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Online Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technical Leadership

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OSU Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technical Leadership (ATL) is a fully online, accelerated baccalaureate degree program that prepares you to develop, lead, and manage current and emerging technologies, technical professionals, and related processes. This experience-focused and career-oriented program allows you to align your learning experiences with your respective career trajectories, employers, and/or industries.

A Program for Working Professionals

The Applied Technical Leadership bachelor’s program was created in response to the demand for individuals with the technical, leadership, and management skills to successfully fulfill leadership positions. This program is designed for professionals like you who have completed an applied associate technical degree to expand your existing knowledge and advance your career.

Apply to the BT-ATL Program

If you have an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, you can apply to our program to take your career to new heights.

Want to learn more about the program? Call 918-293-4884 or submit a request information form to connect with our enrollment advisors.

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Why Choose OSUIT’s BT Degree in Applied Technical Leadership?

Flexible Online Learning Format

The BT-ATL program is 100% online and it provides you with the flexibility to accommodate your busy schedule. All the courses and learning materials can be easily accessed through our online learning center. Wherever you are, whenever it is, you can study at your own pace.

Experience-focused Education

The ATL program puts an emphasis on real-world experience.This program utilizes prior learning assessment (PLA) which allows students to use work experience and certifications for course credit. Taught by instructors with extensive experience in the field, the program provides current best practices based on industry standards. In this program you can harness your leadership and management skills to advance in your profession and/or industry.

Accelerated Path to a Bachelor’s Degree

Building on your Applied Associate degree and industry experience, the ATL program allows you to transfer your qualified course credits or industry experience/certifications to graduate faster and save thousands on tuition. With credits transferred from your associate degree, you could earn the BT-ATL degree in as little as two years.

Accreditation and Recognition

OSUIT is one of the best colleges in Oklahoma. Approved by the OSU A&M Board of Regents, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and the Oklahoma State Accrediting Agency, the ATL program is proven to offer quality education to our students.

Let’s Talk!

Talk to an enrollment advisor today. We can tell you how many of your previously earned credits will apply, how the program will fit into your lifestyle, how much the program will cost, what options are available for financing and financial aid and just how soon you can expect to graduate. 

For more information, call an enrollment advisor today at 918-293-4884 or complete the Request for Information form.

Program Requirements

The Applied Technical Leadership program requires students to complete a total of 120 credit hours to graduate. However, being an accelerated program for students who have earned an applied associate degree, the ATL program allows students to transfer the credits from their applied associate programs to fulfill some of the requirements. 

Initially, students start the program with 40 credit hours of general education and 4 credit hours of interdepartmental requirements to lay a foundation for their further study in the field of technical leadership. Upon completion of the general education courses, students then continue to take 76 credit hours of technical requirements and specialty electives of the BT in Applied Technical Leadership. To learn more about the requirements and curriculum, review the plan of study.

Applied Technical Leadership Curriculum

The curriculum of the ATL program covers a wide range of topics including project planning, leadership, and operations management. Below is a list of the core courses of the Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technical Leadership: 

  • Orientation to Project Design
  • Foundations in Technical Leadership
  • Funding the Technical Enterprise
  • Managing Resources in the Technical Enterprise
  • Managing Operations in the Technical Enterprise
  • Leading the Technical Enterprise
  • Legal Aspects of Technical Leadership
  • Expanding the Technical Enterprise
  • Process Optimization in the Technical Enterprise
  • Project Planning & Implementation in the Technical Enterprise