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Business Management Technology

Business Management Technology

The Business Management Technology (BMT) program offers a balance of theory and practice suitable for students interested in careers in supervision. Courses offered take a management approach to the functional areas of business operations including human resource management, marketing, operations, supervision, planning, and distribution. The principles of continuous quality improvement are used throughout the program.

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OHIO Chillicothe first-year students received financial aid in Fall 2021*

Business Management Technology Courses

The Associate of Applied Business degree with business management technology major requires a minimum of 60 hours.

Sample Curriculum

General Education

  • One course that fulfills the BRICKS Natural Science requirement.
  • One course that fulfills the BRICKS Humanities: Arts or Humanities: Texts and Context requirement.
  • ENG 1510 - Writing and Rhetoric I
  • MATH 1200 - College Algebra

Non Major Requirements

  • ACCT 1010 - Foundations of Accounting
  • PSY 1010 - General Psychology
  • ECON 1000 - Survey of Economics
  • ACCT 1020 - Decision Making with Accounting
  • BUSL 2000 - Law and Society

Major Requirements

  • BA 1500 - Introduction to Business Communication and Professional Skills
  • BMT 1150 - Foundations of Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • BMT 2000 - Introduction to Business Computing
  • BMT 2100 - Managing Finance in Business
  • BMT 2500 - Practical Personnel Procedures
  • BMT 2750 - Managerial Planning
  • BMT 2850 - Government and Business
  • BMT 2880 - Computer Applications for Management
  • MGT 2000 - Introduction to Management
  • MKT 2020 - Marketing Principles
  • QBA 1721 - Introduction to Information Analysis and Descriptive Analytics (Nonmajor)

    Potential Careers

    The BMT program is intended to prepare students for supervising or entry-level management positions in a number of industry sectors. Students have opportunities to develop analysis skills, problem solving, team building, and business presentations. Industry sectors that can benefit from supervisors who understand and practice these skills include manufacturing, retail, finance and banking, service, distribution, small business, health care, and not-for-profit. Students are also prepared to continue their academic studies in several baccalaureate programs, such as the Business Studies Major (B.S.B.).


    Tuition and Fees

    The OHIO Guarantee takes the guesswork out of budgeting for college and provides a fixed rate table for tuition and most fees for four years (or 12 consecutive semesters). 

    Financial aid for undergraduate students (regardless of discipline) is available in the form of scholarships, grants and student loans. Visit our Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to learn more.


    West Virginia and Kentucky Residents

    Exploring the Southern or Eastern Campus? Residents of West Virginia can now qualify for in-state tuition. Kentucky residents in nearby counties can qualify for in-state tuition at OHIO Southern or Athens. Access the resources of a large, public university at an affordable, regional campus rate.

Program Admission Requirements

First-Year Students

Anyone who holds a high school diploma or has a GED certificate is eligible for admission to any Ohio University regional campus. Regional campuses have a rolling admissions policy which means that students may be admitted anytime during the year. Applicants will be accepted until class begins each semester. However, prospective students are advised to begin the application process as soon as possible so that they may be given important dates and deadlines in a timely manner. Freshmen applicants are encouraged to complete an online application.

Transfer and Current OHIO Students

You are a transfer applicant if you have completed nine or more semester (12 quarter) hours at another institution after you graduated from high school. If you have completed fewer than nine semester hours, you will apply as a freshman applicant. To apply as a transfer student, applicants are encouraged to complete an online application.

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* Includes scholarships, grants, loans, federal work student and CARES/HEERF funding.