Applied Management, B.A.S

Turn your two-year degree into a bachelor’s degree.

The Applied Management program prepares you for leadership and management roles in a team environment. This degree focuses on using cutting-edge technologies, innovation, and best applied management practices. The Applied Management degree equips you with the knowledge needed to be successful in manufacturing, technology, health, building trades, and many other professional careers. The skills you learn in Applied Management will position you to lead in today’s global economy.

The program is designed specifically for individuals who possess a two-year technical degree and are interested in advancing their professional career.   The program permits students to apply up to 30 technical degree credits as well as their liberal education credits to complete this degree in approximately 2 years.

With your two-year technical degree providing a focused foundation, students complete junior- and senior-level courses covering a broad range of technology and applied management concepts and applications. This breadth provides maximum flexibility for graduates to pursue diverse employment opportunities including but not limited to: Quality Control, Operations and Planning, Technical Sales, Product Development and Innovation, Project Management, Facility Management, Cost Estimator, Service Management, Health Care Technology Management, and Hospitality Management.

Our program is ideal if you want to:

  • Advance your career
  • Apply for a promotion, but lack the degree requirements
  • Assume a management or leadership role with your employer
  • Prepare yourself for new career opportunities
  • Complete your bachelor’s degree

Career Paths/Income

  • Project Manager/ $70,000
  • Operations Manager/ $64,000
  • Process Improvement Manager/ $79,000
  • Project Leader/ $78,000
  • Quality control Manager/ $66,000

(Median Income,

Career Outlook

There are many career opportunities for Bemidji State University Technology, Art, and Design graduates. Most Applied Management (previously Technology Management) graduates find employment in their field within the first year of graduation. For more information visit Career Outlooks at career services.

Online & On-Campus Delivery

The student has the flexibility to choose the delivery option as a full or part-time student either on-campus or online. Learn more about delivery options available.

More Information

Program Coordinator

Please contact Dr. Mahmoud Al-Odeh to discuss your transfer degree options, learn more about the program, and to assist you in a seamless transfer of your credits to Bemidji State.

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