bachelor of Applied Science

Earn Your BAS Degree from the University of Michigan-Flint

Congratulations! 

You already earned your Associate’s Degree. You may already be working in your technical field. Now is the time to take all of your knowledge and experience and turn it into a bachelor of applied science degree from the University of Michigan, the most prestigious public university in the world. 

UM-Flint is your connection to that U-M degree. Offering an affordable and convenient education for professionals like you who have the know-how to accomplish great things. Our expert faculty and advising team will work with you so that you can earn your bachelor of applied science degree in as little as two years. 

According to 2019 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor, a person with a bachelor’s degree will earn $361 more each week than a person with an associate’s degree. Over time, those earnings will compound and set you up for a successful future.

Don’t stop now. You are on your way to a secure, successful future, powered by the excellence of a U-M education. Let us help you get there today.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree allows students with an education in technical fields to earn their bachelor’s degree. The BAS degree at UM-Flint allows students to create a program that fits their interests and needs. 

All AAS and similar degree concentrations are accepted toward the BAS degree, including such areas as business, construction, foods, graphic design, health, industrial management, and mechanical and electronic technology.

While most academic programs do not accept technical course credit, UM-Flint’s BAS program allows students to transfer technical course credit toward a bachelor of applied science degree.

You’ll have the flexibility to choose from more than 50 focus areas as part of your degree, ranging from accounting to radiation therapy. Many of these areas can be completed completely online. Learn more about your options in degree completion requirements.

Admission Requirements

Wondering if you qualify for UM-Flint’s BAS program? See if you meet these simple admission requirements. Also see Transfer Student Information in the Admission Information section of the Catalog for general admission requirements.

Degree Completion Requirements

You’ll work with a dedicated academic advisor to ensure that your degree pathway is tailored to fit your needs. In consultation with your advisor, you’ll pick one of two options below. Once you have selected your minor or disciplines, the necessary degree completion requirements must also be met.

Option 1. Complete a minor along with your degree.

Option 2. Fifteen credits in each of two disciplines of your choice. At least nine of those credits must be in upper-level courses (courses numbered 300 or above) with at least three in each discipline. See the disciplines available for BAS students.