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Many colleges and universities charge $350 - $550 per credit hour; in addition to other charges. ABTU charges only $249 per semester credit hour for Associate level courses and $275 per credit hour for Bachelor level courses and $299 per credit hour for Master level courses. 10% Alumni Discount available for ABTU graduates. All required course materials are provided hassle free at $125 per course. This includes all of your ebooks, software,shipping and any materials required for the course. Students are also guaranteed that their tuition and fees will not go up during their enrollment. There are no hidden fees or complex fee schedules; simply Tuition + Course Materials = Total Cost of Education.

ABTU tuition is substantially less than the tuition cost of many similar colleges and universities! Click to Compare!

American Business and Technology University offers six diploma programs, six associate of applied science degrees and one bachelors program. All of our programs are in demand fields. We do not offer programs in liberal arts or any field that is not identified as a growing field by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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American Business and Technology University is a Nationally Accredited Military Friendly Online College

*Prices based on total advertised cost of AAS program

School Name: Tuition Books and Software Additional Fees Total Cost
American Business and Technology University $14,940 $2,500 $0 $17,440
DeVry University $34,100 $2,000 $225 $36,325
Vaterott College $32,000 $0 $250 $32,250
Phoenix University $30,000 $1,600 $250 $31,850
Capella University $26,550 $1,600 $515 $28,665
ITT-Tech $26,775 $1,500 $250 $28,525

** Cost at schools might vary. Contact the school in question to verify total cost.


Programs Offered

Master of Business Administration Programs Online:

Master of Business Administration in the Global Economy (MBA)
Master of Business Administration - Financial Management Concentration (MBA-FM)
Master of Business Administration - Project and Operations Management Concentration (MBA-PM)
Master of Business Administration - Public Accounting Concentration (MBA-PA)
Master of Business Administration - Global Business Management Concentration
Master of Business Administration - Information Technology Management Concentration
Master of Business Administration - Marketing and Social Media Concentration

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BAS - Bachelor of Applied Science (2+2 Programs) Online* : Credits Weeks Total Cost
Business Management in the Global Economy

Program Description:
The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Business Management in the Global Economy prepares individuals to face the management and administrative challenges encountered in the current high- tech global environment. The core courses in the program are designed to provide the student with the statistical analysis, economics, business law, accounting and finance knowledge and skills to identify and analyze business issues; the marketing abilities to develop functional solutions; and the management disciplines to implement and maintain those solutions. The general education components of the program augment these abilities from the obvious courses in technical writing, business psychology, and safety and health in the workplace, to the indirect influences of political and environmental science. Learn More »

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60 120 $19,000
Business Management in the Global Economy with Emphasis in Accounting

Program Description:
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management in the Global Economy with emphasis in Accounting will prepare graduates to meet the complex, multi-faceted challenges of today’s accounting field. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will able to prepare and analyze financial information for public accounting firms, private sector businesses, governmental entities and/or not-for-profit entities. In addition to preparing graduates for the technical aspects of their field, the program also strongly emphasizes the business environment in which accounting decisions are made. Graduates will gain a wide spectrum of knowledge in key subject areas such as business management, economics, financial accounting, cost/managerial accounting, taxation, management information systems and auditing. Learn More »

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60 120 $19,000
Business Management in the Global Economy with Emphasis in Marketing

Program Description:
The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Business Management in the Global Economy with emphasis in Marketing prepares individuals to face the marketing management and administrative challenges encountered in the current high-tech global environment. The core courses in the program are designed to provide the student with the statistical analysis, economics, business law, accounting and finance knowledge and skills to identify and analyze business issues; the marketing abilities to develop functional solutions and manage the resources to implement and maintain those solutions. The general education components of the program augment these abilities from the obvious courses in technical writing, business psychology, and safety and health in the workplace, to the indirect influences of political and environmental science. Learn More »

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60 120 $19,000
Criminal Justice

Program Description:
The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice prepares individuals to face the ever changing and global challenges of all components of the Criminal Justice System. The core courses in the program are designed to provide the student with the knowledge of and the skills to deal with global issues such as terrorism, organized crime, family and social violence, cybercrime and network security, community based corrections, ethics, and research methods. The general education components of the program augment these abilities from the obvious courses in technical writing, business psychology, and safety and health in the workplace, to the indirect influences of political and environmental science. Learn More »

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60 120 $19,000
Information Systems Engineering - Networking and Security

Program Description:
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Systems Engineering - Networking and Security will prepare graduates to meet the complex multi-faceted challenges of today's network and security field with confidence. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will able to install, maintain, and secure computer networking systems. A strong emphasis is placed on security as it applies to both network infrastructure and business continuity through disaster recovery. Graduates will also gain a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills including operating system fundamentals, technical knowledge of systems architecture, telecommunication fundamentals, and managing the systems development life cycle to assist the graduate in designing, managing, and implementing holistic information system solutions to meet today's electronic business needs. Upon completion of the degree students are prepared to sit for industry standards certifications in A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, and CCNA where otherwise qualified *. Learn More »

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60 120 $19,000
Software Engineering – Business Applications

Program Description:
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Engineering – Business Applications prepares students for the complex task of building robust and secure software in a timely manner to solve today's business needs. Students will study the information system landscape from a business perspective including e-commerce, m-commerce and decision support systems then take a deep technical dive into the today's systems architectures, mathematical underpinnings of algorithms and logic, and then coding algorithms and data structures themselves in C++. Next students will cover software engineering processes and gain an understanding how the Agile Software process can be used to build and maintain secure quality software. Finally students will explore the exciting world of mobile application development using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript to build mobile applications for popular iOS and Android devices. Learn More »

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60 120 $19,000

*** Total Cost includes books, software, shipping and ALL associated costs of the program.


AAS - Associate of Applied Science Online : Credits Weeks Total Cost
Computer Programming and Systems Design

