Master of Business Administration in Technology Management

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Why an MBA in Technology Management?

Technology has continued to play an increasingly important role in business and is now one of the core components to every organization’s operations. With numerous IT-related updates, analyses and projects taking place at every company each year, managers with a thorough understanding of technology are needed to coordinate and supervise the implementation of these projects. These managers must also evaluate new technology, make recommendations to executive management, maintain the IT budget, and manage personnel in one or more technology departments. Information technology managers must be knowledgeable on the different types of technology required for projects and the skill set of the organization’s technical staff. In addition, this position may be responsible for online and network security.

Program highlights

To effectively manage technology resources within the business framework, an MBA degree with a Technology Management focus provides instruction in analyzing technology systems issues facing companies in today’s market. This degree also explores the cornerstones of business: accounting, marketing, ethics and business law, strategic planning and management. Real-world scenarios will be studied and discussed.

Graduates of the MBA – Technology Management


Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate analytical skills in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, leadership, information systems, operations, and strategy.

2. Plan change efforts, negotiate consensus, and act as a leader to solve organizational challenges.

3. Analyze ethical obligations and prepare responses to complex legal and/or ethical situations.

4. Analyze the impact of diversity on the organization, work with constituents to identify global challenges, and propose solutions to the challenges.

5. Evaluate internal and external information to inform decision making, and present findings in written and/or oral formats to a variety of audiences.


Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

6. Evaluate alternative solutions to complex technology management challenges.


Those who have earned an MBA – Technology Management degree are not only very knowledgeable about technology in general–they are also effective leaders. Professionals with this credential are hired by employers to make decisions regarding technological needs on behalf of their company, and they are expected to take into consideration how those decisions will impact other departments and the consumer.
Career titles include (but are not limited to):

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Director of IT
  • Vice President of Information Technology
  • Project Manager
  • Senior IT Auditor
  • Product Manager
  • IT Security Manager 


A minimum of 39 semester credit hours is required for graduation.
MBA Courses and Descriptions

Special Admissions

Students must have a bachelor's degree with a major in business or a related discipline to be admitted to this MBA program. Students without a bachelor’s degree in business or a related discipline must enroll in the Master of Business Administration in Business Management (MBABM) program.


All courses, 30 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisiteCredit Hours
MBA 600Leadership and Organizational BehaviorMBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 606Research and Decision MakingMBA 530 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 615MarketingMBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 621Financial and Managerial AccountingMBA 520 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 626Information Systems and TechnologyNone3.0
MBA 631Operations and Project ManagementNone3.0
MBA 639Managerial EconomicsMBA 530 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 645FinanceMBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 690Strategic PlanningMBA 520, MBA 530, & MBA 540 or equivalent coursework3.0
MBA 691Graduate Capstone ProjectFinal semester3.0


NumberRequired Course NamePrerequisiteCredit Hours
MBA 674Technology and InnovationNone3.0

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may select any of the following courses.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisiteCredit Hours
MBA 671Project Management in TechnologyMBA 6313.0
MBA 672Information Security and PrivacyNone3.0
MBA 673Systems Analysis and DesignNone3.0

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