Level up your business skills and become a better leader and manager.
Build off of what you already know while also gaining a broader understanding of how to effectively lead and manage your business and team. In this BAAS in Applied Business program, you’ll learn alongside and collaborate with other professionals to develop skills you can apply immediately on the job. You’ll gain the practical knowledge needed for today's work environment, such as implementing the latest business technology, increasing sales margins and improving project management.
Plus, our BAAS in Applied Business degree program is designed for busy professionals like you, so you won’t have to compromise your current career in order to increase your skillset. We offer both online and on-campus learning options, so you can tailor the journey to your BAAS to fit your needs.
Are you an Austin Community College student? The ACC 2+2 program provides you with a more affordable path to finish your degree.
Online or On Campus
1-2 year tracks
Exclusive to Austin Community College (ACC) students, the ACC 2+2 Program creates a pathway for eligible ACC students to earn a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree from Concordia University Texas for a flat tuition rate.Learn More
Our job-ready Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences Applied Science degree is designed for busy working adults.
Learning for the real world
Your coursework is built to mirror real-life scenarios that encourage teamwork to help you learn and practice leadership skills. You’ll hone your ability to understand others, work together, problem solve, produce a quality finished product and develop new ideas.
Small classes taught by expert professors
Our low student-to-faculty ratio means more collaborative small-group work, more opportunities to build your network and direct access to expert professors with practical, real-world experience.
Grow your business and network
Take advantage of IncubatorCTX, an entrepreneurial hub for Northwest Austin entrepreneurs. Meet other entrepreneurs in our co-working space and grow and improve your business through exclusive access to mentors, faculty, student workers and entrepreneurial programming.
Concordia University Texas is SACSCOC accredited, so you can feel confident you’ll earn a high-quality degree respected by top employers across the country.
Our BAAS program is designed for busy working professionals like you – allowing you to better balance work, life and earning your degree. We’ve partnered with Austin Community College to offer more ways to earn your degree, as well as tailored this program to meet the unique needs of nontraditional, adult students.
Your tuition cost is locked in when you enroll, so there are no surprises down the road. Plus, 100% of our students receive some form of financial aid and are enrolled in our textbook rental program to help make this degree more affordable.
You’ll learn from expert professors who are working professionals themselves. They bring their industry experience to the classroom, helping you learn the ins and outs of business. You’ll also have access to IncubatorCTX, an entrepreneurial hub for Northwest Austin entrepreneurs, to help you advance and grow your own business.
The applied business BAAS coursework is built to help you address the real-world challenges you face in your job every day. With an emphasis on teamwork, you’ll build your skillset in areas such as project management, negotiations and conflict resolution, and more.
Lutheran Learning Beyond Faith
Become an ethical, competent leader in your industry, community and family with faith- and values-based instruction.
Earning your BAAS degree in applied business will help you advance your career and excel in positions such as:
- Marketing Manager
- Operations Manager
- Promotions Coordinator
- Sales Manager
- Small Business Owner
Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, bachelor, and master degrees along with the Doctorate in Education (Ed.D). Concordia University Texas also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Students coming to Concordia directly from high school with no full-time college experience must have:
- GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
Students who fall below the above requirement will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions and may still be eligible for admission to Concordia. Please contact your Admissions Counselor if you have questions about achieving admission.
If you are transferring to Concordia:
- Transfer students with 12 or more college-level credit hours completed must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
- Transfer students with fewer than 12 college-level credit hours completed must meet freshman admission requirements.
Visit our admissions page to learn more.
- Tuition and aid
Student resources available
At Concordia, we offer additional resources to ensure your success, including the writing center, math center, speech center and peer tutoring. The CTX Library's eBook collection of over 180,000+ items is available 24/7. The library also provides several Research Guides and Tutorials and you can chat with a librarian 24/7 for additional help. Because you’re a person and not just a student to us, mental health screening, resources and support are also available. Check out our mental health page for more information.