Trades Management BAS

Move from the Shop Floor into the Manager's Office

Today's trades careers often lead to managerial or ownership opportunities, but many trade professionals lack the accounting, business, management, or entrepreneurial training needed to take the next step in their career.

This degree is designed to prepare students academically with the skills needed to lead a trades business.

Northern's Trades Management BAS

Our Trades Management degree is crafted to fill a need in the workforce for upwardly mobile trades professionals with their Bachelor degree.

Montana State University-Northern's Trades Management Bachelor of Applied Science is a great fit for skilled trades professionals looking to further their careers.

In 2-years of classes, Associate of Applied Science degree-holders can earn their Bachelors of Applied Science. Classes are offered entirely online, entirely face-to-face in-class, or any combination that fits your busy schedule!

Ideal Candidates

  • Are you interested in moving up in your career?
  • Do you have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) from an accredited university?

If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you are an ideal candidate for our BAS in Trades Management! An ideal candidate for this program has completed an AAS degree in

  • plumbing,
  • electrical,
  • construction trades,
  • carpentry,
  • construction technology,
  • culinary arts,
  • electronics technology,
  • energy technology,
  • industrial machine technology,
  • machine tool technology,
  • metals technology,
  • sheet metal technology,
  • sustainable energy technology,
  • or welding technology

from any unit of the Montana University System, or from a Montana tribal college with a valid articulation agreement. A maximum of 60 earned credits (including 9 general education credits) will apply to this degree.


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