The Stevens Master of Science in Technology Management for Experienced Professionals (MSTM) is a 36-credit degree program designed for experienced professionals having more than five years of work experience who are motivated to become transformational business leaders in technology and management. Students gain cutting-edge knowledge in product and process innovation, entrepreneurship and strategic project management and learn how to lead in today’s progressive, competitive business world.
Graduates gain the skills to understand and leverage today’s rapidly changing technological landscape to solve challenging business problems, position technology effectively to reach business goals and lead innovation across organizations.
Work with faculty members who were industry leaders at Fortune 500 companies and government agencies and daily practitioners of the skills they teach. This program offers a unique blend of small class sizes, intense collaboration and professional networking opportunities. Graduates leave Stevens with better communications, interpersonal and team skills to plan, implement and manage leading-edge practices in technology management.
The MSTM curriculum consists of 12 courses completed in six trimesters. The courses are supplemented by ramp courses, workshops and practicums utilizing business simulation tools that reinforce classroom concepts, while providing students with experience in running a high-tech company. The courses comprising the curriculum include:
- Technology Leadership Development in Technical Organizations
- Marketing Strategy
- Strategic Business Management
- Financial Analysis for Technological Organizations
- Technology Strategy
- Project Management and Leadership
- Global Business and Markets
- Corporate Entrepreneuring
- Leading Creative Collaboration
- Human Centered Design Thinking
- Integration and Application of Technology Management
Courses are scheduled on alternate Saturdays on the Stevens campus. In the final semester, the capstone course involves five consecutive Saturday sessions on the Stevens campus. Students complete their MSTM degree in 21 months. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the Babbio Center for Technology Management.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The 21-month MSTM program is the flagship management program at Stevens providing a combination of business and technology management skills that prepare you for leadership in the rapidly evolving technology sector. The program is specifically designed for experienced professionals (at least five years of work experience) wishing to move to a broader role in management at the intersection of technology and business.
MSTM focuses on the effective management and use of technology in technology-intensive businesses. It integrates business and technology topics focused on educating participants to manage technology creatively in order to enhance business competitiveness in a global business environment. It incorporates general business skills, such as finance and marketing, with emphasis on development of technology management skills encompassing technology strategy, emerging technologies and corporate entrepreneurship to assure alignment of technology development with business strategy.
The program has many unique advantages that distinguish it from other programs of this type. Further, on completing the MSTM program, students have the option of continuing in a 5-course extension leading to an MBA degree in Technology Management. The extension program is also open to previous MSTM graduates. [More information]
The nationally recognized, award winning MSTM program combines courses in technology and business management in a career-enhancing, integrated educational experience. The curriculum delivers a unique combination of academic knowledge and hands-on application enabling you to immediately implement classroom principles in the work place.
The EMBA program curriculum consists of the same courses that comprise the MSTM program, but includes an additional four courses designed to broaden and strengthen competence in business and technology management disciplines. Students whose objective is the Techno MBA degree normally enroll in the MSTM program first , and subsequently switch to the four-course EMBA extension program after completing the MSTM degree requirements.
Designed for Working Professionals
As a working professional, we know you want to enhance your skills without disrupting your career. That is why the instructor-led, MSTM/EMBA program takes place at the weekends on alternate Saturdays. Classes are held in the Babbio Center for Technology Management on the Stevens Campus in Hoboken. This option means no disruption of your weekday work schedule while leaving time for personal commitments on alternate weekends.
Collaborative learning and lifelong connections
In addition to the coursework, students learn from the collective knowledge of fellow students who have five to over twenty years of work experience and represent a range of organizations and job functions. The team-oriented environment provides intellectual stimulation and mutual support. The connections you will make in the classroom, and as part of the alumni community will result in a strong professional network after graduation.
Balancing job, school and family can be daunting. To support your success in the program, we provide you with dedicated administrative support and specialized services so you can focus totally on learning.