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Technical and Applied Studies

Online Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies

Build Your Skills In Organizational Leadership

Focused on organizational leadership, Ohio University's Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) degree is an online program designed for associate degree graduates who want to further their education and advance their careers.

The program provides you with knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to get ahead in your chosen career and integrates the technical skills developed within associate degree programs with the professional skills in a bachelor’s degree program. The BTAS utilizes 60 semester hours of associate degree credit, of which a minimum of 24 semester hours must be in a technical field. This flexible online format allows you to pace your classes to fit your life and career. Prior college credits often transfer, allowing you to finish your degree more quickly.

Ohio University is ranked the top college in Ohio for online education by Newsweek.

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What courses will you take?

Classes will explore leadership, business, research, diversity, and more.

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Transferring Credits

The Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies degree is designed for students who have completed an associate degree. Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies provides you with the soft skills that employers look for. This program emphasizes teamwork, leadership, diversity, integrity, research, technology and written and oral communications. If you have already completed a two-year degree program from an accredited community college, regional campus, or technical college, the Technical and Applied Studies degree will help you gain the knowledge and skills to advance in your career. Graduates have careers in business, marketing, health technology, computer sciences, and more.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, students can complete their degree on their own schedule. Take a full load and finish the degree in four semesters, or pace your courses to fit your life and career. This program is also available through OHIO's regional campuses.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must have 60 semester hours of college credit or a completed associate degree


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