Accelerated Associates Degree Programs in Business and Liberal Arts

program overview

Earn an Accelerated Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in business or liberal arts.

The degree-completion associates program at MidAmerica Nazarene University is convenient and comprehensive—with online and on-campus options with flexible scheduling and accelerated learning.

you Should Know

  • Meets on-site or online, 1 night per week
  • Fulfill 60-63 credit hours at $209 per credit hour
  • Complete your Associate's Degree in 18-20 months
  • Attend classes in Olathe or online

Two Degree Options

  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Online Associate of Arts in Business

Whether your end goal is an associate's degree or to ultimately earn a bachelor's degree, we can help you get there with convenient evening, online and weekend seminar-style courses. Schedule classes at your own pace and convenience. Begin your journey now in Olathe or online with an emphasis in Business or Liberal Arts to further your career or personal goals. 

Our business emphasis degree can be earned completely online. This online format offers a set curriculum that is already planned just for you. Simply follow the planned courses and you'll be on your way to earning a business-based associates degree. Even better? The business emphasis prepares you to take the next step in continuing a business-focused bachelor's degree program.

Next Opportunity*

  • Ongoing

*For information, please contact us at 913-971-3800 or at

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Costs & Value

A degree from MNU is a competitively priced, affordable option designed for students with a busy schedule. We’re here to help you find the best options to assist you as you work toward earning your degree.

  • Credit Hours: 60-63 total
  • Onsite & Online Tuition: $209/credit hour Effective July 1, 2021.

Payment Options

Your degree is an investment in your future. We have a variety of different payment options available, so you can choose the option or combination of options, that best fits your situation. Total cost, including fees and tuition, will be calculated based on your program, and can be divided into multiple payments.

Financial Aid Available

Financial aid is available for most qualified students. The Accelerated Associate of Arts program at MidAmerica Nazarene University is approved for the Federal Direct Student Loan Program. Information and applications may be obtained from the Student Financial Aid Services Office at (913) 971-3298 or



Our faculty and staff know how difficult starting or resuming college can be. With a Christlike mindset, we are here to support your success throughout your program.

Do you live outside Kansas?

States require that the MidAmerica Nazarene University be authorized to deliver university-level distance and online education to their residents. Find out if your state is included in our Online Degree Authorization agreements.