Certificate in Technology Management
The Technology Management master's degree concentration is offered online or on campus at the University of Denver in the evenings, or in a combination of both, to meet the needs of busy adults. The Technology Management degree concentration represents the convergence of business and technology and emphasizes the impact technology can have on strategic and operational objectives when applied through sound business management practices. With the right technical skills, combined with a strategic perspective regarding critical business needs, you'll be prepared to meet current industry demands, and positioned to meet the demands of tomorrow.
Graduates with a Technology Management master's degree concentration or graduate certificate become proficient in creating, managing, and using technology to accomplish strategic organizational goals as they expand and strengthen their knowledge and skills in creative thinking, strategic and tactical decision making, and global awareness. This applied Technology Management master's degree concentration offers professionals an opportunity to receive applied instruction from professional practitioners who bring deep expertise in business management strategies and their technological implications.
In addition to the practical education received online or on campus, Technology Management master's degree students will also receive a broader understanding of how related IT sectors impact their technology management roles. As a current or aspiring manager of a contemporary, technology-driven business environment, maintaining a firm grasp of IT fundamentals across converging technology domains is the key to success. In order to develop and implement structures and processes for effective and efficient business operation, knowing how other IT subjects will impact your specific technology management work gives you a competitive advantage. Customize your Information and Communications Technology master's degree through the innovative Professional Options Curriculum using our convenient online degree builder tool, which allows you to select courses that cater to your specific career needs.
This degree prepares students to:
-Understand the breadth and scope of the ICT industry and ICT technologies
-Analyze the trends that are transforming the industry
-Recognize how convergence is shaping future opportunities
-Develop the business skills needed to manage technical organizations
-Expand your knowledge of the global competition for markets and technical resources
-Convert the strategic application of technology into competitive advantage
-Foster innovation in your company, in your products, and in your career
-Apply the decision making and leadership skills you learn today to your job tomorrow
This program prepares students to:
-Assess current and emerging technologies in such areas as mobile applications, wireless networks, and cloud computing
-Define an enterprise architecture including hardware, software, databases, and communications networks and protocols
-Evaluate, select, and apply software design and development methodologies that incorporate software development, acquisition, and/or re-use
-Identify the operational and economic impact of system architecture and software applications in areas such as computer processing, data communications, network design, and software maintenance and support
-Apply best project management practices
-Apply good design processes and methods to develop production-quality systems
-Plan and evaluate, select, and apply appropriate systems and software quality assurance methods and tools
-Lead and coach others in the development of systems and software components
-Communicate effectively with technical peers, management, customers, and end-users
-Identify best practices in information assurance
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States. The commission sets a standard of integrity for universities, taking into consideration the academic mission, strategy, resources, assessment process, teaching effectiveness, student learning, usefulness of curricula, and community involvement.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: Master 48 Cert 24
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): On campus:506.00 Online:558.00 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999