Online Master of Technology Management

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An online Master of Technology Management could lead to a career as an information technology manager, chief information officer or an IT management administrator. Possible coursework could include legal and ethical decision-making, corporate finance, managing technology, emerging technologies and strategic project management. Keep reading to learn more!
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Online Master of Technology Management

An online Master of Technology Management is aimed at engineers, scientists, IT leaders, business leaders or anyone who needs to understand both business and IT. Students enrolled in this program will gain business, management and technology knowledge and skills. Businesses need individuals with business savvy and technical expertise to leverage and manage technology to give their company a competitive advantage.

Career Opportunities for an Online Master of Technology Management

Typical Careers

The following is a list of careers typically pursued by those with a master's degree in technology management, accompanied by their median annual salaries as supplied by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov, for May of 2006:

  • Information Technology Manager: $101,580
  • IT Management Administrator: $64,670
  • Database Developer: $88,000

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for those with a degree in technology management is good. The demand for IT and computer administrators and developers is expected to grow much faster than the average. Even so, competition will still be keen.

Degree Specifics for an Online Master of Technology Management

Coursework

Curriculum for an online Master of Technology Management program covers topics in the areas of business, computing and engineering. Required courses will depend on the track that the student chooses as a specialization. Programs are generally quite flexible to allow students to customized their program of study to suit their specific interests. Courses may include the following:

  • Economic analysis
  • Marketing
  • Corporate finance
  • Database systems
  • Web Technologies
  • Computer Networks
  • Management of Technology
  • Emerging Technologies

Skills You Will Learn

Graduates with a Master in Technology Management are skilled professionals who can deploy and develop technology for a variety of businesses or industries. They will have the skills and knowledge to leverage technology in order to improve a business's core performance. Specific skills acquired may include the following:

  • Strategic business skills
  • Technology skills
  • Technology management skills
  • Ability to evaluate emerging technologies
  • Ability to apply technology strategically within a business environment

Popular Schools

  • Campus and Online Programs
    1. Louisiana State University Shreveport

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics Concentration
      • Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics Specialization
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: Information Technology - Project Management
      • MSM in Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology
      • Master: IT/Information Security and Assurance
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
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    Iowa State University

  • Online Programs Available
    5. Tulane University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Online Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Claremont Graduate University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Information Systems & Technology

Featured Schools

Louisiana State University Shreveport

  • Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration - Data Analytics Specialization

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Kaplan University

  • Master: Information Technology - Project Management
  • MSM in Information Technology
  • Master: Information Technology

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Georgetown University

  • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management

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Tulane University

  • Online Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Management

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Claremont Graduate University

  • Master of Science in Information Systems & Technology

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