2024-2025 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

Technology Management M.S.

The Master of Science in Technology Management Program is designed to fulfill the educational needs of students and working professionals whose career paths are directed toward management in technologically-oriented organizations.

Course and Capstone Requirements:

The Master of Science in Technology Management is a 33-credit master’s, consisting of three different plans. Plan A is 30 credits plus a three-credit thesis; Plan B is 33 credits with comprehensive exam; and Plan C is 30 credits plus a three-credit applied research project.

a. All three plans have a core curriculum as follows:

TM 500Product Life Cycle Management


TM 551Project Management


TM 562Supply Chain Strategy


TM 572Innovative Leadership


TM 510Industrial Operations Management



SCLM 510Industrial Operations Management


TM 561Application of Lean Principles



SCLM 561Application of Lean Principles


b. Directed electives.

These are graduate courses in technology at the 400- and 500-level, as approved by a faculty advisor. This allows the student flexibility to develop a specialization. Students selecting a strand will take four courses in that strand, five if the Plan B option is chosen.


Some examples could include, but are not limited to:

Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Environmental and Occupational Safety

Computer Networking

c. All three plans have capstone course requirements of 0-3 credits.

Plan A:

TM 599Thesis


Plan B:

Comprehensive Exam

Plan C:

TM 595Applied Research Capstone Project


Total Credit Hours: 33

Note: No more than nine credits at the 400 level, as approved by the graduate advisor, may be counted toward the graduate planned program of study.