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Applied Administration

Applied Administration

What can I do with this major?

Related Careers

An applied administration program can allow students to pursue business goals, and is ideal for students and working adults who want to move into supervisory leadership or administrative positions. Depending on a student's chosen field of emphasis, careers options may include healthcare manager, human resource manager, or supervisor. Graduates of the program may become administrators and/or supervisors in:

  • Business-related organizations
  • Law offices; may also satisfy bachelor’s degree requirement for admission to law school
  • Healthcare administration, including but not limited to medical and diagnostic laboratories, general medical and surgical hospitals, and physicians’ offices
  • Computer networking, programming and integrated technology for various organizations
  • Construction projects
  • Non-profit organizations

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities can be pursued in the following areas and many others:
Management | Banking | Sales | Community Development

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
Attorney | Financial Analyst | Community College Instructor

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • *Technology Management (MS)
  • *Health Administration (MS)
  • *Public Health
  • Teaching
  • Data Analytics (MS)
  • Security Management
  • *Law (LLM, JD)
  • Non-Profit Management
  • *Library Science
  • *Health Education (M.Ed.)
  • *Physical Therapy (DPT)

UHD Community Partnerships

Local organizations have offered internships or field experience to students.

  • Lone Star College
  • FSR Services
  • USPI
  • Northside Imports Houston
  • SafeKick Americas
  • Lone Star College
  • Modi Law Firm
  • Klass Time
  • Shiftgig
  • TNRG
  • SK Pacific
  • AIG
  • MassMutual Greater Houston
  • Academy Sports & Outdoors
  • Security America Mortgage
  • Dale Guidry State Farm Insurance
  • The Houston Wave
  • FirstService Residential Houston
  • Vector Marketing
  • Journey of Faith UMC
  • United Surgical Partners Intl
  • Designimations
  • Houston Community College
  • GCCSA/KIPP Explore
  • DOW Chemical
  • HFF


What is a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Applied Administration?


The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Applied Administration (BAAS-AA) is designed to offer students the opportunity to develop competencies, skills, and the foundation preparation for promotion to administrative and supervisory positions in organizations. Students must have completed an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree that includes an integrated block of workforce development technical/occupational courses that develops skills/knowledge needed for employment.