If a business degree would make a difference in your career or you want to step into a management role, consider becoming a technical management major at Southern New Hampshire University.
The Bachelor of Science in Technical Management is designed specifically for those who've earned an associate degree in technical fields like automotive technology, electronics technology, construction engineering, manufacturing or wind power technology. You'll build on your education to develop the management skills and knowledge sought by employers large and small.
If you've graduated with a specialized or technical associate degree (typically a minimum of 60 credits that will be applied toward your BS in Technical Management), you're ready to enroll in SNHU's undergraduate technical management major.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning a technical management degree at SNHU include:
Completion of the undergraduate technical management degree opens career opportunities in a number of fields, including management roles in construction, engineering, manufacturing and transportation organizations.
Skilled management personnel enjoy significant employment benefits. For example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the mean annual salary for general and operations managers crested $122,000 in 2016.
Visit our Career Development Center online to learn more about career opportunities in Technical Management.
In the technical management BS, you will learn key business principles and management skills. You'll also benefit from applying class material to real-world situations to improve organizational effectiveness.
SNHU's bachelor's in technical management program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
This course focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing.
As modern organizations have become more complex, they have also become more project-driven. This course uses a basic project management framework in which the project life-cycle is broken into organizing, planning, monitoring and controlling the project. You will learn the methodologies and tools necessary at each stage for managing the projects effectively in terms of time, cost, quality, risk and resources.
This course covers advanced topics in project management such as project risk, project integration, project quality, and project procurement. Advanced project selection, planning, and control methods of project management are taught with hands-on-applications of Oracle Crystal Ball and MS Project. Students will learn the knowledge and skills of an experienced project manager by creating a detailed project plan for a real-world project.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
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