If a business degree would make a difference in your career or you want to step into a management role, consider the BS in Technical Management degree online from SNHU.
This Bachelor of Science program is designed specifically for those who’ve earned an associate degree in technical fields such as automotive technology, electronics technology, construction engineering, manufacturing or wind power technology. Our program builds on that education to add the management skills sought by employers large and small.
The technical management degree online program explores the many facets of getting the job done, including the financials, administration, sales and technology. Graduates emerge as leaders, strong communicators, effective writers and competent team builders. Specifically, you will learn to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning an online degree at SNHU include:
Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Technical Management opens doors in a number of fields, including management roles in construction, engineering, manufacturing and transportation organizations.
Opportunities for skilled management personnel are many. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that new employment opportunities for management occupations will increase by 9 percent through 2026.*
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at Management Occupations (viewed online November 6, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
In the technical management degree online program, you'll learn about key business principles and management skills and how they relate to a number of different industries. What you learn is then applied to real-world situations in the form of exercises for improving organizational effectiveness.
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 teaches the fundamental tools and techniques used to improve service and manufacturing processes through the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) methodology of Six Sigma quality management. Statistical process control, design and analysis of statistical experiments, process mapping, cause-and-effect diagram, 5S methodology, and process waste identification via lean techniques, are the major topics of this course.
Select two (2) courses from the following:
This course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of successful service operations management. Emphasis is focused on preparing students to identify and apply appropriate management processes to ensure efficient, effective, and quality oriented service operations, while achieving operational excellence. Topics covered include: the role of services in the economy, strategic positioning and internet strategies, environmental strategies, new service development process, managing service expectations, front-office and back-office interface, service quality, yield management, waiting time management, and site selection.
This course introduces the student to mathematical techniques that may be used to aid decision-making. Topics may include linear programming, PERT, CPM, network analysis and others.
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.
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.
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Writing Intensive Course.
Free Elective Credits: 3
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP.