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Kaplan University’s Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration is designed to help military students achieve more, sooner.
Awarding college credits for the training and skills you earned in the military is always a priority at Kaplan University. And we mean business. The following military occupations translate into a significant number of credits, a maximum of 50% of those needed, toward your associate's degree in business*:
11C Indirect Fire Infantryman
13B Cannon Crewmember
13M MLRS Crewmember
13P MLRS FD Specialist
13T Field Artillery Crewmember
19K Armor Crewman
42A/75B Human Resource Specialist
79T Recruiting and Retention (Career Recruiter)
92A Automated Logistical Specialist
92Y Unit Supply Specialist
Attention 79Rs and 79Ts—Click here to learn about occupational mapping into the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Please note that credit awards listed above are based on the standard training provided to members in these occupations and there are time limits to when the training must have been taken. Some individuals may have had variations to that training in which case the credit award may be different. The applicable training must be shown on your Joint Services Transcript.
If you do not meet the required skill level or have a different occupation, you may still be eligible for credit from your military training. Speak with an advisor at 877.809.8445 (Toll Free).
Affirmative! Kaplan University regularly awards credit based upon eligible prior coursework, military training, challenge exams, or military exams such as CLEP and DANTES. See catalog.kaplanuniversity.edu for the Transfer of Credit policy.
We also may accept credit recommendations made by the American Council on Education.
So, even if your occupation has not yet been evaluated, or you serve under a branch other than the United States Army, you may still be able to reduce the number of courses you need to obtain your degree.
As a student pursuing an associate’s
degree in business program, your classes will focus on the technical skills,
knowledge, and professional work habits relevant to entry-level positions in
banking, retail, sales, human resources, and elsewhere. You’ll have the
The ability to keep day-to-day operations running smoothly is
highly valued in today's complex business environments. Whether you are
preparing to enter the workforce or are seeking the credentials to advance your
career, earning an Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration at
Kaplan University may help you establish your position as a member of this
Concentrations allow you to personalize your education by
focusing on an area of study that best
fits your desired career path. For example, if you’re interested in pursuing a
career in small business management, the associated concentration area offers
courses in accounting, customer service, and software applications that focus
on specialized knowledge directly related to managing small businesses.
If you are transferring in credit based on the military
occupations listed above, you will be placed into a custom concentration.
Whether you want to begin a career in management or advance to
administration, earning an associate's degree in business administration may
help you qualify for entry-level positions in a variety of fields.†
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation includes all of Kaplan University’s online and campus-based business degree programs, excluding its Master of Science in Finance. For more information on Kaplan University’s ACBSP accreditation, visit www.acbsp.org.
Once you have completed your associate’s degree, you can transfer those credits into a bachelor’s degree program at Kaplan University, including business. Concentration areas in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration include:
Once you have completed your bachelor’s degree you could progress into a graduate-level business program, including the following‡:
Business programs are also available on the bachelor’s and master’s degree level—click here to explore.
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* Based on a member of the military who transfers in the maximum amount of quarter credit hours: 65 for medical MOS, 60 for military police and information technology MOS, 50 for combat arms MOS, 55 for paralegal specialist MOS, 45 for recruiter MOS. Coursework reduction reflects an educational mapping based on the completion of the standard courses required for rank advancement as well as credit for occupation duties. Credit awards have service-level requirements. Exact transfer amount may vary depending on completed military courses and occupations as listed on your official Joint Service Transcript(s). State-specific requirements, as listed in catalog.kaplanuniversity.edu, may apply. All credits must be validated on official transcript(s) to be eligible to transfer.
† Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
‡ While many of Kaplan University's degree programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued bachelor-, graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any programs.
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