Program Description:
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Programming and Systems Design combines studies in information technology, programming, database design and implementation and encompasses accepted theories regarding information systems management and security. The academic and professional skills focused on during the program provide a basic knowledge of high-level languages such as Java and Visual Basic, SQL scripting using MySQL, ASP.NET, project management utilizing Microsoft Project, and the Microsoft Office Suite, preparing them to function successfully in programming and systems design positions. Learn More »

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60 120 $17,440
Network Administration and Information Security

Program Description:
The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Network Administration and Information Security will prepare graduates to meet the challenges of the next decade in this high demand field. Successful graduates of this dual-emphasis program will be able to perform tasks associated with installing, upgrading and maintaining computer network systems in typical LAN/WAN environments. Learn More »

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60 120 $17,440
Business Administration and Information Technology

Program Description:
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration and Information Technology expands on the knowledge gained in the diploma courses by including instruction in the principles of database-driven websites, e-commerce, marketing, customer service, information security, and project management including practical applications utilizing Microsoft Project. Completion of the course will prepare the graduate to function in a technology driven business environment. Learn More »

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60 120 $17,440
Criminal Justice

Program Description:
The program prepares the student to apply theories and practices of organizational management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Material covered will include law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership. Learn More »

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Health Information Technology

Program Description:
The Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology program prepares individuals to perform functions and processes in healthcare facilities related to managing, analyzing, and organizing patient medical records both electronic health records and paper-based health records. The primary program focus is ensuring the quality of medical records by verifying completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems. The graduate will demonstrate the basic understanding of the electronic healthcare record, medical law and HIPAA standards, insurance billing and coding practices, abstraction of data, general office duties, and customer service. Learn More »

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60 120 $17,440

*** Total Cost includes books, software, shipping and ALL associated costs of the program.


Technical Diploma Programs Online* : Credits Weeks Total Cost
Computer Programming and Systems Design

Program Description:
The Technical Diploma degree in Computer Programming and Systems Design combines studies in information technology, programming, and encompasses accepted theories regarding information systems management. The academic and professional skills focused on during the program provide a basic knowledge of high-level languages such as Java and Visual Basic and the Microsoft Office Suite, preparing them to function successfully in programming and systems design positions. Learn More »

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30 60 $8,720
Network Administration and Information Security

Program Description:
This Network Administration and Information Security Diploma program will teach students the concepts and techniques of MS Office Suite with emphasis on Excel and Access, and fundamentals of programming logic. Students will develop the skills needed to manage a Windows Server 2008 system, and will be able to setup a small LAN/WAN networks. Learn More »

CompTIA certification - American Business and Technology University

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30 60 $8,720
Business Administration and Information Technology

Program Description:
The Technical Diploma in Business Administration and Information Technology introduces individuals to the functions and processes of a firm or organization and the use of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and communications support needs. The program includes basic instruction in the principles of information technology, business office procedures, databases, Microsoft Office application programs, with specific emphases in Excel and Access. Also included is instruction in website design and development, and accounting. The academic and professional skills taught during the program prepare the graduate to function in the business office environment utilizing Office applications and computer technology. Learn More »

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30 60 $8,720
Criminal Justice

Program Description:
The program prepares the student to apply theories and practices of criminal justice to the operation of public law enforcement agencies. Material covered will include law enforcement history and theory, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, and public relations. Learn More »

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30 60 $8,720
Health Information Technology

Program Description:
The Technical Diploma in Health Information Technology program prepares individuals to perform functions and processes in healthcare facilities related to the daily operations. The graduate will demonstrate the basic understanding of medical terminology, medical transcription, insurance billing and coding practices, general office duties, and customer service. Learn More »

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30 60 $8,720

*** Total Cost includes books, software, shipping and ALL associated costs of the program.


Certificates Online* : Credits Weeks Total Cost
Information Technology Certificate

Program Description:
The Information Technology Certificate program is designed to provide students with the fundamental computer knowledge and skills required in the current corporate workplace. The student will demonstrate acquired skills in utilizing computer tools, database management, and business and web applications in the workplace. Learn More »

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15 30 $4,360

*** Total Cost includes books, software, shipping and ALL associated costs of the program.

* Diploma and Bachelor programs are not eligible for Title IV



Why ABTU?

  • ✓ Individual Attention
  • ✓ live interactive classes
  • ✓ All lectures are recorded and posted to the Website for your convenience with 24/7 playback.
  • ✓ Affordable Cost
  • ✓ American College offers education at half the cost of the national average.
  • ✓ Recorded lectures and learning tools available online 24/7
  • ✓ See and hear your instructor and presentations on your mobile device.

All courses are offered online 3 times a week. Classes are live and interactive, you can hear your instructor and fellow students, and watch lecture presentations. All live lectures are recorded and posted to the website for your review, later on at your convenience; 24/7. Flexible and affordable ways to pay your tuition. In addition to the low tuition cost, we offer our students the advantage of paying for one course at a time to help them manage their cash flow and personal budget.

For Inquiries or questions on Program Content and Requirements, please contact the Director of Education at: educationdirector@abtu.acot.edu or call: 800-908-9329


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** Currently students cannot use Federal Pell grants or Federal Loans for the Bachelor's program. All other funding sources such as GI BILL, Armed Forces Tuition Assistance, Corporate Reimbursement, and V.R. are eligible.
* Diploma only programs are not eligible for Federal Pell Grants or Federal Loans. If you intend on using Federal Pell Grants or Federal Loans please select the Associate's Degree Level only.
* Tuition rate guarantee is for students that are continuously enrolled. Students leaving school for more than 6 months are subject to new enrollment agreements. Total cost of degree assumes no failed courses or transfer of programs.