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Business Management Technology

In the 21st century, business operations are becoming more complex, and the demand for salaried managers and administrators is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations. One of the most effective assets you can have in order to be a part of this sought-after management group is an Associate of Applied Business degree in business management technology from Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

This degree provides an excellent core consisting of written and oral communication, management skills, accounting, marketing, e-commerce, economics, liberal arts courses and more. In addition, the program offers technical options that allow you to specialize your studies. With a minimum of 7 to 11 credit hours from a particular field of study; you can choose options in diverse areas including marketing/sales, entrepreneurship/small business, manufacturing management and general business management. In some cases you will have the opportunity for an internship, to help you link theory with hands-on experience.

The associates degree is granted after the successful completion of 63-67 semester hours of coursework. By concentrating the majority of your studies in technical and related coursework, you are prepared in a short time to enter the work world. Many of the credits earned in the associate's degree can also be applied to the business management major in the College of Business Administration. Early consultation with a College of Business Administration advisor is strongly encouraged.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Depending on the area of specialty you choose, the Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Technology will prepare you for positions related to:

  • E-commerce management
  • Industrial management
  • Manufacturing management
  • Purchasing
  • Retail management
  • Retail sales
  • Sales
  • Small business management
  • Supervision

FACULTY
Mr. Edward Newman, Assistant Professor of Business Management Technology