City University of Seattle’s Associate of Science in Business program gives you a foundation for sustained business success. Courses lay the groundwork for a variety of business careers by providing a wide variety of skills like critical thinking, data analysis and creative problem solving. Once you complete the program, you can transfer easily into any of CityU’s School of Management bachelor’s degree programs, including business administration, project management, accounting, management, and healthcare administration.
At CityU of Seattle, we’re known for our flexibility. Our program allows you to complete an associate degree in business in the standard two years or spread it out to accommodate your schedule. Each class is offered online for your convenience. Throughout your studies, you’ll interact regularly with our faculty of current business experts, giving you an edge at work and in your future studies.
Our advisors can help you find specific courses you may need to qualify for further business programs or assist you in designing a full 80-credit program that will set you up for success. Contact a CityU advisor to learn more today.
If you are a recent high school graduate, international or transfer student, your time in our online associate degree program will bring you closer to your business goals. Industries across the business world need leaders equipped with the skills you’ll gain. Whether you plan to transition right into an entry-level occupation or continue into one of our School of Management bachelor’s degree programs, you’ll be ready to put your knowledge to work for you.
If you have a high school degree or equivalent, get in touch with CityU today so you can finish your online associate degree in business. Let us help you determine which lower-division credits you need and create an individualized associate degree to advance your education and kick start your career.
College Mathematics: 5
Social Sciences: 5
Natural Sciences, Mathematics: 5
General Education Elective: 5
A Q&A with Tom Cary, Academic Program Director, Associate Dean of the School of Management
Q: What is your terminal degree in and where did you get it from?
A: JD, University of California, Hastings.
Q: What do you do for fun?
A: Play, coach, and referee soccer. Hike. Play with family.
Q: What classes do you teach?
A: BSC 403 Legal Issues in the Workplace.
Q: Why did you decide to start teaching?
A: I volunteer-taught at a high school while practicing law. I realized my high point each week was the classroom, not the courtroom, so I made the switch.
Q: Why do you enjoy teaching at CityU?
A: Because of the great students.
Q: What’s one thing you always tell your students that may or may not relate to your class?
A: When in doubt, consult a lawyer.
Q: Any fond CityU memories that you can share?
A: One of my favorite memories was from a CityU graduation when I was walking in with a high school friend who was receiving the award as CityU teacher of the year. We had walked down the same aisle 30 years ago at our own high school graduation when we were the class speakers.
Q: What might you tell a student who was thinking of taking one of your classes?
A: You will learn to think like a lawyer.
Q: What is something that you have learned from end-of-course evaluations that you applied later on?
A: More talking from me does not mean more learning by the students.