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MSTIM in Engineering Management

Northcentral University's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program with an Engineering Management specialization is designed to help students gain advanced managerial skills and knowledge that are applicable to the engineering field. Keep reading to learn more details about this online master's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management with a specialization in Engineering Management

School Offering Program:

Northcentral University

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Program Prerequisites:

Potential students of the MS-TIM in Engineering Management program may already have a background in engineering and interest in growing their managerial skills. All applicants to Northcentral University's online graduate programs should already possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

NCU's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program in Engineering Management provides students with the opportunity to study advanced topics related to leading engineering and information systems teams and/or projects within their organization. In the core courses, students could study business intelligence and computer networks as they learn about ways to identify and implement technology improvements within an organization. Other topics likely to be addressed in the specialization courses include engineering laws and legal implications, IT project management, software tools used for systems analysis and design, enterprise data warehouse design and management, and steps for implementing total quality management practices.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

30 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loans or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.

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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management with a specialization in Engineering Management:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Northcentral University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements (15 credits)

  • TIM 5001: Changing Times: Managing Technology & Innovation in the 21st Century
  • TIM 5010: Computer Networks & Mobile Computing
  • TIM 5020: Databases & Business Intelligence
  • TIM 5030: Managing Risk, Security, & Privacy in Information Systems
  • TIM 6010: Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation

Engineering Management Specialization Courses (15 credits)

  • TIM 6601: IT Project Management
  • TIM 6210: Quality Management
  • TIM 6420: Data Warehousing & Decision Support
  • TIM 6220: Engineering Law
  • TIM 6430: Systems Analysis & Design

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students may choose to continue their education though a doctoral program after earning the NCU's MS-TIM in Engineering Management program. A doctorate-level degree could help them prepare for executive-level career options or for positions in postsecondary teaching or research. Some of the programs they could consider include:

  • Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management - Engineering Management
  • Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management - IT Project Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration - Management of Engineering Technology

Career Paths:

Once they have completed Northcentral University's MS-TIM program a specialization in Engineering Management, graduates could apply for leadership or supervisory positions in engineering firms or manufacturing companies. Job responsibilities could include overseeing IT and engineering project schedules, budgets, staffing, and implementation. They could also consider engineering positions within government agencies or technical consulting firms.

Some possible job options include:

  • Engineering Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Engineering Management Consultant

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