MS in Technology - Organizational Leadership
(33 credit hours)
In earning the MS in Technology with a focus on Leadership, you will complete three required courses designed to help you understand quantitative and qualitative data-driven decision-making principles in industry and technology and to develop relevant skills. You will complete an additional 24 credit hours to finish the degree.
Housed in the Department of Technology Leadership and Communication (TLC), the OLS focus offers you graduate courses such as:
- OLS 50100 Leadership and Ethics
- OLS 51500 Foundations of Human Resources
- OLS 57100 Advanced Project Management in Technology
- OLS 57400 Managerial Training and Development
- OLS 58000 Interpersonal Skills for Leaders
- OLS 58200 Leadership and Organizational Change
- OLS 58300 Coaching and Mentoring in Organizations
Most of these courses are offered online for your convenience.
Students completing the MS Technology with a focus area in Organizational Leadership work as:
- Project Managers
- Manufacturing Supervisors
- Organizational Leaders and Managers
- Production Control Managers
- Human Resource Development Specialists
Plan of Study
Your plan of study can be customized to your interests and goals. Each Master’s degree plan of study consists of a primary area and a related area.
Required Primary Core MS in Technology Courses (9 credit hours)
TECH 50700 Measurement and Evaluation in Industry and Technology
TECH 50801 Quality and Productivity in Industry and Technology (pending approval)
OLS 57100 Advanced Project Management in Technology
Related Area of Study (18.0 – 21.0 credit hours)
At least six of the remaining 24 credit hours must come from the Leadership focus area list of courses. You may select the remaining credit hours from the Technology Leadership and Communication Department or from other departments with the approval of your graduate advisor.
The MS in Technology has two options: Directed Project or Courses-Only.
|Courses Only Option||Directed Project + Courses Option|
For more information about the Directed Project, see the Appendix A of the graduate program handbook.
For MS in Technology admissions information, visit this page.