Bachelor of Science in Technical Management

Bachelor of Science in
Technical Management

The Bachelor of Science in Technical Management enables students to manage at a high level in today’s business world and understand how data drives decisions.

About the Bachelor of Science in Technical Management

The Bachelor of Science in Technical Management (BSTM) equips students with vital skills in critical thinking, research and problem-solving, preparing them for roles in the aviation sector and beyond. Emphasizing data-driven decision-making, the program is tailored for professionals poised to take on managerial duties or aiming for promotion within their organizations.

The curriculum delves into key management areas: planning, organizing, staffing and directing, all with a strong emphasis on data-informed strategies. Graduates of the program will possess the competencies needed to excel in management positions in today's technologically advanced, global and diverse business environment.

Student Learning Outcomes

What you will learn while studying in the Technical Management program:

  • Analyze and evaluate business functions and processes while identifying needs.
  • Develop business approaches using problem-solving and critical thinking methodologies.
  • Apply strategic and project planning principles and techniques.
  • Employ supervisory and management skills needed to effectively lead.

Technical Management Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

Embry-Riddle graduates are set to enter the workforce in top companies, including The Boeing Company, the Department of Defense, SpaceX, Lockheed Martin and Tesla, with a placement rate of 95.7% within a year of graduation.

Graduates with an online Technical Management degree often secure roles in:

  • Aviation Management
  • Engineering Science
  • Information Systems
  • Occupational Safety

Technical Management Salary Information

Embry-Riddle provides the opportunity for competitive salaries, with alumni averaging $84,200 annually one-year post-graduation, as of 2022.


About Technical Management at the Worldwide & Online Campus

Professionals in today’s constantly changing global business world must be diverse and able to have distinct abilities and specializations, enabling them to showcase their unique talents, which set them apart from others. Embry‑Riddle offers multiple majors within the online Technical Management degree in areas relevant to managers in data-driven decision-making career fields.

BSTM curriculum is instructed by industry leaders with input from The Boeing Company, government agencies and other leading business organizations, with a student-centered teaching and learning approach.

Tracks/Specialties and/or Certificates

Students can customize their online Technical Management degree by choosing from these available major studies:

  • Applied Information Technology (AIT) Major: 21 credit hours
  • Aviation Management Major: 21 credit hours
  • Business Cybersecurity Major: 21 credit hours
  • Human Resources Management Major: 21 credit hours
  • Leadership Major: 21 credit hours
  • Occupational Safety and Health Major: 21 credit hours
  • Technical Management Major: 21 credit hours

Technical Management Information

  • Credits: 120
  • Online or In-Person: Fully Online

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Technical Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), courses within the program are accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and security courses are accredited by the National Security Agency (NSA).

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PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


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