Bachelor of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management

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Apply By: 4/19/2021

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About the Online BS in Acquisition and Contract Management

You’ve probably heard about companies acquiring other companies or celebrities signing massive contracts. Such lucrative business agreements are actually fraught with complications and red tape. That’s why businesses need specialists devoted to making sure deals go smoothly. With the online Bachelor of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management, you can become the specialist businesses require.

Our program will give you expert knowledge of acquisition and contracting processes, including purchasing goods and services, pricing, contract negotiations, and contract law. The degree emphasizes both federal contracting and commercial contracting, giving you an opportunity to pursue the field that interests you most.

Affordable Tuition

The cost per credit varies by state and degree modality.

Athens State boasts one of the most affordable tuition rates in Alabama and Tennessee.

Athens State offers a flexible tuition payment plan that works with your budget.

Online Tuition, In-State or Out-of-State: $225 per credit hour

On-Campus Tuition, In-State: $225 per credit hour

On-Campus Tuition, Out-of-State: $450 per credit hour

Support You Can Count On


80% of Athens State alumni are employed in Alabama within one year after graduating.

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.

Small Classes

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


Athens State is the most affordable state school in Alabama and Tennessee.


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


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

How to Apply

Students seeking admission to the on-campus, hybrid, or online BS in Acquisition and Contract Management program must have:

  • At least 36 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution(s) prior to term of admission
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • 15 credit hours applicable to Athens State general education requirements

Have questions about the eligibility of your transfer credits? Feel free to reach out to our admissions team at or (256) 252-3216.

Acquisition and Contract Management student studying in the library.

Contract Management Careers

Businesses need acquisitions and contract management professionals in order to ensure a variety of business operations run smoothly. A career in this profession can take many forms.

A Bachelor of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management can lead to career opportunities such as:

  • Acquisition specialist
  • Acquisition analyst
  • Contracting specialist
  • Acquisition support specialis

Fill out the form below to find out more about Athens State University’s transfer-friendly acquisition and contract management program.