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College of Applied and Technical Studies

Business Management Technology

Course Delivery
100% online
Total Credits
60
Approximate Tuition Cost
$14,300
Available Concentrations
Choose from 4 online concentrations
*Based on the Tuition Guarantee Program for a full-time student taking 12-18 semester hours, if completing program in 4 semesters.

Business Management Technology Associate’s Degree 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.

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

Program Structure

  • 60 minimum total credits
  • About 21 courses

Business Management Technology Associate’s Degree Program 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.

Some programs may require that students meet certain requirements before progressing through the program. For programs with progression requirements, the information is shown on the Coursework tab in the university catalog.

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

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Important Dates

Aug
21
Classes Begin
Fall 2023 Semester
Oct
05
Fall Break
Fall Break

Business Management Technology Associate’s Degree Program Courses

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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Business Management Technology Associate’s Degree Program Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost

$325.80 Lower Division Courses

$381.90 Upper Division Courses

$977.40 Lower Division Courses

$1,145.70 Upper Division Courses

$14,300 full-time1

Non-Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost

$335.80 Lower Division Courses

$391.90 Upper Division Courses

$1,007.40 Lower Division Courses

$1,175.70 Upper Division Courses

$14,900 full-time2

1The flat-rate semester fee of $3,585.10 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester. The approximate tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division course flat rate.

2The flat-rate semester fee of $3,585.10 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credit hours taken (between 12-18 semester credits or $120-$180). The approximate tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division flat rate and $150 surcharge.

For part-time semesters: The $325.80 per-credit-hour tuition rate for LOWER division courses and $381.90 for UPPER division courses applies to part-time Ohio resident undergraduate students, PLUS a $10 per-credit-hour surcharge for non-Ohio resident undergraduate students, taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester.

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 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 Kent State’s Financial, Billing & Enrollment Center 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.

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