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Business Technology Degree at University of Advancing Technology

Business Technology Degree


University of Advancing Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Business Technology degree focuses on entrepreneurship and product development to prepare students for management roles in high-demand technology careers in today’s business world. UAT’s innovative curriculum teaches students how to succeed and lead with technical, strategic, financial, analytical and managerial skills. These business technology-centered leadership and management skills will enable graduates to excel in high-demand careers in business management, business innovation, technology product development and project management in technology startups in both private and public sectors.

Business Technology students will learn to be business champions leading technology startups or new product development teams from within UAT’s complete portfolio of degrees including Digital Arts, Creation and Simulation, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Game Studies and Business and Innovation. UAT’s Business Technology program is designed to foster an environment in which the next generation of startup and innovation leaders can develop.

Business Technology students will learn the necessary skills to be fluent in business models, regulatory issues, business development, managing cross-functional and international teams, strategic management, product innovation and go-to-market strategies. Students apply their experience as business leaders of the UAT Student Innovation Project teams to the real world as makers. Not only do Business Technology students learn about technology in business, they actually practice it with UAT’s vast array of tools and resources that enable students to make or create tangible products from start to finish in any one of UAT’s innovation labs.

Graduates of UAT’s Business Technology degree program are in demand for their mastery of product innovation, technology startup leadership, entrepreneurship and business skills. They will have hands-on experience bringing new products to market, managing cross-discipline teams, deploying project management skills and applying for patents.

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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. 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 startup, 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. The Business Technology program and degree fully prepares students for managerial and executional excellence.

Business Technology Degreee

Business Technology Degree Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and document technology strategies and product development plans.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assemble resources and infrastructure needed to successfully take technologies to market.
  • Demonstrate capacity to apply lean/agile approaches in the development of organizational mission, strategy and technology product development.
  • Demonstrate baseline knowledge of business operational elements (finance, legal, operations, resources, marketing, market analysis, manufacturing and supply infrastructure).
  • Demonstrate competency in leading technology teams.
  • Generate and visualize data for use as decision making analytics that metric and communicate organizational performance.


  • 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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