Applied Management

Online Degree Program

If you want to advance in a technical field, earning your bachelor’s degree and getting management training is a great way to start. The online degree in applied management allows you to do both, in a flexible, affordable format that fits your schedule.

This degree provides management training specifically designed for students who work (or are looking for jobs) in technical fields, such as automotive technology, culinary arts, hospitality, aviation and welding, just to name a few. It’s a great next step if you have a specialized associate degree, certificate or technical training.

This versatile online management degree is one of the only AACSB-accredited programs of its kind in the nation, offering unique opportunities to build your resume and get hands-on experience in your chosen field. Graduates will look forward to new career opportunities, job promotions and salary gains.

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Why Earn Your Degree in Applied Management at UAF?

Gain management training in the technical field you want to pursue. Our online applied management degree is the only program of its kind in Alaska, and one of only a few in the nation. Here’s more about the opportunities you’ll find at UAF.

Get hands-on experience in your field

  • Our online degree in management includes a variety of experiential learning activities that will help you develop hands-on skills sought by employers. Depending on your technical field, you can also tailor this degree to align with your specific goals and interests.

Earn your bachelor’s degree online

  • Offered 100% online, the applied management degree gives you flexibility to balance education with work and family time. Our programs have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and are known for providing a similar level of collaboration and personal support you would expect taking classes on campus.

Learn from the best in an accredited business degree program

  • We offer the only applied management degree in Alaska, and one of only a few in the nation that is AACSB accredited. This means you’ll learn from the best faculty, access the best resources and receive the highest quality business education available. Because our business programs are recognized worldwide by top employers, our graduates also tend to get more job offers and earn higher salaries.

 

What Can You Do With a Management Degree?

Our online business degree program in applied management provides the training and hands-on experience you need to advance in your career or even start your own business.

If you’re new to your field or still early in your career, this degree will help you find jobs such as assistant manager, specialist, analyst or operator. If you have more advanced experience, you can move into roles such as manager, supervisor or director.

Jobs for applied management majors

The online degree in applied management will prepare you for middle management positions in a wide range of technical fields and industries, including:

  • Airframe and power plant
  • Art
  • Automotive technology
  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Culinary arts
  • Health care
  • Hospitality
  • Information technology
  • Law enforcement
  • Mining
  • Welding

Management degree salary

Salaries for graduates of this program will vary significantly based on industry and experience level. To give you an idea of earning potential, here are national salary averages for a selection of management careers, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Construction managers: $93,370
  • Farmers and agricultural managers: $67,950
  • Food service managers: $54,240
  • Industrial production managers: $103,380
  • Lodging managers: $53,390

 

 

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Take the next step toward earning your bachelor’s degree. We have the resources to help you get started.