AAS in Business


The Associate of Applied Science in Business will prepare you to function effectively in a business organization. You will learn how to use quantitative and reasoning skills in accounting, economics, and marketing. You also will build knowledge about different economies, cultures, and approaches to conducting business around the world. 100% online, on-site, or hybrid degree program.

Degree Highlights

Learn more about the many ways you can contribute to an industry or corporate setting. Gain exposure to different functional areas and become familiar with trends in global business, entrepreneurship, trade, and more.

Faculty Contact

Dr. Bri Newland, Assistant Dean, Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
(212) 998-7201

Program Structure

Core Courses

Core courses provide an in-depth exploration of the liberal arts that expands your critical thinking and analytical skills, increases your knowledge, and develops your intellect.

Major Curriculum

With the insights gained and the skills acquired through the AAS in Business, you are well equipped to advance in your current career or to pursue a bachelor’s degree in:


Core Requirements

The degree is a 60 credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (32 credits) and required courses (28 credits)


The following courses may be required based on a writing placement assessment, and should be successfully completed within the first three semesters.

Critical Thinking

Students are required to take the following course.

Quantitative Reasoning

Students, in close consultation with their advisor, select Math 1 and Math II or one of the following other courses based on a math placement assessment.

Scientific Issues

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.


Visit the Admissions Deadlines page to view the application deadlines.

Admissions Criteria

The NYU SPS Admissions team carefully weighs each component of your application during the admissions review process to evaluate your ability to benefit from and contribute to the dynamic learning environment and the challenging curriculum that the NYU School of Professional Studies offers.


The NYU SPS Admissions team is here to help you navigate the admissions process and ensure that all of your questions and/or concerns are addressed. Call or email to set up a Zoom or Skype appointment.

212-998-7100 • sps.admissions@nyu.edu

Financing Your education

We know that financial planning for your education is of the utmost importance. We want to support you. Click the link below to learn about financial aid opportunities or download the financial aid guidelines document.