Global Technology Management Focus Area
with elective options in Energy Technology & Policy and Educational Technology
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 - Global Technology Management (30 credits)
REQUIRED COURSES - 6 credits
EST 581 - Heuristics and Quantitative Decision-Making
EST 582 - Introduction to Systems Concepts
SELECTION OF AN ADDITIONAL 24 CREDITS
EMP 504 - Quantitative Methods in Technology Management
EMP 506 - Strategic Technology Analysis
EMP 517 - Quality and Value Management in Technological Systems
EMP 518 - Technology Project Management
EMP 530 - Introduction of Big Data and Data Science for Technological Management
EMP 531 - Data Mining for Technological Management (Prerequisite: one semester of statistics and computer programming)
EMP 532 - Big Data Systems for Technological Management (Prerequisite: one semester of statistics and computer programming)
EST 590 - Seminar for MS, TSM Students (highly recommended, assists with master's project)
EST 580 - Advanced Technology Assessment: Business, Government, and Strategy
EST 599 - Special Projects and Topics
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