Advanced Start Business Degree Completion


Frequently Asked Questions



What is it?

The Online Advanced Start Bachelor’s Degree Program is a 100% online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program designed to help busy adults finish their undergraduate degree at a prestigious, forward-thinking institution.

How long does it take to complete?

The time needed to complete the degree depends on how many college credits you have when you start. For example, if you have 60 credits when you start the program, you can complete the degree in about two and a half years. You can see an example in the “Curriculum” tab above.

What makes Green Mountain College’s program different?
How does it work?

Q: How often do I need to log in to my course each week?
A: It is required that you log in to your online classroom at least twice a week and it is recommended you actively participate at least four times a week. You should estimate at least 16 hours per week for coursework.

Q: Do I have to log in at specific times of the day?
A: No. The coursework at Green Mountain College is 100% asynchronous, meaning that there are no set meeting times unless special arrangements are made with the instructor. However, note that students have the option to attend instructor-led weekly synchronous online sessions.

Q: Is there an online library I can access?
A: Yes. Prior to the start of their first course, all students participate in an online orientation. This orientation will review services offered, including the Library.

Q: If needed, am I allowed to take a break from the program?
A: Yes, you are able to take time off from your program. Simply do not register for courses that session. However, note that breaks lengthen the time it takes to complete the degree.

Q: Am I required to complete my program within a certain time frame?
A: Yes. You must complete the program within six years of being accepted into the Online Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program.

To learn more about Green Mountain College’s Online Advanced Start Bachelor’s Degree Program and download a free brochure, fill out the fields below. You can also call 802-287-8358 to speak to one of our Academic Advisors about the degree program.





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