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Business Management in Technology Degree

Program Offerings

• Bachelor of science degree in Business Management in Technology

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.

What does a Business Management in Technology graduate do?

Science and engineering industries often seek leaders who not only have a solid understanding in science, engineering, and technology, but also adept in business and management. They look to hire the unique combination of manager/engineer/scientist.

A graduate of the Business Management in Technology program 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 public sector.

First-Year Courses

Management Information Systems
Humanities General Education
Social Science General Education

Course Curriculum

Link to Catalog

Internships and Co-ops

On average, 79 percent of South Dakota Mines students have applicable work experience when they graduate, thanks to internships and co-ops. For these co-ops and internships, students receive an average salary of $19.70/hour.

South Dakota Mines hosts two career fairs annually, giving you access to over 150 employers from across the country. These employers are looking to hire students for internships and co-ops. These are great learning experiences and many times students are offered jobs before they graduate.

Career Outlook

The demand for graduates in the individual fields of business and engineering is a significant priority in the United States. Employers of South Dakota Mines graduates such as Caterpillar, Nucor, and Komatsu indicate a strong demand for graduates possessing both technical and business management skills.

This is a new program and no graduate salaries have been reported yet. One occupation graduates may consider is Sales Engineer. The median national average salary for sales engineers is $101,420. Placement rates are not available at this time.


Careers in the area of business management in technology might include:
• 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:
Burns & McDonnell
Freeport McMoRan
Innovative Systems
Baker Hughes
Blattner Energy
Western States Fire Protection
Applied Control Equipment
Logan Aluminum
South Dakota Department of Transportation




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