Montana Tech Department of Business
Why Earn a B.S. Degree in Business from Montana Tech?
Our faculty bring extensive industry experience and expertise to the classroom. We have a teaching-first, mentoring mindset and faculty will go out of their way to help you succeed. There also are multiple opportunities for you to engage with faculty and students in cross-disciplinary, project-based learning. Our graduates have consistently outperformed their peers on exit exams, are versatile, and can apply their skills across a variety of business career paths.
Differentiate Yourself at Montana Tech
Montana Tech is the only university in Montana officially designated a SAP University Alliance. SAP is the world's leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software used by 87% of the Fortune Global 2000 companies, and students work collaboratively to analyze complex data sets, identify issues, and find solutions. You will learn multiple analytical applications, including Microsoft Excel, Power BI, Tableau, SAP® Analytics Cloud, Orange, and Minitab, ensuring you are equipped with valuable skills for the digital age. You will learn how to make data-driven decisions that drive informed decision-making using modern business analytics and visualization software. These skills readily transfer to the accounting and management industry that now incorporates data analytics in practice, and business students at Montana Tech can pursue this option in the degree.
Work hard, play hard! Montana Tech’s location in Butte, Montana gives you quick and easy access to endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Enjoy skiing, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, fishing, hunting – wherever your recreational interests lie, you will find it here in a central location of beautiful southwest Montana. Historic Butte also offers a vibrant art scene, with galleries, music venues, festivals, and theaters.
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Montana Tech’s Department of Business is hosting an Entrepreneurship Speaker Panel on October 14 at 11:00 am in the Student Union Building Copper Lounge.
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Build on Your Associate of Applied Science Degree
Students looking to continue their education past a two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree can earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree within 2.5 years. This program is specifically designed to allow students who have earned an AAS in any discipline the opportunity to complement their studies with formal business training and earn a BAS degree. The BAS credential added to your AAS will position you at the top of the list for employers looking for added value credentials and will set you up for career advancement as you gain experience.
Through hands-on learning experiences, such as class projects, case studies, business simulations, and a senior capstone project, you’ll learn to apply business concepts to real-world business situations. Your faculty mentors will also help connect you to high-quality, hands-on business internships with companies of interest to you.
The Accounting Option under our Bachelor of Science program is designed to provide students with a solid foundation toward the many career opportunities and professional certifications in the Accounting Profession.
The SAP Student Recognition Award program is a nine (9) credit certificate that communicates to an employer that the student has successfully completed a rigorous introduction to SAP Enterprise software – the leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software in the world.
You will learn how to analyze a variety of data in support of decision making to create value for a company using the latest technologies. You will also design, build and maintain information systems that support both business and operations.
This program is designed for students who earn an AAS in Construction Technology - Carpentry, Civil Engineering Technology, or Drafting Technology, and wants to supplement it with a degree in Business.
Focus on management in the Bachelor of Applied Science program designed for students who have completed their AAS degree, and wish to advance into management roles.
The Montana Tech Department of Business enjoys a longstanding relationship with Helena College that allows us to offer our courses on the Helena College campus. Specialize in accounting or management.
This degree is for students who have completed an A.A.S. and would like to continue on to a bachelor's degree with a focus on accounting.
Bring added value to your B.S. degree in any discipline with training in today's concepts in business.
Meet the faculty that guides our department, and explore their areas of expertise and research.
We take pride in the career outcomes our students achieve.