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Master of Science in

Technology Management

Part-time, fully online. Your master's degree is within reach.

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Why Technology Management at Brandeis?

Leverage technology to influence organizational strategy

Today's most efficient and successful businesses, governmental organizations and enterprises all recognize IT as a strategic business motivator rather than simply as a cost center, and invest in their IT operations and technical personnel to increase their value in the face of rapidly changing conditions.

As a student in the online Technology Management program at Brandeis GPS, you'll learn alongside working professionals looking to advance their careers along with their educational goals. The program will equip you to:

  • Leverage innovations to solve anticipated and unplanned technology issues.
  • Make operational and strategic decisions regarding organizational investments in technology. 
  • Develop and lead technical teams toward accomplishing organizational goals. 

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The 30-credit part-time, online master's degree has six required courses and four electives.

Courses

Part-time, fully online, financially accessible

The 30-credit Information Technology Management master's degree has six required courses and four electives. Required courses provide students with a focused education surrounding fundamental topics in the field, while electives build upon specific professional skillsets and allow students to enrich and round out their studies.

Sample Fall 2018 curriculum 

Please note that available courses are subject to change.

Required courses

  • Communication for Effective Leadership 
  • Perspectives on Information Technology
  • Strategic Information Technology: Operational Strategy
  • Strategic Information Technology: Organizational Strategy
  • Organizational Leadership and Decision Making
  • Managing Change and Innovation 

Sample electives

  • Managing Technology Professionals
  • Legal and Ethical Practices in IT
  • Negotiating and Conflict Resolution
  • Managing Change and Innovation

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The technology management industry

Gain insights into the field

Technology management professionals transform the way businesses operate. Today's most valuable IT leaders recognize, develop and implement technological opportunities to give their organization and competitive edge in the marketplace.

Our students work or have worked at prestigious organizations such as:

  • EMC
  • Analog Devices
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Raytheon
  • RSA Security
  • Mathworks
  • Parametric Technology Corporation
  • Cisco Systems

Technology Management students often hold job titles such as:

  • System Specialist
  • Network Engineer
  • Vice President of Database Infrastructure
  • Business System Analyst
  • Communications Officer
  • Helpdesk Supervisor
  • Implementation Delivery Specialist
  • Associate CIO
  • Project Manager
  • General Manager
  • Manager of IT

Our students

By the numbers

The program is 69% male and 31% female.

281 students have graduated from the program since it launched in 2004.

48 students are currently working toward their Technology Management degree.

“As an online learner at Brandeis GPS, I found the coursework and support resources convenient and accommodating. In fact, I rarely felt as though my studies were an interruption. What I learned was immediately applicable, and I continue every day to benefit from the understanding the courses gave me.”
— Scott Paddock, GPS Student

Technology Management

Meet our featured faculty

Our Technology Management faculty understand the challenges of modern industry. Whether they’re spearheading genetics research at leading pharmaceuticals or designing biological models, they structure their GPS curriculum to draw on real-world expertise and connections that ultimately help our students advance their career goals. Here is a sampling of our Technology Management faculty:

  • Patricia Steiner brings over 20 years of experience to the business community with specializations in leadership, strategic planning, organization and process improvement, and employee advocacy. She has been a guest speaker for many organizations including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), The Small Business Administration, The Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, Boston University, The Society for Software Quality, and Cornell University. Among other accomplishments, Patt holds a degree in Music Performance, and has performed with the Boston Pops, the Florida Symphony, the Oakland (CA) Symphony, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Steiner completed her doctoral work in Leadership at Northeastern University.
  • Raj Heda has over 14 years of work experience in various Information Technology areas with web development, consulting, leadership, and project management skills. He has co-authored a book on Agile Project Management and is currently working on a book on Root Cause Analysis. He has a Master's degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University and is a certified PMP. 
  • Cynthia Phillips, PhD, has a background in software development, requirements engineering and information systems management. She has also taught a variety of industry seminars and has been involved in online education at Brandeis having developed a number of degree programs at GPS. 

Visit the Rabb School faculty directory for a full list of Brandeis GPS faculty.

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