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.
In 2008, I graduated from UAF Community and Technical College with an AAS in Process Technology. Working at Pogo Gold Mine for two years as a mill operator showed me that a higher level of education was necessary to become a part of the upper management team.I also recognized the importance of having upper management be knowledgeable in the technical side of the business to be able to effectively plan, organize and lead a successful industrial operation. In 2010, I enrolled at UAF and began taking business classes. I quickly realized the standard business degree was not preparing me for what I wanted to do after graduation. To remedy this, in 2014, I successfully completed an Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Technology (BT) in Industry Management that utilized 30 process technology credits in combination with a UAF College of Business and Security Management business curriculum. Upon graduation, I had a job offer waiting for me at the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, one of Alaska’s industries toward which I had tailored my degree. Since accepting that position in 2014, I have been promoted three times. Alyeska recognized that I was not just graduating with a business degree; I was graduating with experience that I could apply to the workplace. Erin Rose McGowan, Senior Compliance Program Specialist, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
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.
Requirements for the Online Applied Management Degree
Based on your experience, career interests and skills, the bachelor’s in applied management will offer you the degree and tools to take the next step in your career. Classes explore topics in business management such as marketing, accounting and finance, project management and technology skills.
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