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Kansas State Polytechnic

Kansas State Polytechnic
2310 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401-8196

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Technology Management Online Bachelor's Degree

 Program Overview   Required Courses 

 Careers-Outcomes   Tuition-Fees

Program Overview 

  • A bachelor degree completion program that combines a technical area of concentration with advanced business studies, providing professional and practical leadership skills to advance your career in the diverse world of business.
  • Students take courses in management, accounting, marketing, and other critical elements of business. 
  • If you have a partially completed degree, or you are looking to expand your current education, the Technology Management bachelors degree is the option for you.


Careers / Outcomes 

  • By completing a degree in technology management you are able to successfully enter the work place in a field you are most passionate about with skills that set you apart from others. Graduating with a technology management degree prepares you for careers such as supervisory positions, sales and marketing, product development, management positions, and more.
  • Graduates have gone on to take positions such as product developers, procurement agents, sales representatives, analysts, environmental technicians, as well as own their own businesses in fields they are passionate about.
  • Graduates use their management and business skills to help further their career, as they will understand how to hire and supervise employees, train new employees, train new supervisors and managers, plan budgets, and manage inventory.
  • Our graduates have accepted positions with small companies, major international corporations, and everything in between.


Required Courses 

Technology Management, Bachelor’s degree (121 credit hours)

Area of Concentration (39 credit hours)

This block of courses must demonstrate a breadth of course work in one area of concentration other than business. These area of concentration courses are not offered online by K-State. Most students choose to take these through a local community college, technical college, university, or online from another institution and transfer them into their degree program. Courses accepted for transfer to K-State must be academic college-level courses. Possible areas include:

Agriculture | Aviation Maintenance | Computer Networking | Construction Science | Criminal Justice | Diesel Mechanics | Drafting | Electronic Systems | Emergency Management | Fine Arts | Fire Science | Hazardous Materials | Health Information Technology | HVAC | Hospitality Management | Information Systems Technology| Mechanical Engineering Technology | Medical Terminology| Personal Financial Planning | Professional Pilot | Social Science | Unmanned Aircraft Systems | Veterinary Technology | Welding | Wind Energy. Many other areas of concentration are applicable. 

Communications (15 credit hours)

COMM 106 Public Speaking I
ENGL 100 Expository Writing I
ENGL 200 Expository Writing II
ENGL 302 Technical Writing
Communications Elective 

Quantitative (15 credit hours)

MATH 100 College Algebra
MATH 205 General Calculus and Linear Algebra
STAT 325 Introduction to Statistics
Computer Elective
Computer Elective 

Natural Science (7 credit hours)

Choose two natural science elective courses. One course must include a lab component. 

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

ECON 110 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics
Social Science Elective
Social Science Elective 

Humanities (6 credit hours)

Choose two humanities elective courses. 

Business and Management (27 credit hours)

BUS 251 Financial Accounting
BUS 252 Managerial Accounting
BUS 315 Supervisory Management
MANGT 366 Information Technology for Business
MANGT 420 Management Concepts

Choose 4 courses from the following:
FINAN 450 Principles of Finance
MANGT 390 Business Law
MANGT 421 Introduction to Operations Management
MANGT 531 Human Resources Management
MKTG 400 Introduction to Marketing
MKTG 542 Fundamentals of Professional Selling

Tuition and Fees 

K-State's rates for online degree programs are nationally competitive in cost. We offer financial aid and scholarship packages for those who qualify.

Cost per credit hour for 2016-2017 is $424.30*

  • College fees per course may apply.
  • Tuition rates are the same for both in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Tuition rates are subject change. Changes are generally implemented in July each year.


K-State compiles post-graduation employment information. That information and other career assistance information can be found on the K-State Career Center website. 

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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester (Aug. - Dec.) 
Apply by: August 1

Spring Semester (Jan. - May)
Apply by: January 1

Summer Semester (May - Aug.) 
Apply by: May 1


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