Online Master's in Technology Management

Master of Business Administration - Technology Management

The fast pace of business has spurred the rapid invention, adoption and refinement of information technology. Businesses, more than ever, are leveraging these novel tools as a means to enhance operations and profitability in the global marketplace. Colorado Technical University offers an MBA with a concentration in Technology Management designed to help students prepare to assist and lead organizations in the planning, development, operation and management of information technology systems. This program will aim to teach you how to combine the technical aspects of information systems with the practical aspects of contemporary business.

For the fourth year in a row, CTU’s online Master of Business Administration degree programs are ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report*

CTU's MBA program can be completed in as little as 12 months1.

* Several CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 best online programs list.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

CLASSES START

  • October 01, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

Online MBA in Technology Management Program Details

  • Program Overview

    Effective April 3, 2018, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Colorado Springs and Aurora Campuses.

    The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Technology Management (MBA-TMAN) is a 48-credit-hour program offered online only. It includes 32 credit hours in the business administration core and 16 credit hours in the technology management concentration.

    The Technology Management concentration is for students who have a passion for developing and implementing new technologies and participating in training opportunities for new technical skills. This program is designed to help graduates prepare to assist and lead organizations in the planning, development, operation, and management of information technology systems. The program focuses on technology management and how to incorporate managerial skills in an organization as that relates to its business strategy and technology platform. Students will study how to assess IT capabilities and competencies for a competitive advantage, and manage and deploy technology to advance organizational goals and objectives.

    The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting 4
    ECON616 Applied Managerial Economics 4
    MGMT690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments 4
    FINC615 Applied Managerial Finance 4
    INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4
    MGMT600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making 4
    HRMT620 Strategic Human Capital Management 4
    MKTG630 Applied Managerial Marketing 4
    Total Credit Hours: 32
    Courses: Concentration
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    IT600 IT Management 4
    IT610 Relational Database Management Systems 4
    IT640 Networking and Telecommunications 4
    MGMT655 Management Capstone 4
    Total Credit Hours: 16

    Total Credit Hours: 48

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    The MBA degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This concentration is in alignment with the Business Information Systems Exam.

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  • Admission Requirements

    MBA Foundation Requirements

    The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is built upon the expectation that students will enter the program with a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Therefore the MBA requires students to have prior foundational knowledge in all core business disciplines to be successful.
    Students entering in the MBA program without an undergraduate degree in business will be required to successfully complete three MBA foundation courses (MGMT501, MGMT502, and MGMT503) covering the following areas of business: accounting; economics; finance; marketing; statistics; management; business law; ethics; business policy; business strategy; information technology; operations management; and global leadership.

    If the student can show evidence of a GMAT score of 500 or above the foundation requirements may be waived. Students that can show evidence of successfully completed business law and business ethics courses may have the MGMT501 requirement waived. Students continuing from any of CTU’s non-business bachelor programs are exempt from MGMT501, but must complete the other MBA Foundation Requirements. The foundation courses are also available to students with an undergraduate business degree who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas.

    MBA foundation courses must be completed prior to respective MBA required courses that hold MGMT501, MGMT502, or MGMT503 as a prerequisite. Students must successfully complete and pass MGMT501 prior to starting INTD670 and complete and pass MGMT502 and MGMT503 prior to the end of the first quarter. Students who do not meet the MBA foundation requirements will be withdrawn, canceled or transferred from the MBA program. Students must be able to exhibit proficiency by successfully completing the foundation course with a minimum 70% passing score. If after 5 attempts (applies to each course separately) students do not pass the foundation course, students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department if they have questions regarding these foundation courses, timeframes for completion, or for alternative programs of study as needed.

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1. As a master’s degree program, this program is designed as an 18-month program; however; many factors will impact your time to completion, including course loads, proficiency and/or transfer credits and breaks. Students who take 1-2 classes per session, may complete the program in as little as 12 months.