Applied Management

Bachelor's Degree Program

Do you have technical training, or want to work in a technical field? The bachelor’s degree in applied management allows you to gain management training in your field of interest, and develop essential skills for career advancement.

This versatile degree is one of the only Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-accredited applied management programs in the nation. It offers students with specialized associate degrees, certificates or technical training a unique opportunity to apply their skills and achievements toward further academic and career growth.

The program features a variety of opportunities to build your resume and get hands-on experience in your chosen field. Designed with working students in mind, the degree in applied management is also available entirely online, so you can earn your bachelor’s degree on your own schedule, from anywhere you work and live.

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Why Earn Your Degree in Applied Management at UAF?

Offered face-to-face at our Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks or 100% online, this flexible, affordable program is ideal for working students. Here are more reasons to earn your degree in applied management at UAF.

  • Earn your online management degree in a bachelor’s program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the only degree of its kind in Alaska.
  • Develop management skills and tailor a degree that aligns with your specific goals and interests.
  • Learn from expert faculty and receive the highest quality business education available in a program recognized worldwide by many of today’s top employers.
Develop the skills employers are looking for

  • Our degree in applied management is the only program of its kind in Alaska, and one of the only AACSB-accredited applied management programs in the United States. This means that you'll learn from the best and have greater opportunities for employment and career advancement when you complete your bachelor’s degree.

Get hands-on training and management experience in your field

  • Our degree in applied management emphasizes experiential learning to provide real-world skills that employers value. You can also tailor this degree to a wide range of programs and technical areas, depending on your interests and career goals.

Connect with diverse people and resources

  • Numerous student organizations give you the chance to engage in the professional community and meet new people. Opportunities include Active and Innovative Minds, Native Alaskan Business Leaders, Students Offering Leadership Development and Associated Students of Business.


Complete your Applied Business Management Degree Online

Online applied management degree example projects

Here are a few examples of the types of activities you’ll get to engage in through this hands-on major:

  • Use case study questions to apply management theory and concepts to your industry.
  • Interview a manager in your field to build your network and see how course content plays out in the real world.
  • Use project management, finance and accounting principles in real-life projects.

Learning online at UAF

Offering affordable in-state tuition for students around the country, our online degree programs are highly personalized, collaborative and flexible to meet all learning needs, and have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Cost breakdown for the online degree in applied management

The estimated cost of the online applied management degree based on current rates is $35,258 – $38,498, depending on how many credits you transfer in.

Use code UAFSOM to get your $50 application fee waived!

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

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What Can You Do With an Applied Management Degree?

Applied management majors gain knowledge, training and experience in their specific field and commonly use this degree to pursue management or growth in their current industry or to start their own business. Graduates of the program can look forward to finding jobs, or getting promotions and salary increases.




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