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Turn your technical training into a business degree

Apply Button Build your business degree around the training you already have. Perfect for cosmetologists, CNAs, HVAC professionals, culinary specialists and more, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Applied Management Major takes your specialty credits and puts them to work for you. 

You also have an option to earn graduate credit toward an MBA or Master of Science in Business Analytics while working on this bachelor's degree. Through this combined degree program, you can finish both degrees in just four years and save up to $8,625!

The Experience

Students in this accredited online applied management program must already have training in a technical field. You will build on that training to develop skills in leadership in the applied management profession. Our faculty, many of whom have worked for Fortune 500 companies and have started and owned businesses, will guide you along your path of degree completion.

The Results

As a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree from Trine, you will be prepared as a well-rounded candidate with a special understanding of all aspects of a business organization, both in the office and on the workplace floor.
Global Business Accreditation

Additional Information

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Applied Management degree requires 120 credit hours.

General Education - 42 credit hours

ENG 143 College Composition
   or ENG 133 Technical Communication
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
Humanities Electives - 6 credit hours
SP 203 Effective Speaking
ECO 213 Principles of Microeconomics
   or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
ECO 223 Principles of Macroeconomics
   or Social Science Elective
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business
COM 213 Business Communication
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology

Business Core - 35 credit hours

AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
BA 343 International Business
FIN 303 Managerial Finance
LAW 203 Business Law
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 453 Strategic Management
MGT 473 Capsim Business Simulation
   or BA 3113 Business Internship
MK 203 Marketing
UE 111 Online Learning Orientation

Major in Applied Management Requirements – 18 credit hours

Management Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours
Management Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours
Management Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours
Technical Specialty - 9 credit hours

This major is for students who have already gained a set of skills in a specific discipline from another institution or from specialized training. Students will be eligible to enter the BSBA AM program only if transferring in 9 hours of a “technical specialty”. The technical specialty should be a specialty in an area that Trine does not already offer a degree in. If a student cannot transfer in all 9 hours, the student will be advised to select another program.

Additional Program Requirements - 25 credit hours

BA 113 Business Applications
   or Computer Litaracy elective - 3 credit hours
Free Electives - 21 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).

TrineOnline delivers the convenience and accessibility of an online degree program with classes starting every eight weeks. Our asynchronous classes mean there are no set class times, so you can login whenever is best for you. Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

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