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Business Management in Technology Degree

What is Business Management in Technology?

Our Business Management in Technology degree will prepare you to be a leader in science and technology industries. This degree is an integration of science and engineering courses with management and business training, which will ensure that you have a solid understanding of STEM along with business management practices.

What does a Business Management in Technology graduate do?

Science and engineering industries are seeking leaders who not only have a solid understanding of science, engineering, technology, and other STEM fields but who are also adept in business and management. More than ever, businesses are looking to hire the unique combination of manager, engineer, and scientist.

As a graduate of the business management in technology program at South Dakota Mines, you will possess the technical knowledge and understanding of engineering and science, along with the business and management skills, to succeed in both private industry and the public sector.

Courses for this Degree

• Engineering Precalculus
• Business Statistics
• Communication in the STEM Workplace
• Society and Technology
• Statistics and Dynamics
• Quantitative Dec. Analysis
• Managerial Communications
• Small Business Management
• Legal Environment of Business
• International Business for Engineers and Scientists

Course Curriculum

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Internships and Co-ops

On average, 73% of South Dakota Mines students have applicable work experience when they graduate thanks to internships and co-ops. For these co-ops and internships, students receive an average salary of $22.62/hour.

South Dakota Mines hosts two career fairs annually, giving you access to more than 150 employers from across the country. These employers are looking to hire students for internships and co-ops. The fairs are great learning experiences and many times students are offered jobs before they graduate. Mines graduates have a 98% placement rate in their field of study after graduation.

Career Outlook

The job placement rate for 2022 business management in technology graduates was 100% with an average starting salary of $62,714.


With a degree in business management in technology, you will have opportunities in a wide range of careers, including:
• Working in technical sales
• Managing large multidisciplinary projects
• Managing the financial aspects of engineering or science projects
• Owning and managing a business


Many of our industry partners have indicated a need for employees with both a technical and business background. Some of the top employers who recruit at Mines include:
• Kiewit
• Cargill
• Caterpillar
• Microsoft
• Burns & McDonnell
• Nucor
• Freeport-McMoRan
• Innovative Systems
• Baker Hughes
• Blattner Energy
• Western States Fire Protection
• Applied Control
• Garmin
• LafargeHolcim

Program Offerings

• Bachelor of Science in Business Management in Technology, BS




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