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Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies


Ohio University's Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) degree is an online program designed for associate's 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's 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.

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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's degree. Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

Opportunities abound with this degree! Graduates have careers in business, human services, 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

  • Associate in Applied Business (A.A.B.) or Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) or 60 hours of technical degree credit of which a minimum of 24 hours is in a technical degree field
  • Cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher