Bachelor’s Degree Programs

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Why You Should Finish Your Degree at Athens State

The traditional undergraduate experience wasn’t built for every student. Some students, whether they’re young adults transferring in the middle of their studies or lifelong learners returning to complete a degree, need a more personal and career-focused education. At Athens State University, our transfer-friendly online bachelor’s degrees will give you an opportunity to finish your undergraduate education in a supportive, welcoming environment that prepares you for the job market.

Our affordable tuition, flexible online format, and varied program lengths provide a truly accessible education. This accessibility extends to our faculty members, who pride themselves on their unparalleled availability and support. When you graduate from Athens State, you gain the confidence and skills to launch your career and elevate your salary potential. In fact, the average Alabama worker with an associate degree can expect a midcareer annual salary of $44,000 — but after earning a bachelor’s degree from Athens State, you can see a potential salary increase of up to $16,000 (according to a 2019-20 economic impact study by Emsi Burning Glass).

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Get Your Degree While You Work

We understand that life happens outside the classroom — and that school isn’t your only priority. That’s why Athens State has designed bachelor’s degrees specifically for adult learners who need to balance their studies with personal and professional responsibilities. We serve students who prioritize value and efficiency in education and want to eschew the typical college experience for more affordable, flexible, and career-focused degrees. With our online modalities and flexible program lengths, we allow you to craft a learning experience that works best with your life.


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83% of Athens State alumni are employed following graduation — outperforming average national employment rates.*

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Experienced Faculty

98% of faculty members from Athens State’s College of Business have industry experience and joined academia with the goal of sharing their expertise to help students succeed.

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Small Classes

Small class sizes — typically around 18 students — deliver a personalized learning experience.

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Because our tuition is affordable, our alumni typically recover the costs of their education within six years of graduation.*

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Our online bachelor’s degrees are designed with flexibility at the forefront, so students can balance their studies with their busy lives.

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Founded in 1822, Athens State University is the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in Alabama, with 200 years of academic excellence.

*according to a 2019-20 Alabama economic impact study by Emsi Burning Glass

Finish Your Degree at Athens State

With a variety of degrees across multiple areas of study, Athens State can provide you with an education that helps you meet your career goals.

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