Business Management Technology Program
Business technology is a program providing a broad foundational study of knowledge required for entry-level positions in business management. It includes an introduction to all the functional areas of business: management, marketing, accounting and finance and a general education core. In addition, the student may choose among five concentrations (tracks):
- Financial Services
- Real Estate
Where It Will Take You
The general business technology program prepares students for entry-level opportunities in business and industry. Graduates of this program receive an associate of applied business degree. This program offers two main pathways after completion: obtainin your associate degree to pursue a career immediately, or continue at the UC Blue Ash campus for a technical baccalaureate (BTAS program). Some courses will NOT transfer to UC Uptown campus programs.
After completing this program, graduates are able to enter the workforce directly into the track that the student focused in. Graduates from this program can work in numerous roles and industries.
- Accounting Track: Graduates qualify for entry-level accounting positions in commerce, industry, public practice and government. Job opportunities are numerous because accountants are needed in such a wide spectrum of organizations. Examples of the job opportunities available include: internal auditor, general accountant, cost accountant, government accountant, nonprofit organization accountant, and positions in inventory control, credit management, cost analysis and payroll. Those on the accounting track who are interested in qualifying for the CPA examination will find current information at The Accountancy Board of Ohio.
- Real Estate Track: Includes the classes required to take the State of Ohio Real Estate Licensing Examination. Real estate agents and brokers have a thorough knowledge of the housing market. They know local zoning and tax laws, where and how to obtain financing and which neighborhoods will best fit their clients' lifestyles and budgets. Brokers also manage their own offices, advertise properties and handle other business matters. Agents generally are independent salespersons who contract their services with a licensed broker.
- Financial Services Track: Prepares students for entry-level opportunities in a number of industries including banking, credit unions, insurance, real estate, mortgage finance, mutual fund companies, trust departments, stock brokerage firms and employee benefits departments in many business firms. Students who graduate from the financial services program will be qualified for positions such as customer service representative, insurance agent and financial planning paraprofessional. The financial services program will enable those who are already employed in financial services to upgrade and improve their skills.
- Marketing Track: Prepares students for entry-level positions in such fields as retail sales, sales promotion and sales management. Job opportunities are numerous in a wide spectrum of organizations and will depend in some part on previous education and work experience.
Earn your bachelor's degree! In addition to entering the workforce, graduates have the option of continuing their education in the form of a technical bachelor's degree program like the BTAS program. Get the details on the BTAS Program.
Business & Economics Department