School and Ranking Information
Most of the schools in the Westminster area with programs related to technology management are smaller schools. The top school in the area, however, is quite a large one, and it awards more graduate degrees than any other Colorado school. Based on available programs, popularity, and rankings, the following school is the top school in the area to study technology management:
- Winner : The University of Colorado - Denver (CU Denver) is a 4-year, public institution. It has one of the top 100 undergraduate business schools in the country. The university's Business School offers one graduate and two undergraduate degree programs that focus on management and information systems.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Colorado - Denver|
|Rankings||Tied for #93 in Best Undergraduate Business Programs*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||$9,625 (in-state), $26,105 (out-of-state)*|
|Technology Management Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's**|
|Technology Management Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||743**|
|Most Popular Technology Management Degree Level in 2013||Master's**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||41%**|
|Noteworthy||School is accredited by the AACSB, an honor only shared by 5% of schools worldwide|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator
University of Colorado - Denver
- Business school has a nationally recognized Center for Commodities. Students conduct research at the center
- Close ties to local industry: more than 150 business partners providing jobs and internships to students
- All business programs place an emphasis on a global outlook and gaining skills to succeed in many different cultures
Within CU Denver's Business School, students can choose from among ten academic disciplines in areas such as international business, information systems, accounting, marketing and global energy management. The Bachelor of Business Administration features 12 different concentrations while the Master of Science in Information Systems has six areas of specialization.
The Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Information Systems focuses on logical and analytical aspects of business. Students garner strong technical skills and administrative knowledge and apply them to deploying and administering information systems infrastructures.
The Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Management and Information Systems program covers information technology and how it affects businesses. Students learn how to deal with certain information technology (IT) issues, including how to implement and manage IT projects, deal with security and privacy issues and develop and acquire information systems.
The Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Business Intelligence features operational data and systematic tools, both of which can help students become strong decision makers. Students garner hands-on experience while they study data mining and visualization, online analytical processing, customer relationships and intelligent systems.