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Turn your technical training into a business degree

Apply Button Build your business degree around the training you already have. Perfect for cosmetologists, CNAs, HVAC professionals, culinary specialists and more, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Applied Management Major takes your specialty credits and puts them to work for you. 

The Experience

Students in this accredited online applied management program must already have training in a technical field. You will build on that training to develop skills in leadership in the applied management profession. Our faculty, many of whom have worked for Fortune 500 companies and have started and owned businesses, will guide you along your path of degree completion.

The Results

As a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree from Trine, you will be prepared as a well-rounded candidate with a special understanding of all aspects of a business organization, both in the office and on the workplace floor.
Global Business Accreditation

Additional Information

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Applied Management degree requires 120 credit hours.

General Education - 42 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
ECO 213 Microeconomics
ECO 223 Macroeconomics 
 or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
Social Science elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities elective - 6 credit hours
ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II 
 or COM 213 Business Communication
SP 203 Effective Speaking
PSY 113 Psychology
BA 113 Business Applications
General Education Elective - 3 credit hours

Business Core - 35-36 credit hours

BA 101 University Experience
 or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation (CGPS Students)
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 343 International Business
FIN 303 Managerial Finance
LAW 203 Business Law I
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 453 Strategic Management
MK 203 Marketing
BA 3113 Business Internship

Concentration Requirements - 30 credit hours

Business courses with approval of Advisor or Chair – Student must be transferring in all 27 hours of a technical field/concentration. If a student can’t transfer in all 27 hours, it must be a field that can be completed at Trine University, such as Criminal Justice. If the student does not have 27 hours and it can’t be completed at Trine, the transfer credits can’t be accepted as an applied management concentration. They should be considered as a normal transfer evaluation.

Business Electives/Technical Specialty Credits: AC, ENT, FIN, HR, LAW, LDR, MGT, MK - 3 credit hours
Free Electives - 12-13 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

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