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Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management

Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management program is designed to help students develop management and critical-thinking skills to lead IT programs and organizations. Learn more about Georgetown University's MPS program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management

School Offering Program:

Georgetown University

Program Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management program must provide transcripts showing a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Students should have an understanding of information technology and possess strong critical-thinking and organizational skills. All applicants to Georgetown University must have a high school diploma; some programs may have additional admission requirements.

Program Description:

Students could learn methods and techniques for leading IT teams and projects for organizations. Learners can explore the ethics behind business management and law as well as theories applied to planning, implementing, and evaluating technology programs. Some courses may delve into prioritizing business needs while considering staff and users' capabilities and examine practical ways to allocate a company's financial technology assets. The Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management program at Georgetown University also gives students the chance to attain professional skills in system design, health information technology, project management, information security, or international development through an optional concentration. Learners also have the opportunity to gain real-world knowledge and apply practical management techniques through a technology capstone project.

Learning Format:

Online, on campus, or a combination of both

Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Georgetown University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management:

The curriculum for this program is offered either in an online, on-campus, or blended format. Students enrolled in Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management program are not eligible to use transfer credits for core or foundation courses and must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 throughout coursework. Students must complete three credits in elective courses in addition to classes in their optional concentration. Students who decide not to pursue a concentration complete 15 total credits of electives classes from any concentration courses listed. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change; contact Georgetown University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (6 credits)

  • Ethics in Technology Management
  • Capstone Course

Foundation Courses (9 credits)

  • Managing Technology
  • Systems Requirements
  • Financial Analysis for Technology Managers

Elective Courses (3 credits)

  • Students choose one course. Students who choose not to declare a concentration complete 15 credits.

Optional Concentration Courses (12 credits)

Students who choose a concentration will take four courses in one of the following areas of study:

  • Information Security
  • Project Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • System Design and Management
  • International

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students may wish to further their education with a PhD or a DIT in the technology field. Areas of study range from computer programming and systems management to health information technology and business and administrative leadership. These programs could lead students into academia and higher education. Doctoral opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science and Technology
  • Doctor of Information Technology (DIT)

Career Paths:

Students who complete the MPS in Technology Management program could be able to recognize the vision of a company or organization and meet their technology needs through evaluation and innovation. They could work in computer systems design, finance, information management, and manufacturing. With a degree from Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management program, graduates may be interested in the following career paths:

  • Chief information officer
  • IT project / program manager
  • Network / systems engineer

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