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Program Overview

Northwest Tech is transforming today’s students into tomorrow’s business leaders.

A degree from Northwest Tech in Business Administration provides you with practical and theoretical training through a broad range of business practices. You will grow personally and professionally as you develop the critical thinking, quantitative and computer skills needed by industry.

Your coursework will expose you to fields such as accounting, management, marketing, finance and entrepreneurship. Through your business and core general education classes, you will prepare yourself for immediate employment or for continued study at a four-year institution.

  • Demonstrate the personal qualities necessary for success.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior by acting with integrity and character.
  • Communicate effectively in listening, reading, writing and speaking.
  • Demonstrate leadership, organization, and facilitation skills.
  • Use computer technology effectively.
  • Demonstrate time management and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of business functions.
  • Progress towards career management.

Jeremy Johnston
Business Technology Instructor
Phone: (785) 890-1528

Tim Sandquist
Business Technology Instructor
Phone: (785) 890-1528

Trista Zimmerman
Business Technology Instructor
Phone: (785) 890-1558

Listed cost information includes tuition, additional fees, books, supplies, iPads and clothing and tools if necessary. For a comprehensive breakdown of each program’s cost information download Northwest Tech’s Estimated Program Costs worksheet.

Download a PDF version of the course outline.

Program Length

Two Years

Associate of Applied Science
(or Technical Certificate)

Projected Salary

$20,000 – 30,000 per year

  • Mike Hamilton
  • Doug Sederstrom
  • Kris Yost
  • Jessica Kannady
  • Chelsey Brown
  • Trevor Linton

Admissions Checklist

Below is a list of items Northwest Tech’s Admissions Team will need prior to your acceptance into the Business Technology program.

  • A Northwest Tech Application Completed and Submitted

  • $25 Application Fee Paid

  • High School or GED Transcript Submitted

  • (If Applicable) College Transcript Submitted

  • ACT or AccuPlacer Scores Submitted (AccuPlacer Testing can be scheduled on-site at the Northwest Tech campus)

Required items can be submitted in person at the Northwest Tech campus, via postal mail addressed to: Northwest Tech Admissions, 1209 Harrison, Goodland, KS, or through email communications with