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Program(s) Available: B.A.S., B.S.

Our world is ever-changing in the tech universe. It is the core of business decision-making. Businesses rely heavily on systems and programs to help run the company. Want to be the source that innovates their decision-making? Read more about what Northwest's business technology program has to offer!

Why Study Business Technology at Northwest

The Business Technology major is a unique combination of business and cutting-edge technology courses. Professors provide a strong foundation in business and technical skills that teach the most up-to-date techniques. Students complete the common professional component and high-demand courses that ultimately prepare them to be marketable and competitive for employment in a technology-driven environment.

For transfer students completing a vocational or technical Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited community college, a Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in applied computing or computer business applications is available. Coursework for these degrees builds on workplace skills and practical career training provided by an associate degree.

Northwest's School of Computer Science and Information Systems annually hosts a professional advisory team with more than 40 professionals from various industries to review Northwest's computer science curriculum. This effort ensures Northwest's curriculum is relevant and effective.

Interested in our online program?

Earn your bachelor’s degree on a schedule that works for you. An online program is available in business technology.

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Career Opportunities

  • Claims examiner
  • Deputy court clerk
  • Information systems technologist
  • Learning consultant
  • Logistics manager
  • Program technician

What Can I Do With a Major in Business Technology?

Profession-Based Learning Experiences

MINK WIC (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas Women in Computing) enables women to discuss their roles in computing and technology fields and share experiences and strategies for success. In recent years, more than 240 students, educators and professionals from the region gathered to share their passion for computer science and technology.

Profession-Based Learning Experiences

Student Organizations

Phi Beta Alpha is a business club that welcomes all business majors. The group has seven or eight guest speakers each year, takes tours of local and Kansas City businesses and sponsors social events.

Student Organizations

Association of Computing Machinery

The Association of Computing Machinery promotes interests in computers and applications as well as providing a means of communication for individuals sharing an interest in computers. 

The Association of Computing Machinery - Women's (ACM-W) celebrates, informs and supports women in computing and works with a community of computer scientists, educators, employers and policy makers to improve working and learning environments for women.

Association of Computing Machinery
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