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Business Management in Technology Degree

What is Business Management in Technology?

A business management in technology degree from South Dakota Mines is an integration of science and engineering courses with management and business training that will prepare you to be a leader in today's ever-evolving world.

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

77% of South Dakota Mines students land internships or co-ops before they graduate, earning an average salary of $20.00/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 96% placement rate in their field of study after graduation.

Career Outlook

In 2020-2021, Mines graduates in the business management in technology program had a placement rate of 100% with an average starting salary of $52,333.33.


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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