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Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management

Where Business and Technology Meet

If you’re interested in being prepared for a high-tech, global marketplace, earning a Bachelor’s in Technical Management at DeVry University can be a great first step. This program is designed to teach you the technical management concepts and systems used by today’s leading companies.

A technical management degree combines technology skills with business management practices in order to help you better understand how to efficiently implement technology solutions in the workplace. As businesses continue to become more technologically focused, the skills you can learn from an online technical management degree program have the potential to be  essential within the modern workplace.

Get to Know Our Bachelor's in Technical Management

When you partner with us to earn your Bachelor’s in Technical Management, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the technological systems and corporate strategies used across a variety of business functions. For those with prior college education or professional experience, the bachelor's degree program in Technical Management at DeVry can help you build a solid foundation in accounting, project management, marketing, entrepreneurship and human resources.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Technical Management in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Knowledge & Skills

What You'll Learn

Our Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management program covers the following topics:

  • Administration and Management
    Understand the fundamental management theories that drive organizations and programs forward. Develop skills in leadership, planning, project management and resource management.
  • Critical Thinking
    Learn how to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Mathematical Reasoning
    Use mathematical formulas to solve problems or project outcomes.
  • Judgment and Decision Making
    Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to make the most appropriate choice.

Accreditation and Recognition Matter

DeVry is proud to be accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),

Our Bachelor’s in Technical Management is accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Student Achievement

Career Opportunities in Technical Management

Graduates with our Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management may consider careers in the following areas:
  • Accounting

  • Business Information Systems

  • E-Commerce

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Human Resources Management

  • Health Services Management

  • Project Management

  • Small Business Management

  • Sales and Marketing

Program Courses

Technical Management

Core Degree Courses
Business Core
Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
Introduction to Business and Technology
Computer applications for business (with Lab)
Principles of Management

+ Choose one below:

Project Management
Project Management for the Profession
Management and Technology

+ Choose one below:

Database Essentials for Business with Lab
Principles and Theory of Security Management

+ Choose one below:

Project Management
Project Management for the Profession

*All students pursuing the PROJ concentration must take PROJ404. 

Senior Project
Senior Project

+ Choose two below:

Managerial Accounting
Introduction to Business Analytics
Leadership and Facilitating Change
Communication for a Diverse Workplace
Management of Technology Resources

+ Choose one below:

Budgeting and Forecasting
International Business
Business Policy
Managing Across the Supply Chain
Cross-Cultural Leadership
Human Resource Management

All students pursuing ACCT or FIN specializations must take ACCT212

General Degree Courses
Communication Skills
Advanced Composition
Technology, Society and Culture

+ Choose one below:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Principles of Ethics
Social Sciences
Principles of Economics
Culture and Society
Mathematics & Natural Sciences
Algebra for College Students
Quantitative Reasoning
Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

+ Choose one below:

Quantitative Reasoning
Statistics for Decision-Making

^Students selecting the Business Intelligence and Analytics Management technical specialty must take MATH221.

Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take PHYS204 to fulfill this requirement.

Additional General Education Selection

+ Choose one below:

Public Speaking
Intercultural Communication
Personal and Professional Development
Career Development
Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
Academic Catalog
2023 - 2024 Academic Catalog
Program Guides
Program Overview

FAQs: Technical Management

What is a technical management degree?

A technical management degree combines elements of business management and technology skills with the goal of preparing students for the modern workplace. It also includes opportunities for you to develop your critical thinking and problem-solving skills through the use of widely accepted business practices and technology applications.

Can I earn a technical management degree online?

Absolutely! At DeVry, we offer our Bachelor's Degree in Technical Management program as an online degree program that you can work on from the comfort of your home or wherever is most convenient. Online degrees can be an excellent option for those who have other commitments, such as full-time work or raising a family, that can impede their ability to attend classes in person.

Do I need to have previous background in IT in order to pursue a technical management degree?

No, you don't need to have an IT or technical background! The Bachelor’s in Technical Management layers business administration, technology and other business concepts. It is designed to teach you the technical management concepts and systems used by some of today’s leading companies. This is our business program that is designed to accept the most previous qualifying college credits, and is one many transfer students choose at DeVry.

How long will it take to earn my bachelor's?

You can earn your Bachelor's in Technical Management in as little as 2 years and 8 months* and possibly sooner with qualifying transfer credits.

*This timeframe assumes year-round, full-time enrollment and does not include breaks between sessions.

What courses will I be taking for the degree program for technical management?

When getting your technical management degree online or on-site, you can look forward to taking a variety of courses. Topics that you may cover while working toward a  degree include business management, technology, communication skills, humanities, social sciences, mathematics and natural sciences. For more detailed course descriptions, check out management and business courses or our academic catalog.

*Student Achievement At-a-Glance - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
1Students may start this program as "Undeclared," but must select a specialization after earning 30 semester credit hours.
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take 55 semester credit hours of general education coursework. Fifteen semester credit hours of general education coursework may be applied to the Electives course area.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
4Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 as part of this requirement or the General Education Option.
5Students enrolled at a New Jersey location may take PHYS204 or SCI200 to fulfill this requirement.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.