School of Professional Studies and Management

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

The student, in consultation with their advisor, may develop a sequence of courses that best meets their pace, experience, and needs while still satisfying all degree requirements, including minimum required credits and required program courses. A typical curriculum is shown here.

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Job Projections

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

591,800

JOB OPENINGS BETWEEN 2019 - 2029

Projected Employment Growth for Business & Financial Operations occupations, 2019-2029 (Source: BLS).

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

Placement Rate

100%

VTC

vs

88%

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.
  • 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
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Dwight Asset Mngt. Co.
  • Edlund Company
  • ENPRO Services of Vermont
  • GW Plastics
  • FCi Federal, Inc.
  • Frankenburg Agency, Inc.
  • Gifford Medical Center
  • Green Mtn. College
  • Hannaford Bros. Company
  • Heritage Ford
  • Husky Injection Molding
  • IBM
  • Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
  • 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 Financial
  • Peoples United Bank
  • Sbardella Slate, Inc.
  • Select Design Ltd
  • State of Vermont
  • Titan International, Inc.
  • TransCanada Corp.
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • 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

Job Titles

  • 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
  • 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

Roshawn Russell

• Transition from high school to college was smooth • Chose Vermont Tech because of the job placement rate and the affordability of tuition • His passions are cooking and sports like basketball and track and field
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