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Technology (Transfer Program)

Bachelor of Science Degree

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The Technology (transfer program) at the University of Central Missouri prepares individuals for a professional career in business. This program builds on technical courses of an associate degree in the field of applied sciences and technology. Thirty-eight semester hours of junior/senior division coursework in the major must be taken through UCM.

The Technology curriculum concentrates on technical management courses that include quality supervision, scheduling/ control, engineering principles, safety, work design, ergonomics, plant layout, cost estimating, and team problem solving.

In addition to these studies, the transfer student will also need to complete additional general education courses, which can be taken at any accredited two-year or four-year college or university, as long as they are equivalent to UCM's courses. Currently, we have program options in Manufacturing, Management, Construction, Electronics, General Technology, Quality Systems, and Virtual Media.

Student Involvement

Student Organization of Construction Managers (SOCM), and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) relate to this degree program.

Professional Accreditation

University of Central Missouri's baccalaureate programs in automotive management, computer-aided drafting and design, construction management, and electronics are accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Scholarships & Financial Aid

UCM's Student Financial Services Office offers nearly $7 million in merit-based scholarships each year to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, special talents, or potential in a specific field of study. The primary mission of the office is to help students and their families identify and apply for appropriate financial resources to help pay the educational and living expenses they'll incur to attend UCM. Student Financial Services may be reached at 660-543-8266 or visit their website at In addition, the School of Technology offers a wide variety of scholarships. Students may also compete for School of Technology scholarships, including Dougherty, Kay, Walker, and Weisel scholarships from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and its foundation, as well as the Grinstead Scholarship.

Career Services

UCM's Office of Career Services assists students seeking internships, summer and campus jobs, part-time, and full-time employment. They also provide assistance with writing cover letters and resumes and offer a career library, mock interviews, and career counseling. The office also serves representatives of business, government, industry, and education who are looking for prospective employees. Over 700 employers visit UCM each year to conduct interviews on campus. Career Services may be reached at 660-543-4985 or Visit their website at

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