Applied Science (Applied Leadership) (BAS)

This BAS program prepares students for leadership positions in a wide variety of organizations and career fields. The concentration in applied leadership provides a valuable degree pathway for students with Associate of Applied Science degrees in fields such as fire science, environmental technology, machine shop technology and welding technology. Students learn leadership skills necessary to prepare them to become effective leaders in diverse environments --- applying those skills as team leaders, floor managers and shift captains.

The concentration in applied leadership focuses on the practice of innovative and effective leadership and helps students develop the skills and knowledge that leaders need to solve problems, communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, assess program effectiveness, lead projects and manage resources.

Degree offered

Applied Science (Applied Leadership) (BAS)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of

Polytechnic, Campus not found, The Gila Valley, Pinal, Online

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Application requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Career outlook

Graduates will possess skills and knowledge needed for leadership positions in a wide range of organizations, including business, government, nonprofit agencies and the service industry.

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Agricultural Technicians 4.9%$35,140
Automotive Master Mechanics 5.3%$37,120
Forensic Science Technicians 26.6%$55,360
Electrical Engineering Technicians -2%$59,820
Electronics Engineering Technicians -2%$59,820
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 9.5%$42,190
Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors5.2%$70,670
Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors5.2%$70,670
Food Science Technicians4.9%$35,140
Graphic Designers1.4%$45,900
Natural Sciences Managers 3.3%$120,050
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 6.4%$55,020
Software Developers, Applications 18.8%$95,510

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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