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Associate of Science in Technical Management

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You’re a skilled professional in a technical field, but you’re ready to advance. You’re looking for a move into the management ranks, seeking the personal satisfaction and financial rewards that go along with it. The Associate of Science in Technical Management program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Worldwide can take you there.

In today’s workplace, a college degree has never been more important. Employers see it as a demonstration of knowledge, motivation, and persistence — qualities that will set you above and apart from the pack. The Associate of Science in Technical Management program will appeal to your background, interests, and talents and give you a competitive edge in your career, too.

The Associate of Science in Technical Management curriculum was developed to give students the skills to marshal the resources of any organization toward its goals. Over the course of this program, students learn to organize, plan, staff, and coordinate physical assets as well as personnel.

Students in the Technical Management degree program learn to apply management skills to their technical specialty and have the opportunity to focus in one of the three areas of specialization:

  • Logistics
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Engineering Sciences
Degree Requirements
Technical Specialty Transfer Credit or DBA Minor or MGMT Electives
Course / TitleCredits
Technical Specialty Transfer Credit or DBA Minor or MGMT Electives:9
If technical transfer credit is not applicable, the 9 hours can ONLY be used toward
Department of Business Administration (DBA) minors. If no minor is chosen, then MGMT
electives have to be 200-300-400 level courses.

General Education

Course / TitleCredits
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, and Humanities and Social Sciences may be chosen from those listed above, assuming prerequisite requirements are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into those broad categories and are at the level specified.
Communication Theory and Skills: 
ENGL 123 English Composition3
HUMN 330 Values and Ethics3
Humanities lower or upper-level elective3
Social Science: 
ECON 210 Microeconomics3
ECON 211 Macroeconomics3
Physical and Life Science lower-level elective: 
MATH 111 College Mathematics for Aviation I3
MATH 112 College Mathematics for Aviation II3
*MATH 320 may be substituted as the second course in the series.
Computer Science: 
CSCI 109 Introduction to Computers and Applications3
Total Credits36


Course / TitleCredits
MGMT 201 Principles of Management3
MGMT 203 Management for Aeronautical Science3
MGMT 210 Financial Accounting3
MGMT 221 Advanced Computer Based Systems3
Total Credits12

Open Electives

Course / TitleCredits
Open Electives (Lower or Upper Level):3
May be used for Department of Business Administration or non Department of Business
Administration Minors.
Total Degree Requirements60

Career Areas

  • Air Traffic Management
  • Airport Management
  • Business and Corporate Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Flight Operations
  • Human Resources Management
  • Logistics
  • Quality Control Management
  • Safety Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Training


  • Aerospace Corporations
  • Aircraft Manufacturers
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Consulting Firms
  • Corporate Flight Departments
  • Fixed Base Operators
  • Government Agencies
  • Military
  • Multi-national Corporations
  • Software Industry
  • Transportation Industry

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