Degrees and Programs

Associate of Technical Study

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Why Choose Technical Study?

The Associate of Technical Study degree uses courses from existing two-year technical programs along with the Wright state core courses to fulfill a unique educational need. This program is intended to be flexible, allowing you to design a program that fits your career goals and interests. You will develop, with the guidance of a designated academic advisor, an individualized technical program.  This individualized program must establish an educational goal and include a concentration of courses required to accomplish that goal.

The flexibility and freedom of this program makes it a good fit for adult and returning college students who may be unsure what degree program to choose. Transfer students or students interested in switching majors will find a way to finish their degree and graduate quickly.


Because of the flexibility of this program, you can go on to work in many different fields and industries. There are many acceptable subject areas that you can complete in this program:

  • SkillsTrac
  • Office Information Systems
  • Graphic and Multimedia Design
  • Technical Management
  • Accounting
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Economics
  • Food and Agricultural Systems
  • Law Enforcement
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Real-World Experience

We arm you with the knowledge and experiences you need to transition from student to professional. Some courses offer hands-on experience through a variety of community-based programs, service-learning opportunities, internships, and research projects.

Academics and Curriculum

View Associate of Technical Study program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.


Review the admission requirements and complete the admission application. Identify whether you will be majoring in technical study.

If you are a current student and wish to change majors, go to the WINGS Express major/minor change request form and change your major. If you are an undecided/exploratory student, talk to your advisor about majoring in technical study.

Contact Information

Michael Epley
Academic Advisor


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