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Technical Management

Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Technical Management is designed to build upon your prior education and work experience gained through your community college or military technical courses/occupations. Completion of this program provides the maximum opportunity for you to leverage your experience into a degree that will prepare you for management and supervisory roles. This program explores management theories, concepts, and practices necessary to organize, motivate, and lead human capital. In addition, while pursuing this BAS degree program, you may be eligible to receive the AAS in technical management as well as a certificate in technical management.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and general education learning objectives, the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Technical Management seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates:

  • Conduct business problem focused management research, including collection and analysis of data, and communication of findings by using qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Develop and foster critical thinking, analysis, planning, and communication skills.
  • Examine complex organizational issues that include staffing, budgeting, strategic management, quality control, project management, supply chain management, marketing management, information systems, production and operations.
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in identifying and solving problems related to the specialty area using Technical Management, Project Management, Technical Research Management, Management Information Systems, and Transportation Security Management.
  • Develop an analytical framework using a variety of approaches to apply leadership and management theory and practice to address the challenges of global organizations in this century.
  • Evaluate technical management issues in the context of ethical, technological, structural, cultural, human and environmental factors.

Degree at a Glance

Concentrations

Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion. You will be asked to select a concentration when you enroll in this program.

Explore the concentrations available for this program.

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Management of Information Systems

Studies the hardware, software, and infrastructure that support management and database information systems. Business analytics, networking concepts, and the protection of proprietary information and security planning are also covered.

Sample Courses

  • INFO331 - Management Information Systems
  • BUSN350 - Analytics II
  • INFO321 - Database Management Systems
  • ISSC341 - Introduction to Networking
  • ISSC422 - Information Security
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Project Management

Prepares you for technical project management roles with courses in product development life cycle management, budgeting, organizational behavior, management information systems, and project management tools such as MS Project.

Sample Courses

  • INFO331 - Management Information Systems
  • BUSN333 - Project Management for Business Analysts
  • FINC405 - Budget Development and Execution
  • ITMG322 - Project Management Using MS Project
  • MGMT311 - Organizational Behavior
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Technical Management

Looks at financial environments, strategic management, and supply chain management. Also studies the hardware, software, and infrastructure of management information systems, and teaches project management using tools like MS Project.

Sample Courses

  • INFO331 - Management Information Systems
  • TLMT313 - Supply Chain Management
  • FINC400 - Principles of Financial Management
  • ITMG322 - Project Management Using MS Project
  • MGMT410 - Strategic Management
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Technical Resource Management

Focuses on technical and human resources with courses in product development life cycle management, critical thinking and problem solving, financial management and budgeting, and human resource management.

Sample Courses

  • BUSN333 - Project Management for Business Analysts
  • BUSN410 - Critical Thinking Strategies for Business Decisions
  • FINC400 - Principles of Financial Management
  • FINC405 - Budget Development and Execution
  • HRMT407 - Human Resource Management

Admission Requirements

  • All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application. View steps to apply.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an AMU admissions representative at 877-777-9081 or info@apus.edu.


Undergraduate Tuition Rates 

Per credit hour: $270 | $250 with military grant*

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*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, AMU offers a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans that caps undergraduate tuition at the military TA limit. See all military-affiliated student benefits.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

Undergraduate Book Grant

Ebooks are provided at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $250 per academic semester if you are registered as a full-time student.

Transfer Credits

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

AMU has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.