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MS in Eng Tech Mgmt

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The Master of Science in Engineering Technology Management (MSETM) develops leaders to support the needs of the modern world-wide industry. The curriculum enhances both career and personal objectives. Graduates of the program are equipped to manage organization resources, lead technological change, and strategically integrate higher level knowledge within their companies.

Engineering Technology Management is vitally important for both private and public-sector organizations that must manage the fast pace of technological change. Today, all businesses and public organizations are managed with and through technology. Understanding the technological basis of management activities is essential for modern management. For example, information technology is used in planning and controlling operations and in marketing. Product and production technologies are used in designing and producing products. Service technologies are used in delivering services. Technologies impact the entire organizational structure and its operation.

The MSETM provides a broad-based core of management competency in the central business functions, along with a deep understanding of the technologies that enable specific business capabilities. Courses develop technical management competency while allowing the student to customize their depth of study in specific technologies that enhance long-term professional career goals.

The purpose of this program is to develop leaders with skills, knowledge, and vision to manage changing business needs for economic and community development that increases international competitiveness.

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