Achieve your bachelor's degree 100% online

Embark on a groundbreaking journey with Palo Alto College's first-ever fully online Bachelor of Applied Technology in Operations Management. Save time and money while gaining essential business, finance, and cutting-edge technology skills in this career-focused program.

Secure a Bachelor's in Operations Management


Bachelor of Applied Technology in Operations Management

at Palo Alto College

A fully online bachelor's degree that's designed to set you apart from the competition. Students will be prepared with business, finance, technology, and human resource development skills to coordinate and oversee the delivery of goods and services to customers.

Your next success awaits. Take the first step.

A new degree program offered at a well-established institution

Proudly serving the South Texas community since 1985, Palo Alto College (PAC) remains dedicated to providing career-aligned programs and accessible resources that can ensure your success. Choose PAC to help you unlock the goals you've always dreamed of achieving.


Flexible start dates

Choose from 5 program starts per academic year:







8-week accelerated courses

All 30-hour upper-division business courses are designed for eight weeks, allowing you to focus on one or two courses at the same time.


Available 100% online

With work, family, and earning a degree, online learning can accommodate your busy schedule.


Affordable tuition rates*

Alamo Colleges offers the best value in town for Bachelor's programs. Our programs have an average annual cost significantly lower than most four-year schools, providing substantial savings.

*Tuition rates apply exclusively to students enrolled in fully online courses.

Worried about book costs? You're covered with AlamoBOOKS+!

Effective in Fall 2023, book rentals are included in your tuition.

You'll have access to the resources and quality college experience made for your success.

Learn more: AlamoBOOKS+

Get the support that's made for you

We know how getting started feels, so we're here to help. Chat with us here or fill out this form to connect with us.

AlamoONLINE Enrollment Coaches can:

• Help you start the application process

• Guide you in the enrollment process for fully online courses

• Connect you to registration with a college advisor

• Refer you to services available to online students

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Elevate your skill set

You will earn industry-aligned skills that may set you apart from other job candidates.


Develop business plans for internal and external stakeholders to guide your journey.


Execute a well-defined project using Project Management techniques.


Perform a comprehensive analysis of organizational metrics and qualitative data.

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Career Outlook

Earning a Bachelor of Applied Technology may be the right decision for the future economy. The Texas Workforce Commission projects

job openings in 2030

for the operations management industry in Texas. The projected number of Texas graduates with a bachelor's degree in this area of study was 6,168 in 2021 (Texas Higher Education Accountability System), far short of the industry need.

Your new journey awaits. Get started today.

First, apply to the Alamo Colleges

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Apply and get accepted to college!

Applying is free and easy. Visit to complete your application. 

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Most students qualify for financial aid. 

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Next Steps

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Access Student Portal

The Alamo Colleges District uses ACES as the online student portal for all of your information and can be accessed at

  • You will receive your ACES login information via email within 3-5 days of submitting your ApplyTexas application.
  • Be sure to complete the AlamoENROLL GoFAARR and Test Prep modules located in the "Start Here" tab.
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Select the link in the top-right corner of ACES to access your student email.

Submit Documents

You’ll need to gather and submit several important documents, including:

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You don’t have to wait to gather your paperwork. Start submitting these as soon as you apply. 

Get Registered

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Orientation and Registration

Celebrate your transition to college! You'll learn more about your college programs and services at New Student Orientation (NSO), which is required for all new and transfer students.

Once you attend NSO, you'll be able to meet with an advisor and register for classes. 

Learn more about NSO 

Make Payment

After you’ve registered, you’ll need to make sure your tuition has been covered by financial aid or your payments have been made to avoid having your classes dropped. 

View Registration and Payment Calendar

Questions about paying for college?

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Learn more about the program,

including core curriculum, program requirements, and more.

Take a deeper dive

About AlamoONLINE

What "fully online" means for you

You can earn your college degree or credential online with a learning style that fits you best. Our five Alamo Colleges offer online courses in two learning modes:

Asynchronous online learning
Students access their courses each week at any time.

Synchronous online learning
Students log in and participate in class at a specified time each week via Zoom or video conference.

No matter which mode you select, our Alamo Colleges are here to ensure you meet your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

At the Alamo Colleges District

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from:

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