Business Technology (BS)

Business Technology (BS)

Business Technology Degree

Lead the evolution of technology with a business technology degree

UAT’s cutting-edge Bachelor of Science Business Technology degree focuses in the areas of entrepreneurship and product development to prepare students for tech startups and high demand technology management careers in today’s tech-driven business world. With a dynamic and synergistically chosen curriculum, our Business Technology degree students learn a unique combination of technical, strategic, critical, financial, analytical and managerial skills. These business technology-centered leadership and management skills will allow graduates to excel in the high demand areas of business management, global business, innovation, technology product development and project management in tech startup, private and public sector firms.

From day one, the degree candidates from this elite business degree program will learn to be business champions leading tech start up or new product development teams from within this top technology college’s complete array of degree programs: Digital Arts, Advancing Business Technologies, Game Studies, Hardware Creation, Cyber Security and Programming. This Business Technology degree is designed to spawn and create the perfect environment for the next generation of start up and innovation leaders such as Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page or Sergey Brin. UAT’s Business Technology degree develops students with the necessary foundational critical expertise in the underlying disciplines of product development and all of the little pieces of knowledge, tech and business wisdom required to bring new innovation to market.

Business Technology degree students will be prepared to lead business and tech start ups with specific courses tailored to the growing unification, convergence and new thinking of advancing technologies and business management. Students enrolled in our Business Technology degree will build the necessary skills to be fluent in business models, regulatory issues, business development methodology, managing cross-functional and international teams, strategic management, innovation and “go-to-market strategies” driven by modern analytics and metrics. They learn product innovation by developing an understanding of the market to optimize product adoption and the product life cycle.

Business Technology students actually apply their experience as business leaders of the UAT student innovation teams to the real world as makers. Not only do these Business Technology degree students learn it, they actually do it with UAT’s vast tools and resources that allow Business Technology degree students to make or create tangible things from start to finish in any one of UAT’s innovation labs and apply them in the business world.

By incorporating the technical as well as the financial and data-driven marketing elements into a product’s development strategy, Business Technology degree students will learn the project management skills and strategic business principles now required to leverage the new business economy driven by advancing technology. Students with this entrepreneurial and leadership focused tech business degree will also learn process innovation to effectively map the structure and process of an organization in order to understand how it works as a complete system, as well as analyze its technological and business methodology including its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

Graduates of this elite advancing business technology program are sought for their strong background in product innovation, tech start up thinking and makers mentalities. These qualities will be infused into the degree candidates as well as the required business management disciplines and frameworks. Business Technology degree candidates at UAT learn how to bring new products to market, drive cross discipline teams with executive project management skills and apply for patents – top level skills separating them from the crowd.

With a degree in Business Technology from UAT, graduates become tech savvy leaders, fully prepared to lead teams and take on managerial and executive roles within the industry’s top business and technology sectors to innovate product and process innovation.

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Business Technology Course Description

This cutting-edge program is designed to prepare students for top jobs in today's technologically oriented business world. This program will provide the tools, skills, and resources to earn or apply for a patent even before you graduate. The emphasis is on bringing new products to market, becoming the tech savvy leader who creates real value in industry. By combining a dynamic and synergistically chosen curriculum from UAT’s existing course requirements, students learn a unique combination of technical, strategic, critical, financial, analytical and managerial skills that allow them to excel in such high-demand areas as strategic management, global business, innovation, technology product development, and project management in start-up, private and public sector firms. In recent years, the field of business technology has grown rapidly in conjunction with advances in technology, new business models, regulatory issues, development methodology, managing cross functional and international teams, strategic management, innovation and go-to-market strategies thus creating a demand for these dynamic cross functional skills. UAT’s undergraduate degree program develops necessary foundational and mission critical expertise in the underlying disciplines of business technology with a strong background in the associated disciplines and frameworks. Students learn to apply and integrate this knowledge within a variety of actionable and real world functions. The Business Technology program and degree fully prepares students for managerial and executive excellence.

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Business Technology Degree Objectives

  • Business Technology degree students will develop a comprehensive product development plan strategy utilizing the frameworks and methodologies identified throughout the business technology program. This will include functional tasks such as budgeting, ROI, project management, innovation, strategic planning and management/execution.
  • Business Technology degree students will develop a product’s “go-to-market strategy” incorporating the elements of marketing, customer research and analysis, budgeting, ROI, pricing, project management and any applicable legal issues.
  • Business Technology degree students will demonstrate the application and analysis of strategic business frameworks (Porters 5 Forces, Modified Delta Model, Balanced Score Card, etc.) through the creation of industry case studies.
  • Business Technology degree students will design a comprehensive plan to implement, communicate and champion a unified change initiative by analyzing the go-to-market strategy, product development plan, marketing position, budgeting and management process.
  • Business Technology degree students will map the structure and processes of an organization and its functional flows and analyze how the organization works as a complete system.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Program Credits: 120
  • Major Credits: 36
  • Semesters to completion: 8

Requirements to graduate include a 2.0 CGPA, completed required coursework, Portfolio, Internship, and a Student Innovation Project.

For a more detailed breakout of completion time frames and rates, please see the UAT Fast Facts page.

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