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Tech-Infused Business Degrees at Oregon Tech: Combining solid business education and hands-on experience with an advanced technical edge.

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01/08/18

Program


Oregon Tech’s Business program is designed to develop business professionals by combining a strong business core with hands-on projects.

Students gain technology-infused business skills, giving graduates the edge in today’s data-driven global marketplace. While developing analytical, critical thinking, and technology skills, our business degrees give students the unique flexibility to customize their program to best meet their professional goals.

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This program develops foundational business knowledge with a variety of customized, focused options in Accounting, Management, and Marketing, based on individual interests and professional goals.

Specialties in the Business Program

This program provides students with the opportunity to focus on specific areas of business, including: Accounting, Management, and Marketing

Accounting

The accounting option combines a comprehensive accounting knowledge base with information technology and general business components. This program incorporates technology into most accounting courses while also reinforcing the principles of financial and managerial accounting, tax, and auditing. Many students take the CPA or CMA exams upon graduating, go on to graduate school, and/or find employment in this growing, in-demand career field.

Management

The management option provides students with an array of paths to build just the right business tool box to meet their professional goals.

Business Analytics provides students with data analytics tools to make strategic and data-driven decisions in all areas of business.

Entrepreneurship/Innovation prepares students to work in cross-disciplinary teams to produce innovative solutions in small and large business environments.

Customized Program  allows students to work with their advisor to build a unique business curriculum focused on their professional goals and interests.

Marketing

The marketing option provides students with hands-on, cutting-edge technical skills in strategic marketing management, design, and research.

Market Research provides students with a background in marketing analytics tools to make data-driven decisions to develop marketing strategies.

Marketing Design provides students with enhanced skills in the areas of graphics, social media, and advertising design.

Customized Program allows students to work with their advisor to build a unique marketing curriculum focused on their professional goals and interests.

Business Accreditation, Acknowledgements, and Certifications

Oregon Tech’s B.S. in Business is accredited by International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the leading accrediting organization for business and accounting programs in higher education institutions throughout the world.

In 2014, Oregon Tech ranked third for CPA exam pass rates in the state of Oregon, surpassing other major Oregon universities.

Students can earn a Six Sigma green belt certification - a sought after credential by those companies that deploy Six Sigma.

Certified Accountant Award

About the Program

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Science in Business

Options

  • Accounting
  • Management, with paths in:
    • Business Analytics
    • Entrepreneurship/Innovation
    • Customized Program
  • Marketing, with paths in:
    • Marketing Research
    • Marketing Design
    • Customized Program

Locations

  • Klamath Falls

For Questions, Contact


Carmen Morgan

Carmen Morgan, Accounting Option

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Sharon Beaudry

Sharon Beaudry, Management Option

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Kristy Weidman

Kristy Weidman, Marketing Option

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Oregon Tech’s B.S. in Business is accredited by International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the leading accrediting organization for business and accounting programs in higher education institutions throughout the world.

Careers


Jobs and Careers in Business

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Oregon Workforce, business professionals and analysts are expected to experience continued growth over the short- and long-term.

Recent Business graduates have been employed by:

  • JELD-WEN
  • Columbia Forest Products
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • The Boeing Company
  • Uber
  • Google
  • Universal Studios

Career Paths:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Business Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Account Executive
  • Human Resource Manager

Graduate Success
Among all Oregon Tech degrees 2014-2016

Employed: 88%
Continuing Education: 7%
Success Rate: 95%
Starting Median Salary: $56,000
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Courses


Specialized Graduate Degree Coursework

Coursework in the Business programs builds upon a robust fundamental core of courses including management, marketing, accounting, finance, information technology, economics, ethics, globalization, business law, and business presentations.

Hands-On Projects

Faculty work with industry partners to develop a wide variety of hands-on projects so students can apply their business knowledge to solve real world business problems. Students complete projects with local businesses and clients.

Internships

Students are encouraged to apply their business education through an internship experience during their junior year. Internship placement is supported by Career Development, faculty, and industry partners.

Senior Project Experience

The senior project provides business students with the opportunity to design their own “capstone experience”, integrating their educational experience by developing a solution for a “real world” business problem in their area of interest. This culminating year-long experience includes project management, research approaches, analysis, and a final presentation at the annual Oregon Tech Project Symposium.

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