Bachelor of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management

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About the Online B.S. 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.

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Affordable Tuition

Cost per credit for the online bachelor’s in Acquisition and Contract Management is just $241 plus fees.

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

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

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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 using 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

How to Apply

Students seeking admission to the the on-campus, hybrid, or online B.S. 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.

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Acquisition and 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 specialist

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