Business Technology & Management (BS)

Whether you want to own your own business or climb the corporate ladder, increase your chances of success with a background in business. This program will give you a more in-depth education in professional accounting, computer skills, management, marketing, human resources, presenting, and professional communications. A bachelor’s degree can open more doors than an associate degree alone, and future employers will want to see that you have the knowledge to adapt to the challenges of a dynamic marketplace.

As a Business Technology and Management graduate, you will be well-prepared to move into any career in business. The courses link with functional management areas through case studies and real-world situations.

Are you ready to get down to business?

A student with a Bachelor of Science in Business Technology & Management will be able to:

  1. Determine the key characteristics and terminology of the business disciplines of management, human resources, marketing, innovation, and finance and integrate these disciplines to develop and affect corporate strategies and plans
  2. Communicate with written, oral, visual, and interpersonal messages to convey information, promote ideas, provide customer service, and advance career goals
  3. Explain the accounting cycle, process typical transactions; interpret financial statements;prepare budgets; forecast and evaluate risk; and apply financial information to broad-based business decision making
  4. Lead and participate in teams; maintain respectful and collaborative relationships; and contribute to effective group outcomes
  5. Use digital and analytical tools to design and create business documents and presentations to manage people and projects and to solve problems
  6. Develop marketing strategies to satisfy specific target audiences, create a marketing mix, and apply and integrate marketing concepts with other business disciplines to affect a business strategy
  7. Demonstrate qualitative and quantitative critical thinking skills to analyze current business situations and new ventures from legal, economical, social, and ethical perspectives and recommend appropriate actions
  8. Recommend and justify best practices in management, motivation, and leadership concepts to create and sustain a positive organizational culture in a global and diverse environment
Minimum Degree Requirements

Bachelor degree students are subject to Vermont Tech’s minimum degree requirements. The minimum degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Technology & Management are:

  • 6 credits of English including ENG 2080  Technical Communication
  • 6 credits of information technology including CIS 1041  Computer Applications & CIS 1042  Computer Applications II
  • 6 credits of mathematics including MAT 2121  Statistics
  • 7 credits of natural or physical sciences
  • 12 credits of arts/humanities or social science including 3 credits at the 3000+ level
  • 3 credits of other general education courses
  • 40 credits of general education requirements
  • 36 credits of electives
  • 38 credits from the core curriculum including:
    • ACC 1010  Computerized Accounting
    • ACC 2121  Financial Accounting or ACC  1020 Survey of Accounting
    • BUS 1010  Exploring Business & Entrepreneurship
    • BUS 2020  Principles of Management
    • BUS 2230  Principles of Marketing
    • BUS 2270  Interpersonal & Oral Communication
    • BUS 2440  Introduction to Business Law
    • BUS 3230  Principles of Financial Management
    • BUS 3250  Organizational Behavior & Management
    • BUS 3811  Business Problem Practicum
    • BUS 4080  Business Policy & Strategy Development
    • ECO 2060  Survey of Economics (Micro or Macro will substitute)
  • 6 credits from the following:
    • BUS 3150  Production & Operations Management
    • BUS 3410  Business Ethics
    • BUS 4310  Writing for Workplace Success
    • BUS 4530  Technical Project Management

Careers in Business Technology and Management

Placement Rate
92%
Vermont Tech
VS
84%
National

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of 2018. National Data: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destinations for the College Class of 2017 (December 2018)

Job Projections
National Avg.
Business & Financial occupations
Job projections

THAT TRANSLATES INTO

773,800

JOB OPENINGS BETWEEN 2016-2026


Projected Employment Growth for Business & Financial Operations occupations, 2016-2026. National data: Job openings for all occupations (source: BLS)


Median Pay
$0
$0
All Occupations

2017 Median Pay (Business & Financial Occupations) vs. National Median for All occupations (2017), Source: BLS

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of '12-'17
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  • National Life Group Northwestern Mutual Financial
  • Select Design Ltd State of Vermont
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • AADCO Medical, Inc. Acker Excavating Co.
  • American Continuing Education Institute
  • Anichini, Inc. Bank of America
  • Bethel Mills Beyond IT Support
  • Bicycle Express VT Birchwood Terrace Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Chapdelaine Children's Center
  • Choice Strategies Collegiate Entrepreneurs
  • Costco Wholesale Dwight Asset Mngt. Co.
  • Edlund Company ENPRO Services of Vermont
  • FCi Federal, Inc. Frankenburg Agency, Inc.
  • Gifford Medical Center Green Mtn. College
  • Hannaford Bros. Company Heritage Ford
  • Husky Injection Molding IBM
  • Sbardella Slate, Inc. Lebanon Health Food Store
  • Leighton A White Inc. Community Bank
  • Mylan Technologies, Inc. MyWebGrocer
  • New England Federal Credit Union
  • North Tunbridge General Store Peoples United Bank
  • Titan International, Inc. TransCanada Corp.
  • UTC Aerospace Systems Vermont Air National Guard
  • Vermont Federal Credit Union Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.
  • Vermont Technical College W.E. Aubuchon Company
  • White River Credit Union
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  • Registration Representative Technical Support Analyst
  • Digital Advisor Intern Immigration Services Analyst
  • Management & Program Analyst Clinical Secretary
  • Sales Facility Manager
  • Recruiter Associate Relations Manager
  • Front End Supervisor Service Advisor
  • Team Leader Support Specialist
  • Org. Change Manager Sales Associate
  • Personal Banker Advertising Operations
  • Campaign Coordinator Member Service Representative
  • Financial Representative Accounts Specialist
  • Logistics Office Clerk
  • Buyers Agent Front Desk Agent
  • Inside/Outside Sales Rep. Patient Care Coordinator
  • Produce Clerk Business Analyst
  • Event Planner Sales Associate
  • Field Service Technician Conference Assistant
  • Project Assistant Counter-Drug Analyst
  • Operations Clerk HR Administrative Assistant
  • Project Leader Support Staff
  • Admissions Assistant Asst. Chief Technology Officer
  • Department Manager Resident Support Specialist
  • Administrative Assistant Member Service Representative

News & Events

15Nov
Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the college ranks first in the state for return on investment, according to a national report published yesterday. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce just released their First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges report, which is... Read More
12Sep
Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the college has been ranked 19th among the Best Northeast Regional Colleges for 2019 in the annual best college rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. The college has risen in two important categories this year, in both the public college... Read More
29May
Vermont Tech congratulates the students who achieved the honors of President's and Dean's List during the Spring 2018 semester. To be accorded Dean's List honors a student must be enrolled in at least 12 letter-graded credit hours and attain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students who have been awarded... Read More

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