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Associate to Bachelor's in Business

Earn Your BA in Business in 18 Months

Building on your associate degree to earn a BA has never been more achievable.

The new Associate to Bachelor’s program offered through the Alverno College School of Business is geared specifically to women who currently have – or will soon earn – an associate degree. Whether you want to be a marketer, human resources professional or business woman building a socially responsible company, Alverno’s abilities-based curriculum will prepare you for a demanding, rapidly changing world.

Designed to match your fast-paced life, the 18-month program will help you move up in the business world by building your knowledge and abilities and equipping you with a degree from one of the nation’s most distinguished women’s colleges.

A Program That Fits Your Busy Schedule

Effective educational options must create job security and advancement opportunities without compromising
life at home or on the job—which is why the Associate to Bachelor’s program offered through Alverno College is
ideal for women like you.

Our 18-month program integrates the best of online learning with critical in-classroom instruction, to bring you a hybrid program that makes earning your bachelor’s degree more achievable and realistic than ever before. Specifically, credits are earned through nine 8-week course blocks. Taking one new course every eight weeks, you can focus on one course at a time, rather than juggle multiple courses every semester. And by offering courses that are a blend of online learning and in-classroom, evening instruction, we give you the flexibility you need, while maintaining your chance to learn within a network of peers under the guidance of Alverno’s world-class, highly accomplished business faculty.

A Learning Style That Models the Real World

The reason Alverno’s unique learning curriculum works is that it mirrors the workplace—which doesn’t offer letter grades. In the real world, learning comes from successfully completing a task, versus simply reading about it.

At Alverno, learning encompasses demonstrating what you have learned as you master the content. Alverno’s learning experience is valued by both students and employers, as reflected by Alverno’s 92% employment rate within six months of graduation*.

In addition, Alverno College was once again recognized for its “strong commitment to teaching” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges Guidebook. In the three-year history of this category, Alverno is the only college in Wisconsin to receive this recognition in the Midwest Regional standings each year.

*Rolling 3 year average. + 4% margin for error.

The Best Approach to Meet Your Next Career Move

The 18-month Associate to Bachelor’s program has two start dates – October and February – each year and is convenient, flexible and affordable.

The curriculum includes:

  • Women in Careers & Leadership
  • Innovative Business Development
  • Global Business Environment & Strategy
  • Arts, Culture & Ethics
  • Sustainability & Technology in a Changing World
  • Informed Decision-Making in Complex Societies
  • Marketing, Branding & Customer Relationships
  • Financial Analysis & Decision-Making
  • Quantitative Methods & Technology Application in Organizations

Contact our Admissions Office for more information:

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You can also learn more at an Alverno Advantage Information Session.

Interested in applying? Click here.

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