5 Jobs You Can Land With A Business Applications Technology Degree

Business Applications Technology(BAT) is the backbone to just about every successful business in every industry. No matter if it’s retail, agriculture, construction, education, healthcare, or finance, your BAT degree makes you a highly sought-after candidate. The ball’s in your court, so you can choose the business technology job that fits both your skillset and interest.

Here are five of the hottest, most promising BAT jobs around.

  1. Information Coordinators are responsible for collecting, analyzing, processing and distributing information that help to make their company run smoothly.
  2. Technology Coordinators purchase, maintain and update technology systems and software for businesses.
  3. Digital Projects Coordinators ensure that all necessary deliverables for projects are completed and handed over on time and on budget.
  4. Customer Service Coordinators manage a team of customer service employees and ensure that the team maintains the positive image, brand and reputation of an organization.
  5. Digital & Social Media Support Specialists are responsible for overseeing social media accounts for a business. Their duties can include creating social media posting schedules, replying to comments from subscribers and coordinating with other professionals to determine how to market a brand using social media.

Other related job titles include eCommerce Developer, Enterprise Systems Manager, Information Resource Manager, Technology Consultant. These are just a few examples of the many opportunities in today’s expanding BAT job market—titles and responsibilities may vary, of course.

BAT vs. IT

Business Information Technology JobBusiness Applications Technology and Informational Technology (IT)  may sound similar, but there are actually some key differences. The main difference is that BAT focuses on business processes using technology, where IT focuses on the actual technology. For BAT, think software, data analysis, critical thinking and communication. IT falls more along the lines of programming and operating systems… sometimes even hardware.

Picture yourself… with a career in BAT

With an associate of Business Applications Technology degree from the University of Cincinnati Online, you position yourself to pursue a broad spectrum of careers. Whether you are seeking an entry-level position or want to advance your current career, earning an Associate Degree in Business Applications Technology helps you achieve your goals.

Your business information technology courses prepare you for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams. MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office suite of business productivity applications. This certification gives both job applicants and employees proof of your productivity and, therefore, a head start for jobs and promotions.

Our online Associate program combines professional skills training with relevant curriculum designed to help you develop a solid foundation of business information technology knowledge. Ultimately, this online program provides you with skills in software proficiency, communication, critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving. Don’t put your career off any longer. Good luck—we can’t wait to see you online!

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