School of Business & Applied Technology

The mission of the School of Business and Applied Technology at SOWELA is to provide students with knowledge and skills in business, technology, and related arts, in order to be successful in an ever-changing workforce.

David Shankle
Dr. David Shankle, Dean, School of Business & Applied Technology

Welcome from the Dean:
It is my honor to serve as Dean of the School of Business and Applied Technology. We have a wide variety of programs in our School including:

Each program is designed to help students gain the necessary skills to be successful in industry, or to transfer to a university to continue their education. Faculty members engage students with hands-on assignments to help foster a learning environment. From the completely online degree in Business Administration to the intricate labs of Drafting and Design Technology, the School of Business and Applied Technology places students in high-demand, high-wage careers.