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Do you want to learn the skills needed to drive innovation and business strategy? If so, Walden University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with a specialization in Technology Management may be right for you. Read on to learn more about this program.
Walden University's M.B.A. program with a specialization in Technology Management is designed to teach you the skills to combine business strategy and technology innovation. While enrolled in the program, you'll have an opportunity to learn how to create an environment that encourages innovation, identify emerging technology trends, and increase a company's competitive advantage. The curriculum mainly focuses on business-related courses but also includes two specialization courses, which outline strategies for advancing and implementing innovation and technology.
If you are interested in applying to this program, you should have a passion for technology, an interest in business strategy, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Walden master's programs also require a bachelor's degree or higher. Applicants may need to complete additional requirements for some programs.
The M.B.A. program with a specialization in Technology Management requires completion of 36 total semester credits. The degree program consists of foundation and core courses, specialized courses, and a four-credit capstone course.
After you have completed Walden University's M.B.A. program with a specialization in Technology Management, you could pursue positions with technology companies and firms. Some of these companies may manufacture cell phones, computers, audio and visual equipment, global positioning devices, or home appliances. As a job candidate, it will be beneficial for you to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills that will help you manage and lead groups, as well as the knowledge and background to think strategically. Potential job titles could include:
Career opportunities may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
Once you have earned your master's degree, you could also apply to a doctoral program. The technology management field is broad, and you could choose to study a specific sub-specialization area. Potential emphasis areas could include manufacturing systems, digital communication systems, and quality systems. Core technology management courses that may be offered in advanced-degree programs include the study of the impact of technology, strategic planning of technological processes, strategy for technical management and communications, development of technological systems, assessment, and innovation. Some doctoral degrees you could pursue are listed below; these are not institution-specific, but constitute a sampling of continuing education options for graduates.