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Technical Management Careers Overview

Whether you're looking to start a new career or advance the one you're already in, studying technical management will provide you with skills that are needed in almost every business and industry. Upon completion of your degree, you'll have the credentials to work in most of America's fastest-growing industries. Successful professionals in the technical management field know how to develop comprehensive analytics and reports, communicate clearly both orally and in writing, and work effectively in leadership and support roles within a team environment.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Technical Management from DeVry University, you'll be prepared to move ahead in today's competitive global marketplace. Our program is specifically designed to help working adults complement their current knowledge and skills base with the business, management, and technical abilities. Expert managers are needed in every business and industry, and their responsibilities could include:

  • Preparing and analyzing financial documents as an accountant or auditor
  • Designing and developing software applications as a systems software engineer
  • Developing business plans, setting goals, and implementing procedures as a business administrator or manager
  • Supervising projects and planning workflow as a technical manager
  • Working as a detective, FBI agent, or U.S. customs agent
  • Analyzing statistics and developing plans as a marketing director
  • Managing and budgeting an entire health information department as a clinical data specialist or health information department manager
  • Purchasing merchandise as a store buyer or making even bigger decisions as a store manager
  • Planning, scheduling, and directing all operations as a hotel manager or special events planner

Industries


Technical management careers can be found in every business and industry, including:

  • Finance
  • Business information systems
  • Human resource management
  • Operations management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Security management
  • Criminal justice and law enforcement
  • Health information management

Career Options


DeVry University graduates in Technical Management will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Human resource management
  • Business information systems
  • Project management
  • Health services management
  • Accounting
  • Small business management and entrepreneurship
  • Sales and marketing
  • Sustainability management
  • E-commerce

For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Business & Management.