Enrollment into this program will open for applications starting Spring 2022, pending Higher Learning Commission final approval.
The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Automation Management is designed to upskill technical individuals with supervisory proficiencies essential in managing industrial manufacturing, production, automation, food and beverage, and logistics and distribution facilities. The program is designed to serve individuals already working in the industrial workplace or associate degree graduates who want to continue their education. This career-oriented degree prepares graduates to assume greater management roles within these industries. Courses are delivered through online formats, providing greater flexibility for students and their work obligations.
To enroll, a student must have completed an Associate in Applied Science degree, Certificate, or Diploma in an approved and related program from a regionally accredited institution. Previous college coursework, along with industry experience and/or military training, may be considered to determine eligibility.
Students are required to have their own modern computers while completing classes in the program. Chromebooks, tablets, and/or iPads will not allow students to satisfactorily access course content.
Students who complete the curriculum requirements receive a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Automation Management.
Upon completion of the program, students are equipped to plan, direct, or coordinate the industrial work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Career opportunities: Industrial Production Manager.