Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM)

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Add an innovative business mindset to your background

Learn to approach technology through a strategic business lens with our master’s in technology management (MSTM) program.

Designed for learners with undergraduate degrees in fields related to science, technology, engineering, business, and math, this program focuses on innovation and business leadership. Develop the skills to become a purpose-driven manager who implements innovative solutions in today’s technology-driven business world.

  • 12-month, on-campus program
  • 1 client-based business practicum or internship
  • STEM-designated – 36 months OPT eligible
  • $42k/$56k tuition and fees (resident/non-resident)
  • Scholarships available
  • Stackable credit toward iMBA program



Hands-on coursework combining technology and business

Rooted in innovation, the MSTM curriculum combines management skills with your business or STEM background. You learn to lead and adapt by solving problems through real-life, client-based projects.

Land careers with top employers

Become an in-demand candidate for high-impact positions where you can make strategic decisions and lead teams to success. With one-on-one advising and integrated career support, the MSTM program has a high success rate of helping graduates attain jobs that use their skills.

The MSTM degree is STEM-designated, which may allow international students to remain in the US for up to 36 months on the Optional Practical Training (OPT) STEM extension.

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Gies Business student ambassadors are here to share their experience. They can explain what the master's in technology management program is like and how it’s helping them combine business with technology to solve business problems. Plus, they can talk to you about the surrounding community and what it’s like to live on campus.

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Engage in a variety of organizations and events

Gies Business students gain access to a wide variety of registered student organizations, events, and resources within the College and across campus.

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Is this an IT or technical program?

The one-year, STEM-designated MS in Technology Management degree from Gies College of Business is themed in innovation and business leadership. It aims to develop future managers who are able to look at technology through a business lens and implement enterprise-wide business solutions to lead businesses to success in the highly competitive and technology-driven business world of today. This is a general management degree and is not a technical degree.

Is the GRE/GMAT optional?

Yes, this test is not required, but it can help your application particularly if you have a low GPA, but it will not hurt you if you don’t include it.

Is this a STEM-designated program?

Yes. This program qualifies for a 36-month OPT extension for qualified international students.

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Apply to the MSTM program today!