception is allowed by the department chair. No more than 30 credit hours of transfer credit can be applied to this program, and at least 50% of the business discipline coursework must be completed at Loyola.

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Degree Overview 60 credits

Associate of Science in Business

Loyola’s online associate of science in business program requires 60 credit hours for completion.

  • Loyola Core: 36 credit hours
  • Business discipline: 24 credit hours

View the Associate of Science in Business Degree Program Course Listing (DPCL)
The DPCL serves as a helpful checklist of requirements for each program. Use this form in consultation with your advisor to plan your schedule.

What can you do with an associate of science degree in business?


With an associate’s degree in business from Loyola, you gain a built-in professional network and the lifetime career support available to all graduates. Graduates may choose to apply the credit earned from the associate program toward a future bachelor’s degree. Students who earn an associate degree in business will also prepare for entry-level roles in customer service, sales, and retail, as well as supervisory positions and many other office roles.

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