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The objective of the Master of Science in Technology Management is to offer a high quality, interdisciplinary technical and business graduate curriculum in technology management for today's organizations. This program is designed to prepare graduates for a life-long career addressing critical leadership roles in private, public or government organizations. The MS in Technology Management combines a set of business and technical competencies to give Davenport University graduates the competitive advantages needed to lead information technology departments in the global economy.

All students admitted into the Davenport University Master of Science in Technology Management are expected to have the necessary information systems security and business foundations prior to entering the 600-level courses. Students that have not successfully completed equivalent undergraduate courses will be required to complete the following graduate level prerequisites or the undergraduate level equivalent course(s). A grade of "B" or better must be earned in each course to show proficiency.

Graduate level Prerequisites:
ACCT510  Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUSN520  Marketing and Management
FINC510   Foundations of Financial Management
IAAS581   Information Security and Assurance
MGMT535  Managerial Communications
STAT500   Statistics for Business

Students will apply leadership tactics, basic observational methods and logical reasoning to demonstrate best practices in problem solving with foundational knowledge in the following areas: industry regulations, network technologies, product and project management, risk mitigation, business continuity and information technology disaster recovery, total quality management, budgeting and return on investment by using appropriate tools, methods and applications. Students will also choose electives based on their career focus and complete a thesis under the direct guidance of a faculty member. The elective courses will provide an introduction to the different technical and administrative aspects of Technology Management. Topics will include: wireless networks, accounting information systems, banking and financial security, as well as leadership and change management strategies.

A thesis paper forms the Capstone of this Master of Science in Technology Management program. The Capstone is a comprehensive research paper encompassing the learning from the student's coursework in the program. Prior to enrolling in the CAPS798 Technology Management Thesis course, students must have both an approved Capstone Intent Form and an approved Research Proposal on file with the Program Director. The final thesis paper is to be completed under the guidance of your faculty advisor and/or university designated faculty member during the CAPS798 course. More details on the master's thesis and capstone process may be found in the Capstone Guidebook available from your faculty advisor.

Technology Core Courses 15 cr.
CISP600 Information Systems Planning 3 cr.
MGMT735 Managing Projects 3 cr.
NETW650 Telecommunications and Networks 3 cr.
TMGT655 IT Service Management 3 cr.
TMGT720 Emerging Technologies 3 cr.
Management and Leadership Core Courses 15 cr.
ACCT640 Managerial Accounting 3 cr.
STAT615 Analytical Statistics for Management 3 cr.
TMGT685 IT Change Management and Leadership 3 cr.
TMGT750 Special Topics: Think as a CIO 3 cr.
TMGT788 Applied Research Techniques for Technology Management 3 cr.
Elective Courses - Select two of the following: 6 cr.
ACCT625 Accounting Information Systems 3 cr.
IAAS660 Project Management/Risk Mitigation 3 cr.
IAAS672 Banking and Financial Security 3 cr.
IAAS710 Application Security 3 cr.
IAAS715 Network Security 3 cr.
IAAS738 IT Business Continuity and Best Practices 3 cr.
NETW670 Contemporary Wireless Networks 3 cr.
TMGT727 Technology Enterpreneurship 3 cr.
SABR781 or TMGT790 Study Abroad Experience or Technology Management Internship 3 cr.
Capstone 3 cr.
CAPS798 Technology Management Thesis 3 cr.