The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Technology & Business Leadership is designed for students who have gained valuable professional experience in a related field, but want to continue their education and advance their careers. This degree program expands on your existing knowledge and applied past experiences in businesses and technology to an undergraduate degree in Applied Technology and Business Leadership. This program helps give students the tools to be effective leaders and problem solvers in a variety of career paths.
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Technology and Business Leadership degree is ideal for people in technology and business professions – such as auto mechanics, information systems, and medical technology – who want to learn the critical practical skills central to advancement in the field. In this degree program, your courses will focus on leadership perspectives, planning, and business tools, and learn how to use them in an ethical and socially conscious context. You’ll also gain the interpersonal skills needed to advance yourself effectively within your field.
Graduates of the Applied Technology and Business Leadership program effectively prepare themselves for higher roles and greater responsibility in their field. With additional training from dedicated faculty and small class sizes, Antioch University Santa Barbara is an ideal environment for adult learners to pursue their career goals.
The average time to complete the B.S. in Applied Technology & Business Leadership degree is 1-2 years, depending on number of credits transferred into AUSB.
Students need 180‐200 quarter units to graduate from Antioch University Santa Barbara’s Bachelor of Science in Applied Technology and Business Leadership Program. You will need to meet the learning goals and complete the curriculum specific to your major, as well as certain undergraduate degree requirements. Applied Studies degree requirements include the following (earned through AUSB enrollment and/or transfer):
- 60 or more upper-division units (almost all of our courses are upper division)
- Foundational courses to establish context and familiarize you with the skills you’ll use as you progress academically
- Eight (8) units of experiential, non-classroom learning such as internships, self-directed independent studies or prior learning, to associate academics with real-life applications
- Six (6) units of interdisciplinary, hybrid seminars focused on topics such as leadership, business communications, cultural contexts, justice and equity, or technology in society
- Nine (9) units directly related to your degree