Occup. Studies - Industrial Technology Emphasis (BS)

Program at a Glance

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Darden College of Education: Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies
Cost: $316-345 per credit hour *
Required: 36 credit hours from ODU (120 total)
Learning Environment: Online synchronousAccess course material online from any location and participate in regularly scheduled online class meetings.

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An Occupational Studies degree with an Industrial Technology Emphasis prepares you to enter the industry as a supervisor, technical manager or trainer. Industrial Technology is primarily involved with the management, operation, and maintenance of complex technological systems.

This program is designed to produce a technical generalist who is competent in assessing problems and proposing solutions to improve productivity related to product specifications, materials and processes, industrial control and information systems, and manufacturing production.

Occup. Studies Industrial Technology Careers

  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Process Supervisor
  • Production Supervisor
  • Quality Systems Engineer
  • Technical Specialist
  • Industrial Trainer
  • Plant Manager
  • Industrial and technical sales, design, and testing


Talk with an advisor to determine how your credits will transfer. The curriculum sheet below can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

Learning Environment

Courses in this program are offered in this technology:

Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.


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Admission Information

This is a degree completion program.

Explore Monarch TRANSFERmation to see how courses you've completed may transfer to ODU. To have an advisor review your transcripts, contact your nearest ODU extended classroom site or call 1.800.968.2638.

For this program, you will need to be accepted into ODU as a degree-seeking student.

Calculating Cost

Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification Cost per credit hour
Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile) $316
Students living outside of Virginia $345
* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile $874

Rates are effective Fall 2015 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.

For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.