Your business career, your way

Whatever it is that inspires you, American College of Education’s online business programs can help turn your ambitions into reality.

You decide your path with ACE’s online business programs

Whether you are looking for a traditional MBA program or a certificate to enhance your resume, our robust catalog of degree and non-degree online business programs allows you to plan the most affordable and flexible educational path toward your goals.

#2 in the nation for most master's degrees conferred in Educational Business Administration.



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Choose the right path for your career

We offer online business degrees at some of the lowest costs in the nation. Gain an understanding of the most prevalent and pressing aspects of today’s complex and diverse business landscape.

Master of Education

Educational Business Administration

This program is designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares you for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.


Total Program Cost

$9,775*


Finish in

18

Months

Credits

35


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Focus of Study

  • Educational Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • School Business Official
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • School business official
  • Educational entrepreneur
  • School administrator
  • University registrar
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New Program

Master of Science

Sustainable Management

Gain the knowledge you need to spearhead and execute sustainability initiatives in any organization. Engage in critical and creative thinking through real-life business case studies. Understand how to make informed decisions that account for the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit while leading a diverse and inclusive team.



Total Program Cost

$8,675*


Finish in

18

Months

Credits

31


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Focus of Study

  • Business Performance Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • Sustainable finance manager
  • Impact investor
  • Green sector manager
  • Nonprofit manager
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Master of Science

Organizational Leadership

This program helps current and aspiring leaders learn to promote positive change, make data-informed decisions, lead by example and solve complex problems with sustainable solutions. Using real-world case studies, you will learn to improve organizational performance and strengthen your leadership. In short, you’ll train to be the kind of leader that other leaders seek.




Total Program Cost

$9,500*


Finish in

16

Months

Credits

34


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Focus of Study

  • Business Performance Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • Project manager
  • Brand manager
  • Human resources consultant
  • Senior risk control consultant
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MBA

Social Impact

Featuring the rigor of a traditional MBA with the power of doing good, this unique program is for business professionals with a desire for more – more knowledge, more opportunities and more impact. It’s the right choice for students who want to become leaders in their field or excel as entrepreneurs while also using the power of business for good.




Total Program Cost

$10,325*


Finish in

18

Months

Credits

37


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Focus of Study

  • Data Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • Executive leadership
  • Nonprofit director
  • Marketing manager
  • Financial analyst
More Info

Master of Education

Educational Business Administration

This program is designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares you for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.


Total Program Cost

$9,775*


Finish in

18

Months

Credits

35


Request Info

Focus of Study

  • Educational Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • School Business Official
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • School business official
  • Educational entrepreneur
  • School administrator
  • University registrar
More Info

New Program

Master of Science

Sustainable Management

Gain the knowledge you need to spearhead and execute sustainability initiatives in any organization. Engage in critical and creative thinking through real-life business case studies. Understand how to make informed decisions that account for the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit while leading a diverse and inclusive team.



Total Program Cost

$8,675*


Finish in

18

Months

Credits

31


Request Info

Focus of Study

  • Business Performance Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • Sustainable finance manager
  • Impact investor
  • Green sector manager
  • Nonprofit manager
More Info

Master of Science

Organizational Leadership

This program helps current and aspiring leaders learn to promote positive change, make data-informed decisions, lead by example and solve complex problems with sustainable solutions. Using real-world case studies, you will learn to improve organizational performance and strengthen your leadership. In short, you’ll train to be the kind of leader that other leaders seek.




Total Program Cost

$9,500*


Finish in

16

Months

Credits

34


Request Info

Focus of Study

  • Business Performance Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • Project manager
  • Brand manager
  • Human resources consultant
  • Senior risk control consultant
More Info

MBA

Social Impact

Featuring the rigor of a traditional MBA with the power of doing good, this unique program is for business professionals with a desire for more – more knowledge, more opportunities and more impact. It’s the right choice for students who want to become leaders in their field or excel as entrepreneurs while also using the power of business for good.




Total Program Cost

$10,325*


Finish in

18

Months

Credits

37


Request Info

Focus of Study

  • Data Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • General Track

Possible Careers

  • Executive leadership
  • Nonprofit director
  • Marketing manager
  • Financial analyst
More Info

*This is an estimated value of the cost for tuition and fees. Amounts may vary depending on number of transfer credits applied to the selected program hours, the pace and satisfactory completion of the selected program credit hours, the receipt of, or eligibility for, institutional or non-institutional scholarship and/or grant amounts, and adjustments to tuition or fees as described in the Catalog Right to Modify Tuition section.

Shorter programs, faster results

Our online micro-credentials and certificates are designed for professionals looking to upskill or enhance their resume quickly and affordably. What’s more, you keep the academic credit you earn. You can apply those credits to a master’s degree at a later date and you’ll earn it faster than you would have before.

Certificate

$5,100 | 9 months | 18 credits

Learn the skills you need to be an effective leader. This certificate covers evidence-based decision making, leadership frameworks, communication and collaboration best practices, ethics, cultural responsiveness, strategic planning and more. You’ll also learn how to apply this knowledge in virtual workplaces and across all industry sectors.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

The need to embrace diversity and inclusion is at the forefront of every organization. This micro-credential focuses on how you can influence your organization to create an inclusive environment, which in turn supports diversity of thought.

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Certificate

$5,100 | 5 months | 18 credits

Gain a robust understanding of the best practices around designing professional development, team training or training modules for adults. Learn theories of interaction through experiential activities that you can directly apply to the training opportunities you develop.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Learn how to effectively conduct research and analyze data. Additionally, you’ll engage in hands-on practice with interpreting data so you’re ready to make evidence-based decisions to move the organization forward as a business leader.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Today, technology and digital information are a crucial part of business. Learn best practices around how to store, gather and process the data your organization needs to make crucial, data-driven decisions.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Understand the practices of exemplary leadership. Learn how to create a shared vision, analyze processes and enable others to reach their full potential through modeling and advocacy.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Learn how to develop ecologically and socially responsible business models that make a difference in the international business community and use business as a force for good. Utilize business administration knowledge and competencies to drive sustainable social impact.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Prepare to lead in a variety of academic settings, including public, charter and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations. Discover ways to effectively manage resources, capital assets and goods to support educational goals.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Strong intrapersonal skills are highly valued by employers. Hone your communication, reflection, self-assessment and organizational skills.

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Micro-credential

$2,575 | 4 to 5 months | 9 credits

Teamwork skills are key for individual and team success. Strengthen your interpersonal skills and learn how to organize, collaborate and lead so that your team smoothly and effectively works toward your common goal.

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Recognized and accredited

American College of Education is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission— a federally-recognized accrediting agency. This accreditation ensures that an institution’s academic program meets or exceeds acceptable levels of quality and is the most recognized accreditation status for higher education entities. To receive and maintain HLC accreditation and affiliation approval, we must continuously undergo routine peer review cycles and provide proof that our programs meet or exceed HLC accreditation criteria and expectations of quality.

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Social responsibility
is in our DNA

Our goal is to make continuing education accessible to as many people as possible. We strive to be a solution to the student debt crisis by offering high quality online programs at the lowest possible cost. Our status as a Certified B Corporation demonstrates our commitment to our students, staff and faculty as well as the communities in which our students serve. Just as we strive to make a positive social impact, we’ve also channeled this framework into our online business programs.

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