Bachelor of Science in Applied Technology
University of Southern Mississippi

Program Details

The online BS in Applied Technology degree completion program from University of Southern Mississippi is uniquely designed for students with a technical/occupational 2-year degree who are looking to enhance their careers. The curriculum covers a range of business aspects, including:

  • Providing leadership within organizations
  • Managing projects
  • Implementing complex production processes
  • Applying business and marketing skills
  • Leveraging information technology


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits.

  • Students must have either an associate degree intended for transfer from a regionally accredited institution or have completed the 30 semester hours of designated coursework outlined below with a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission:
    • 6 semester hours of English Composition (English Composition I and II)
    • 3 semester hours of mathematics (college algebra, quantitative reasoning, or higher mathematics)
    • 6 semester hours of natural science (courses must be laboratory-based, with the lecture courses accompanied by the respective lab course)
    • 9 semester hours of humanities and fine arts (common examples of acceptable coursework are history, philosophy, religion, world literature, art, music)
    • 6 semester hours of social or behavioral sciences (common examples of acceptable coursework are anthropology, geography, sociology, psychology, social work)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges