School of Professional Studies and Management

Business Technology & Management (AAS)

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 broad education in accounting, relevant computer skills, management, human resources, public speaking, and professional communications.

All of our degrees utilize hands-on education. For this program, that means presenting to clients, working with a team, and creating detailed reports. Each class will offer you a new way to look at business and the corporate world.

This program has a lot of fun activities as well, including a formal business dinner where students dress in professional attire and learn the rules of formal dining. You will also learn resume writing and job interview skills by attending mock interviews with faculty and staff.

So, let’s get down to business.

A student with an Associate of Applied Science in Business Technology & Management will be able to:

  1. Identify the key characteristics and terminology of the business disciplines of management, human resources, marketing, innovation, and finance
  2. Communicate with written, oral, visual, and interpersonal messages to convey information, promote ideas, provide customer service, and advance career goals
  3. Complete the steps of the accounting cycle to process typical business transactions; prepare and interpret financial statements; and use integrated accounting software to record finances for a small business
  4. Participate in teams; maintain respectful and collaborative relationships; and contribute to effective group outcomes
  5. Use Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite software to design and create business documents
  6. Develop marketing strategies to satisfy specific target audiences and create a marketing mix that will generate a competitive advantage

Minimum degree requirements are listed here. A typical curriculum is shown below.

Curriculum Details

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Job Projections

NATIONAL AVG.
5%
Business & Financial Occupations
7%
That Translates Into

591,800

JOB OPENINGS BETWEEN 2018 - 2028

Projected Employment Growth for Business & Financial Operations occupations, 2018-2028 (Source: BLS).

National data: Job openings for all occupations (source: BLS)

Placement Rate

100%

VTC

vs

N/A

NATIONAL

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of 2019. National Data: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destinations for the College Class of 2018 (October 2018)

Employers

  • AADCO Medical, Inc.
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • 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
  • Community Bank
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Dwight Asset Mngt. Co.
  • Edlund Company
  • ENPRO Services of Vermont
  • FCi Federal, Inc.
  • Frankenburg Agency, Inc.
  • Gifford Medical Center
  • Green Mtn. College
  • GW Plastics
  • Hannaford Bros. Company
  • Heritage Ford
  • Husky Injection Molding
  • IBM
  • Keurig Green Mountain
  • Lebanon Health Food Store
  • Leighton A White Inc.
  • Mylan Technologies, Inc.
  • MyWebGrocer
  • National Life Group
  • New England Federal Credit Union
  • North Tunbridge General Store
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Peoples United Bank
  • Price Chopper
  • RE/MAX North Professionals
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Reynolds & Sons, Inc.
  • Ridgeview Farm
  • Sbardella Slate, Inc.
  • Scott Thompson, DMD
  • Select Design Ltd
  • Smits Dairy Farm
  • State of Vermont
  • The Inn at The Round Barn
  • Titan International, Inc.
  • TLC Nursing Associates
  • Town of Bethel
  • TransCanada Corp.
  • University of Vermont
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Vermont Air National Guard
  • Vermont Federal Credit Union
  • Vermont Hard Cider Company LLC
  • Vermont HITEC
  • Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.
  • W.E. Aubuchon Company
  • White River Credit Union
  • University of Vermont Medical Center

Job Titles

  • Owner
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Operations Director
  • Contract Specialist
  • Front Desk Office Manager
  • Retail Store Administrator
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Technical Support
  • Assistant Dietary Manager
  • Enrollment Services Analyst
  • Technican
  • Member Service Representative
  • Major Sales Assistant
  • Customer Service Rep.
  • Registration Representative
  • Technical Support Analyst
  • Digital Advisor Intern
  • Immigration Services Analyst
  • Management & Program Analyst
  • Clinical Secretary
  • Sales
  • Facility Manager
  • Facility Technician
  • Insurance Agent
  • Recruiter
  • Associate Relations Manager
  • Front End Supervisor
  • Service Advisor
  • Team Leader
  • Senior Process Technician
  • 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.
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Patient Care Coordinator
  • Produce Clerk
  • Business Analyst
  • Event Planner
  • Field Service Technician
  • Conference Assistant
  • Project Assistant
  • Counter-Drug Analyst
  • Operations Clerk
  • HR Administrative Assistant
  • Project Leader
  • Admissions Assistant

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