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Technology Management (MS)

The Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM) prepares you to rapidly respond with innovative solutions and help lead any organization in a dynamic, technology-driven, and competitive global business environment.

This STEM-designated program is designed both for experienced engineers who would like to advance their careers in management and for business managers who are facing the challenges of implementing complicated enterprise-level systems. 

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UMass Dartmouth advantages

  • Complete the 30-credit hour curriculum in one calendar year on a full-time basis
  • Maximum flexibility with online, blended, and face-to-face classes
  • Provides high value and high quality
  • Taught by leading scholars supplemented by a cadre of seasoned practitioners
  • Opportunity for networking and dialogue with other professionals and faculty

Program requirements

The MSTM program offers a unique combination of operations management and management information system courses. Its technological perspectives will inspire you to create innovative solutions to operational problems and to execute inventive new operational strategies.

The program consists of 30 credit hours:

  • 8 required core courses
  • 2 required elective courses

Core courses focus on

  • analysis and strategy 
  • technology, management, and leadership

POM 651 Creating Value Through Operations Analysis
POM 677 Logistics Strategy and Management
POM 681 Business Analytics and Data Mining
POM 682 Technology Management Strategies
MIS 650 Information Technology Management
MIS 675 Advanced Project Management
MIS 681 Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management
MIS 685 Enterprise Systems: Theory and Practice

Elective courses

Students may choose two elective courses from the following:

ACT 650 Accounting for Decision Making
MIS 672 Digital Economy and Commerce
POM 675 International Supply Chain Management
POM 679 Management of Health Care Operations
MGT 659 Strategic Management
MKT 650 Marketing Strategy

Other approved engineering and/or MBA courses

Prerequisite or additional requirements (as needed)

3 required foundation courses are not counted toward the degree

ACT 500 Financial Accounting
FIN 500 Finance and Economics for Managers
POM 500 Statistical Analysis

Candidates must submit the required application materials and application fee to the Graduate School. Applications are reviewed and judged on the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate degree: Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended.
  • Official GMAT (or equivalent) test score or GMAT can be waived
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a faculty member and one from an employer.
  • A personal statement (minimum 300 words) explaining the applicant's career goals and motivation for the degree.
  • Current resume
  • Candidates whose Bachelor’s degree was not earned in an approved English language country must submit either the TOEFL exam (minimum score of 80 internet-based or 550 paper-based) or IELTS exam (minimum band score of 6.5)

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Contact

Bharatendra Rai

Professor / Chairperson
Decision & Information Sciences
Charlton College of Business 326

508-910-6434
brai@umassd.edu


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