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The Science and Technology Management program is a rigorous degree plan that satisfies the industry's demand for technologically savvy business graduates with backgrounds in engineering. In the STM Program, students take engineering, math, and science classes while working toward a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. STM students develop a broad strategic perspective of business principles and acquire a solid command of the technical fundamentals of engineering. The STM Program's combination of engineering and business prepares students to manage effectively in highly technical business environments.

Declare This Major

Undergraduates currently enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin who wish to change to a business major need to apply for an internal transfer. McCombs School of Business accepts students for the fall semester, only. Students are encouraged to attend an internal transfer information session and check their eligibility to apply through the McCombs Internal Transfer website. Find out more about the internal transfer process, including the procedures, requirements to apply, historical summary of acceptance, and additional opportunities.

Prospective University of Texas at Austin students should visit UT Admissions to learn about the application process and how to declare a major.

Required Courses

View the School of Business undergraduate degree plans to learn more about the required courses for the Science and Technology Management major. Visit the course offerings page for up-to-date information on science and technology information courses offered through McCombs.


Along with the major's core requirements, STM students are required to take both business and engineering courses.

What can I do with this major?

Wondering how you'd turn this major into a career? Remember: your major does not always determine your career path. Career counseling and assessments at the Vick Center can help you explore.

Major ≠ Career

Graduates with this major pursue many different careers, depending on their interests and experiences. Make yourself more marketable by complementing this major with part-time work, volunteering, internships, a certificate program, or graduate school.

Experience + Degree = Career

The Career Service Offices in your college can help you with internships and jobs. They work closely with employers to help students prepare for career opportunities. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.


Students who enjoy high-tech environments, and want an edge in getting jobs in technical or consulting industries, will benefit from the STM program. STM graduates are in high demand for careers like financial management in technology firms, consulting in MIS/business/strategy, program management at technical firms (including project/procurement managers in the supply chain space), and the emerging field of quantitative analysis. Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, Intel, Shell, Target, and Texas Instruments are all companies that have hired students from the program.


  • Quantitative skills
  • Designing and improving systems
  • Understanding engineering principles applicable to business ranging from product design to organizational management
  • Computer literacy
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in the technical aspects of business
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Interest in science & mathematics