American Business And Technology University

Also known as American College of Technology

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American Business and Technology University was founded in 2001 as the American College of Technology and currently located in Saint Joseph, Missouri. ABTU is an online only accredited university that is one of the most affordable and accessible schools in the nation.

The school leverages technology to offer 100% online, live lectures and allow students to interact with ABTU faculty and peers in real time.  The university also records each lecture giving students 24/7 access to the lessons putting each student in control of their schedule.

American College of Technology is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and offers a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate programs including: computer programming & systems design, network administration & information security, business administration, information technology, health information technology, business management, information systems engineering, MBA, and MBA project and operations concentration.

Degree programs include programs from certificates, diploma programs, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, and graduate degree programs.  Master of Business Administration programs include Project and Operations Management degrees and MBA's.  The certificate programs span from Information Technology and Health Care Specialist to Medical Billing & Coding to Medical Administrative Assistant.  Associate degrees include:

  • System Design & Computer Programming
  • Network Administration & Information Security
  • Information Technology & Business Administration
  • Health Information Technology

Financial aid programs are available via ABTU's information portal or by connecting to the school.  An ABTU admissions coordinator can help questions you may have about financial aid options including grants, scholarships, GI Bill information, vocational rehabilitation, military tuition assistance programs, and corporate reimbursement.

For transfer students, American Business & Technology University accepts transfer credits from approved, recognized organizations that include the following:

  • SMART Transcripts
  • CLEP Testing
  • American Council on Education
  • CompTia Certifications
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • AARTS Transcripts

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Security and Protective Services

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around -. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with American College of Technology for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid33%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships33%$2,192
Receiving Student Loans4%$3,917

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