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College of Applied and Technical Studies
Associate of Applied Business
in Business Management Technology

Associate of Applied Business in Information Technology

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits


Approximate Program Cost


Available Concentrations

Choose from 4 online concentrations

*Based on 12-18 semester hours for a full-time student, completing program in 4 semesters.

Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Business Management Technology provides students with a core consisting of communication, management, accounting, marketing, e-commerce, economics and liberal arts courses. Students may have the opportunity to participate in internships, which help to link theory with hands-on practice.

The Business Management Technology major comprises the following online concentrations:

Business Administration

The Business Administration concentration articulates with the Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Kent State.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management concentration allows students to become knowledgeable in the process and supervision of the movement of products from the point origin to the point of consumption for consumers, business and other organizations.

Management and Entrepreneurship

The Management and Entrepreneurship concentration comprises coursework in management, entrepreneurship and productivity applications.


The Marketing/Sales concentration comprises coursework in management, advertising, customer service and productivity applications.

Program Structure

  • 60 minimum total credits
  • About 21 courses

Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.


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Important Dates


Classes Begin

Fall 2022 Semester


Fall Break

Fall Break


Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester


Courses for the online AAB in Business Management Technology cover a range of topics essential to professionals in technology-facing business management roles. These include management technology, financial management, other current technologies, accounting and office productivity applications. All students must take 18 credit hours of business management technology courses, 15 credit hours of varied business courses, and 12 credit hours of Kent Core requirements to complete the program. Each of the 4 concentrations will require additional 15 credit hours of topical coursework and electives.


All undergraduate students must also complete courses that satisfy the Kent State university requirements in order to graduate.

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Out of State/International*
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost
$302.50 lower division
$354.50 upper division
$907.50 lower division
$1,063.50 upper division
Approximate Cost: $13,300 $312.50 lower division
$364.50 upper division
$937.50 lower division
$1,093.50 upper division
Approximate Cost: $14,000

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

Attention Regional Campus Students: There is an additional $162.10 per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $111.45 per credit hour for upper division fully online regional campus courses. This fee excludes online courses associated exclusively with the Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Studies and Associate of Applied Business programs.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

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