The MS in technology management is designed to provide students with a graduate management education that will help them further their leadership careers in technology and technology-oriented businesses and organizations. With technology innovation and commercialization occurring at an increasing pace and industries becoming more networked and global, business success depends on the successful management of technology. Companies are succeeding with rapid innovation, insightful technology integration, creation of focused technology organizations, and skillful management of complexity. The program addresses how to succeed in this marketplace and emphasizes leadership and management; special considerations of technology innovation, commercialization, introduction, and integration; and methods and approaches of systems thinking.

The program, designed for working professionals, starts in January and lasts for 16 months. Classes are held on the Arlington Campus on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The program is 36 credits and includes a capstone project and an international residency. The international residency is approximately 8 days abroad focusing on global topics in technology management.

Admissions

All students registering for School of Business graduate courses must have graduate standing.  Nondegree student status is not available. 

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Banner Code: BU-MS-TECM

Degree Requirements

Total credits: 36

Courses with variable credits (1-2) are established for each entering class to comply with the total hour requirement of 36 credit hours.

Coursework

TECM 601HiTech Business Models1
TECM 602Emerging Technologies and the New CIO1
TECM 611Leadership and Change Management2
TECM 614Financial and Cost Accounting2
Two credits of2
Economics of Technology Management
Two credits of 2
Decision Models for Technology Management
Two credits of2
Negotiation and Conflict Management
TECM 643Managerial Finance2
TECM 702Building High Performance Teams2
TECM 704Management of Technology Projects and Portfolios2
TECM 711Deriving Strategic Value from IT Investments2
TECM 720Competitive Strategy in Technology Industries2
Three credits of3
Technology Management Capstone Project
TECM 741Marketing of Innovations and Technology2
TECM 745Leading and Managing IT Operations2
TECM 746Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance2
TECM 747Information Assurance and Security Management2
Complete one of the following tracks:3
Global Track
Global Tech Management
Information Security Management Track
Security Risk Analysis and Assessment
IT Audit Control
Total Credits36