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Master of Science in Technology Management, MS
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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 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.
ACCT510Fundamental Accounting Principles and Concepts3 cr.
BUSN520/BUSN610Management and Marketing3 cr.
FINC510Foundations of Financial Management3 cr.
IAAS581Information Security and Assurance 3 cr.
MGMT535Managerial Communications3 cr.
STAT500Statistics for Business3 cr.
Technology Core Courses15 cr.
CISP600Information Systems Planning3 cr.
MGMT735Managing Projects3 cr.
NETW650Telecommunications and Networks3 cr.
TMGT655IT Service Management3 cr.
TMGT720Emerging Technologies3 cr.
Management and Leadership Core Courses15 cr.
ACCT640Managerial Accounting3 cr.
STAT615Analytical Statistics for Management3 cr.
TMGT685IT Change Management and Leadership3 cr.
TMGT750Special Topics: Think as a CIO3 cr.
TMGT788Applied Research Techniques for Technology Management3 cr.
Elective Courses - Select two of the following:6 cr.
ACCT625 Accounting Information Systems3 cr.
GPMT699Certified Project Management (PMP) Preparation3 cr.
IAAS660Project Management/Risk Mitigation3 cr.
IAAS672Banking and Financial Security3 cr.
IAAS710Application Security3 cr.
IAAS715Network Security3 cr.
IAAS738IT Business Continuity and Best Practices3 cr.
NETW670Contemporary Wireless Networks3 cr.
TMGT727Technology Entrepreneurship3 cr.
SABR781 or TMGT790Study Abroad Experience or Technology Management Internship3 cr.
Capstone3 cr.
CAPS798Technology Management Thesis3 cr.