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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology, MS (53-589) (33 hours)

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Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Technology will gain knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Manage complex project planning, implementation, and resources.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate, analyze workflow in a global technological society.
  • Identify, develop, and implement quality strategies and appropriate software applications.
  • Develop, evaluate, and integrate technological systems to meet strategic goals.
  • Develop advanced professional and personal competencies in technology, demonstrating concepts of a supply and demand society.

The Master of Science degree in Technology is focused on preparing students for professional positions in technology related organizations, enterprises, and activities. Graduates are prepared in a range of rapidly evolving technological disciplines, as entrepreneurs and members of an organizational enterprise. Applicants must hold an appropriate baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Students are able to select coursework to meet their individual career goals. The program of study will include a blend of advanced technologies, management, communication, safety, research, quality assurance and relevant computer applications depending on a specific discipline. Prior to admission to  this program, a student must submit to the graduate office all official transcripts indicating a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the undergraduate major, a “Statement of Purpose”, a Resume` including three contact references, and an application form.  Students selecting the thesis option must enroll in 3 hours for two consecutive semesters to total a minimum of 6 semester hours. A student must also pass a comprehensive examination before completion of the program. English writing scores require a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or score of 79 (IBT), or IELTS score of 6.0 before beginning graduate course work.

Approved Graduate Electives in Technology: 12-15 Semester Hours

(elect from the following)

Agriculture, Electronics Technology, Automation, Automotive Technology Management, Drafting and Design Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, General Technology, Lean Six-Sigma, Manufacturing Management, Network Security, or other approved areas. Graduate electives are to be taken at UCM and may include an area of study in technology

Minimum Graduate Hour Total: 33 Semester Hours

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