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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT • 39 CREDITS • TECH MGMT MS
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 graduate level prerequisites listed below* or the undergraduate level equivalent course(s). A grade of "B" or better must be earned in each course to show proficiency.
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.
***Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for the program sequence. (pdf download)
|*Graduate Level Prerequisites||(24) cr.|
|ACCT510||Fundamental Accounting Principles and Concepts||3 cr.|
|BUSN520/BUSN610||Management and Marketing||3 cr.|
|FINC510||Foundations of Financial Management||3 cr.|
|IAAS581||Information Security and Assurance ||3 cr.|
|MGMT535||Managerial Communications||3 cr.|
|STAT500||Statistics for Business||3 cr.|
|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.|
|GPMT699||Certified Project Management (PMP) Preparation||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 Entrepreneurship||3 cr.|
|SABR781 or TMGT790||Study Abroad Experience or Technology Management Internship||3 cr.|
|CAPS798||Technology Management Thesis||3 cr.|