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Business Management Technology Major (A.A.B.)

Program Overview

Ohio University Chillicothe, Ohio University Lancaster, and Ohio University Southern offer a two-year program of study in business management technology (BMT) leading to the Associate in Applied Business degree. The program offers a balance of theory and practice suitable for student 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe and explain the functional areas of business.
  • Demonstrate business thinking skills by applying general business concepts to strategic decision-making.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills by exploring issues and ideas before accepting or formulating conclusions.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

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.) major.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic Catalog

Program Details

Associate in Applied Business


College of Business
Copeland Hall 214
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.2042

Administrative Contact

Tanya Hire, contact person