Applied Management


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Transfer up to 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree

Cost per credit hour

More than 200 courses with free textbooks


Global Business AccreditationBuild 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 with a Major in Applied Management takes your specialty credits and puts them to work for you. 

You also have an option to earn graduate credit toward an Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Business Analytics while working on this bachelor's degree. Through this combined degree program, you can finish both degrees in just four years and save up to $8,625!

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 Business Administration with a Major 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.

Additional Information


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

General Education - 39 credit hours

ENG 143 College Composition
   or ENG 133 Technical Communication
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar 
SP 203 Effective Speaking
COM 213 Business Communication
ECO 213 Principles of Microeconomics
   or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
ECO 223 Principles of Macroeconomics
  or Social Science Elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
   or MA 163 Applied Math with Business Concepts
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
BA 213 Advance Spreadsheet for Business
PSY 113 Psychology

Business Core - 38 credit hours

AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
BA 453 Global Strategic Management
FIN 303 Managerial Finance 
FIN 353 Personal Finance
LAW 203 Business Law and Ethics
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 473 Capsim Business Simulation
   or BA 3113 Business Internship
MGT 483 Capstone
MK 203 Marketing
UE 111 Online Learning Orientation

Major in Applied Management - 27 credit hours

Technical Specialty

Additional Program Requirements - 16 credit hours

BA 113 or Computer Literacy/Elective
General Electives - 13 credit hours

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

TrineOnline delivers the convenience and accessibility of an online degree program with classes starting every eight weeks. Our asynchronous classes mean there are no set class times, so you can login whenever is best for you. Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
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.
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Program Information


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Applied Management


120 hours



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