Admission decisions are made by the admission committee and are based on:
- previous academic accomplishments
- demonstrated potential for graduate and professional success
- references and test scores
- work experience
MS in Technology Management Admissions strives for balanced geographic and industry representation in the makeup of each class. Admissions will notify applicants in writing as soon as a decision is made.
Target Prospective Student Audience
GRADUATE TRACK: for recent graduates with limited work experience. Preference in admission given to students with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) degree.
This track enables you to gain a valuable business perspective about how companies use, manage, and consider technology. This added perspective will provide you with a portfolio of skills to make you a technology leader and set you apart from others. The program will uniquely groom you for leadership roles in any organization that uses, deploys, creates, or shapes technology. You will improve your understanding of business and enhance your opportunity to move quickly toward positions of responsibility and broader scopes.
Track academic schedule: mid June through mid-May, with an optional business internship
ADVANCEMENT TRACK: for experienced professionals from any background with more than two years of full-time work experience
You will gain an understanding of the synergies amongst technology, finance, and business strategy; improve your analytical problem solving skills; and enhance your critical thinking skills. This program will also deepen your understanding of business and management and enhance your performance as a manager. The curriculum approaches technology from a business perspective, emphasizing the strategic issues that confront senior executives today. Through a deeper understanding of the varied facets of business technology and how they are interrelated you will be prepared to take on a leadership role in any organization.
Track academic schedule: (Orientation begins mid-August) late August through late July
- Completion of a bachelor's degree or the equivalent with a
'B' or better grade point average (3.0 on 4.0 scale) from an
accredited college in the United States or a recognized institution
- For international applicants where English is not their primary language, a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 103 iBT, 254 computer-based or IELTS of 7.0 or higher is required to be admitted full status. Lower scores may be considered based on the complete admission application.
You will note that the MS in Technology Management Program does not require the GMAT or GRE especially for the Advancement track because the program is designed for experienced managers and the length and nature of work experience is an important criterion for admission. If, however, an applicant has taken the GMAT or GRE and wishes to submit the scores with his/her application, the scores will be taken into account during the application review process. This is particularly useful for applicants who have recently graduated and have limited work experience.