Prepare for Careers in Business and Finance
Experience specialized curriculum accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) and complete your fast-track degree in three years.
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About the Online BAS in Business
The Bachelor of Applied Science online program with an emphasis in business is ideal for students who have an applied associate degree from a community college and are ready to earn a bachelor’s degree with a focus on essential business topics. EOU accepts most associate-level credits, so you can apply your previous education toward your next degree.
This program is delivered in a flexible online format, making it an ideal transition if you are seeking advancement and leadership opportunities through continued education. It provides the skills employers want while giving you credit for the academic experience you already have.
The College of Business at Eastern Oregon University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a listing of accredited programs, read the PDF at the link here.
BAS in Business Curriculum
The online BAS in Business requires a core including lower- and upper-division courses plus electives.
The lower-division core includes credit hours in conflict management, economics and social issues. The upper-division core includes courses featuring marketing, management, business ethics and organizational behavior.
Then, as a Bachelor of Applied Science online student, you will choose from an extensive list of elective hours to specialize your studies for your career goals. Options include courses in consumer behavior, entrepreneurship, sales and more.View Courses
Have Credits to Transfer?
The option to transfer credits makes your program more affordable and can help you finish your degree faster. We accept up to 135 credits for transfer from previous college coursework. All EOU majors require a minimum of 20 EOU credits.
To see how your credits will transfer, use our Transfer Equivalency tool.
“Eastern Oregon provides a great learning experience. By completing online while working full-time, I was able to accomplish a huge goal of purchasing a home at 19. I have found the degree to be very helpful as I have begun a career in public accounting.”– Brady Watkins, 2019; Meridian, Idaho; Business Administration, Accountancy
What It’s Like to Study Online
Earning your degree online from Eastern Oregon University is a great opportunity because there are no on-campus requirements. You will have access to the same professors, content and opportunities as on-campus students while learning online in a creative digital format. Our professors work on campus and are experts trained to deliver innovative, engaging online education.Online Experience
We offer affordable tuition, especially compared to similar universities. The total cost for the BAS in Business program without transfer credits is $47,700. The cost per credit hour for EOU online courses is $265.* An additional $13.50 per credit hour will be applied to accounting, business and economics courses.
About 92 percent of online students utilize financial aid and scholarships to cover part of these costs.View Tuition Details
*Note: a cost differential will be applied to ACCT, BA and ECON prefix courses.
- Apply your associate credits toward a bachelor’s degree
- Gain a strong foundation in core business topics
- Study career-focused electives to hone your skills
- Prepare for management and leadership roles in your chosen field
Management careers are expected to grow 7 percent through 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.1 As businesses continue to grow and change, trained managers will be needed to oversee operations in organizations of all types. Some example management roles and median annual salaries include:
- Construction manager: $93,370
- Industrial production manager: $103,380
- Property, real estate and community association manager: $58,340
- Sales manager: $124,220
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the answers to common questions about the Bachelor of Applied Science online program.
If you transfer the maximum number of credits, you can complete this program in two years.
Depending on your experience and personal goals, you can pursue a variety of professional and technical careers in business with this degree. Some options include leadership roles in sales, technology, design and management.
In a Bachelor of Arts program, you will be required to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language. A Bachelor of Science program will not require foreign language proficiency but does require 12 additional credits in social science, natural science, computer science or mathematics. A Bachelor of Applied Science degree is a more specialized degree in a technical field; declaring a B.A.S. requires that you must have an Associate of Applied Science.
Our most recent virtual open house was held on February 10, 2021. Feel free to watch the most recent virtual open house, and stay tuned for the next live event.
You’ll complete 16 courses to earn the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business degree. You can learn more about coursework for the program here.
¹Accountants and Auditors. Sept. 4, 2019. Retrieved Sept. 19, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm#tab-1