Individuals with business skills are among the most sought after, and if you’d like to expand your career opportunities, a business degree can help you land a job.
If money and time didn’t matter, it would be rather simple to go back to college and earn your business degree. You’d simply enroll in a degree program, sign up and pay list price for the courses you need, and that’s about it.
But since time and affordability does matter, you need some smart strategies. The good news is, you can earn a business degree quickly and inexpensively, thanks to StraighterLine and its innovative partner college program.
Here are 3 tips for earning your business degree conveniently, affordably -- and a whole lot faster.
1 - Start Out by Taking a Business Course Online
Not sure if business is right for you? Like to start college without going into debt? Need to get a prerequisite completed, on your schedule? StraighterLine offers a great selection of cost-effective online business courses . . .
- Accounting I
- Accounting II
- Business Communications
- Business Ethics
- Business Law
- Economics I: Macroeconomics
- Economics II: Microeconomics
- Financial Accounting
- Introduction to Business
- Managerial Accounting
- Organizational Behavior
- Principles of Management
2 - Jumpstart Your Business Degree
You can also jump start your business degree, and business career, by choosing to enroll in a cost-effective bundle of business courses. Whether you need to advance in accounting, communication, or management -- tackling related courses is a good way to accelerate degree completion. Once you have finished a deep dive into business, you will have added marketable skills and earned college credits that are guaranteed to transfer to over 100 schools in our partner college network.
The opportunity to accelerate your business degree increases with the number of online courses your degree program accepts in transfer. And StraighterLine partners with colleges who value student flexibility and transfer credit transparency. By simply completing your business courses online at StraighterLine, and at your own pace, and then taking advantage of the guaranteed transfer agreements of your credits to an accredited partner college -- you have gained a significant amount of control of your completion (and degree acceleration) time table.
This is the path that was chosen by StraighterLine students Deirdre Henderson and Jason Ransom. Deidre earned her accounting degree in 3 years, and Jason was able to earn 90 college credits in under 6 months! Now they are able to move forward with their goals without putting their career or future at financial risk.
There are many great partner colleges to choose from, with flexible degree options, and top business degree programs for working adults.
“My initial approach to earning my degree was just speed, too see how quickly I could complete my courses online. But when I started completing more and more StraighterLine courses, I realized my path was becoming more business focused, and decided that earning my bachelor’s in business was a far better choice for my career and interests.” - Jason Ransom
If you have questions, call a StraighterLine Enrollment Counselor at (877) 787- 8375 to learn more. The business degree you need could be much closer than you thought possible.