Western Kentucky University

WKU-O Undergraduate Programs

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Technology is defined as any tool or operating system designed to improve the efficiency, quality and competitiveness of an organization. Technology Management at Western Kentucky University is a 2+2 program designed specifically for students who currently hold a certificate or associates degree from a technical school, two year college or 4 year institution. The TM program is a capstone program that provides a two year management emphasis for those working toward a supervisory position in industry. Graduates are empowered to obtain a position of leadership in business, industry or workforce development in support of innovation and global competitiveness.

 

Careers

- Systems Integrator
- Industrial Engineer
- Production Manager
- Quality Manager
- Industrial Trainer
- Project Manager
- Maintenance Specialist
- General Manager
- Plant Manager
- Quality Engineer

 

Coursework

For a listing of the coursework for this program follow this link to the academic plan.

 

WKU-O Requirements

120 college-level undergraduate semester hours including the following:
- 39 semester hours of General Education, or General Education Certified/Associate of Arts/Science degree from KCTCS
- 42 semester hours of upper-division credit (300-400 level courses)
- 30 hours must be earned in residence (at WKU), at least 16 of which must be completed after the semester in which the student earned a cumulative total of at least 90 hours.

 

Internship

Internships and volunteering provide more for students than just networking, wages (if applicable) and work experience. These opportunities provide students a chance to take a career path for a "test drive." Internships and observations give students the opportunity to compare career expectations to work life reality and take control of making life decisions about their career. Please contact WKU-Owensboro Career Services at (270) 684-9797 for more information or email david.powers@wku.edu for an appointment.

 

 

 Last Modified 5/30/14