M.S. in Technological Systems Management

Technology Management Area of Interest

with elective options in Energy and Environmental Systems

M.S. in Technological Systems Management is a highly focused program that prepares students for a variety of positions related directly to managing the technical operations and process systems of global organizations.

The goal of the program is to introduce students to modern technologies with an emphasis on learning diagnostic, quantitative and analytical methods and skills. The central objectives of the program are; to teach students how to use technology to conduct business, and how to apply emerging technologies to improve operations.

The program is best suited to students having achieved engineering and other technical degrees as Undergraduates. Typical career paths in this program may lead to positions such as; Technical Operations Manager, Director of Alternative Energies, Research and Development Officer, Laboratory Manager, Information Technology Manager, or Engineering Manager.


Course of Study

M.S. Degree with a concentration in Global Operations Management (30 credits)
with elective options in Energy and Environmental Systems

CORE COURSES - 6 credits
EST 581 - Methods of Socio Technological Decision Making
EST 582 - Systems Approach to Human- Machine Systems

REQUIRED COURSES - 18 credits
EMP 502 - Engineering Economics
EMP 504 - Quantitative Methods in Management
EMP 506 - Engineering Enterprise Management
EMP 524 - Supply Chain Management
EMP 518 - Program / Project Management
EMP 517 - Quality Value Management

ELECTIVES - 6 credits (choose two)
EST 562 - Decision Support Systems
EMP 507 - Research and Special Topics in Global Industrial Management
EMP 521 - New Product Development and Design
EMP 522 - Strategic Marketing:  Planning and Process
EMP 523 - International Business and Management
EMP 525 - Technology Assessment
EST 580 - Advanced Technology Assessment (Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus)
EST 583 - Electric Power Systems (Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus)
EST 592 - Sustainable Energy (Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus)
EST 594 - Diagnosis of Environmental Disputes (Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus)
AMS 553 - Simulation and Modeling (Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus)
MAR 587 - GIS: Display and Analysis of Environmental Data (Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus)

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