UMass Lowell's Associate of Science in Business Administration provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of business in today's global economy. Students gain crucial analytical skills and learn fundamental business practices related to marketing, financial accounting, statistics, and more — all from UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business, which is fully accredited at the undergraduate and graduate levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).


This program is ideal for working adults who may have begun their college education but didn't complete it. Prior course credits from other accredited colleges may be counted towards this program but are subject to review and approval.

All of the courses in UMass Lowell's Associate of Science in Business Administration can be counted towards UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, making it more convenient than ever before for students to continue their studies.

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For more information, visit UMass Lowell's  Associate of Science in Business Administration webpage.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $385
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Undergraduate Degree Application Fee $60
Total for Course** $1,185 ($385 x 3 credits = $1,155 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

UMass Lowell’s Manning School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) — an elite distinction earned by less than five percent of business schools worldwide.


Admission is open to students who have earned a high school diploma or a GED. UMass Lowell's online programs operate on a rolling admissions basis.There is no deadline to apply — you can apply any time during the year. Each application is processed and each applicant is notified as soon as all admissions materials have been received and reviewed.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact the Solution Center at 978-934-2000 or TSC@uml.edu to determine eligibility.