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Technical Resource Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #921 (BCR) Carbondale, IL, United States| Online
The Technical Resource Management program at Southern Illinois University builds upon an individual's educational and occupational experiences with courses selected to meet technical career objectives. 
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Key Features

The curriculum is designed to develop foundational knowledge and insights to leading personnel in such areas as: quality control, labor-management relations, finance, business law, statistical analysis, and project management in order to direct sustainable business enterprises in an ever-changing business climate. Further, TRM specializations are designed to provide students with the 21st Century knowledge and skill sets to meet in-demand employment needs of the American workforce.

The Technical Resource Management degree at Southern Illinois University is a technical management "capstone" program offered at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. TRM is tailored for candidates on career paths for which there are no traditional baccalaureate degrees (or who simply wish to "keep their options open"). TRM students can choose from a variety of delivery formats including: traditional on-campus and online.

To prepare students to be effective in today's dynamic environment, practical applications of contemporary issues are incorporated throughout the program. Graduates of the TRM degree program are prepared to lead a multicultural workforce in today's global economy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Occupational Education
  • Occupational Internship 
  • Work-Study Internship
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Technical Career Subject 
  • Work Experience 
  • Sustainable Enterprises 
  • Quality Management
  • Project Management 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Choose from our more than 200 undergraduate programs (Majors) in eight different colleges. Determine if you meet our minimum requirements to a Bachelor's (undergraduate) program for:

  • freshmen - fewer than 26 college credits
  • transfer - more than 26 college credits
Submit an application and $40 fee on-line along with:
  • Transcripts from high school and/or college

English Proficiency

A financial statement - showing a minimum of $40,000 within the last 6 months 

No SAT is required for admission, unless you want to apply for a merit scholarship award (minimum SAT score required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1416 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1416 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carbondale

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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