Our 100%-online business administration degree is designed for the working professional and may be completed in as little as 14 months! (We have program pathways for 14-month FAST TRACK and 24-month degree completion options!)

With rapid growth in the regional business industry, there’s great demand for qualified personnel in business administration capable of:

  • Executing effective communication strategies
  • Analyzing business data and economic trends
  • Utilizing the latest technical tools for business growth
  • Understanding foundational business law concepts

While the Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration is an excellent stand-alone credential, it is specifically designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in a related business area.

Persons completing the associate of business administration may transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree in a variety of majors, including: business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, management, banking, marketing, economics, or human resource management. 

Enjoy Guaranteed Transfer!
Students who complete an Associate of Arts & Science and meet specified criteria will enjoy guaranteed admission to more than 30 colleges and universities! 

Receive up to $2,000 annually when you transfer!
Students who compete an Associate of Arts & Science at VHCC and transfer to a four-year institution, may receive up to $2,000 annually to be applied to tuition expenses. Please see Transfer Grants for eligibility requirements.

 Why choose VHCC?

  • Affordability. With in-state tuition (Virginia residents and those living within a 30-mile radius of campus) at $157 per credit hour, you’ll SAVE BIG when you start here! Most save between $10K-$50K, in tuition costs alone, when starting at VHCC.

  • 100% online. Attend class when it’s convenient for your schedule – especially helpful for working students! This degree provides you with the flexibility of 24/7 access!

  • Guaranteed transfer agreements with 30-plus colleges & universities! Start at VHCC and meet specified transfer agreement requirements and you’ll enjoy guaranteed admission to Virginia Tech, Radford, King University, Emory &Henry College, ETSU and more!

  • 17:1 student to instructor ration with award winning faculty! VHCC ranked among the top 5 percent of community colleges nationwide for providing an educational experience that encourages a personal relationship between instructors and students.

  • Career services & job placement. Our instructors and career coaches are recognized by regional industry leaders and enjoy tremendous success connecting our students with employment opportunities upon degree completion.

  • No application fee. Our simple, online application is free. Complete the application and you’ll receive an email listing your easy next steps!

  • No SAT or ACT required for admission. The SAT and ACT are merely numerical indicators of college readiness. With dynamic instruction and academic mentoring, we’ve found our students enjoy tremendous success, both at VHCC and in their future educational and career pursuits.

  • FREE academic mentoring. At VHCC, we provide FREE, one-on-one academic mentoring for 11 subjects, with dedicated workspace for group study and computer lab access. With this level of support, our students enjoy tremendous academic success!

  • Financial aid & scholarships available! More than 80% of our students receive financial aid! In 2018, we awarded more than $6 million in financial aid and scholarships.


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  • What about classes that require labs? Are the labs online?
  • What about testing?
  • What is the cost?
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