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Master of Science Technology Management


MS - Program Requirements

Greg A. Phelps, Ph.D., Dean, School of Business & Communication

J.L. Turner Leadership Center, Room 207

(270) 384-8234         phelpsg@lindsey.edu

 

Philip C. Yoho, D.B.A., Director of Graduate Business Studies

J.L. Turner Leadership Center, Room 108A

(270) 384-8183     yohop@lindsey.edu

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lindsey Wilson College Master of Science in technology management (M.S.T.M.) program is to provide a quality graduate program building upon undergraduate studies and experience in management and technology to serve a newly evolving portion of the business world.

 

M.S.T.M. program graduates will enjoy a wide range of career options and greater earning potential. An M.S.T.M. degree will prepare graduates for managerial positions and to develop needed skills to start their own business within the technology area.

 

Curriculum

The Lindsey Wilson College M.S.T.M. program is a 35 credit hour course of study that is offered through a combination of hybrid and fully online courses. The program is designed to integrate academic concepts and work experience through educational coursework and case studies. Students are also required to enroll in an internship that connects course content to the employment settings.

 

  1. Core Requirements: 35 hours
  • Organizational Communications (MBA 5013) – 3 hours
  • International Business Management (MBA 6033) – 3 hours
  • Organizational Behavior (MBA 6083) – 3 hours
  • Computer & Network Security (MSTM 5003) – 3 hours
  • Disaster & Recovery Planning (MSTM 5013) – 3 hours
  • Emerging Technologies (MSTM 5023) – 3 hours
  • Information Infrastructure (MSTM 5033) – 3 hours
  • Internship (MSTM 5901) – 1-2 hours*
  • Issues in Cyberlaw (MSTM 6003) – 3 hours
  • Management Information Systems (MSTM 6013) – 3 hours
  • Project Management (MSTM 6023) – 3 hours

 

*Students enroll in the internship for 1-2 hours per semester for a required total of 5 hours.

 

TOTAL HOURS: 35 credit hours

 

Exit Assessment

To graduate the program, all students must successfully complete an exit assessment. The exit assessment requires the following:

  • Successful completion of program key assessments;
  • Completion of the M.S.T.M. Exit Exam (fee may apply); and
  • Completion of the M.S.T.M. Exit Survey.

 

Admission

Program Application Procedure

Applicants to the M.S.T.M. program will need to:

1.        Complete the Graduate School Application for Admission form, which must be submitted online with non-refundable fee of USD 100.00;

2.        Submit official undergraduate transcripts from regionally accredited institutions documenting the completion of an undergraduate degree; and

3.        Submit GRE or GMAT scores taken within the last five years; required minimum scores:

a.        GRE – 150/Verbal, 150/Quantitative Reasoning; 3.5/Analytical Writing, or

b.        GMAT – 550.

 

Students who have not taken undergraduate courses in technology and management may want to consider taking coursework prior to enrolling.

 

GRE/GMAT Waiver

In order to be considered for admission to the M.S.T.M. program without submission of a GRE or GMAT score, the student must have earned an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

 

International Student Application Procedures

An international student’s success will rest on the ability to understand, read, write, and speak English as all classes in the program are delivered in English. Thus, in addition to the application materials required of students from the United States, international students applying to a graduate program must provide proof of English proficiency based on:

  • TOEFL minimum score:
  • Internet-based (iBT): 79 composite with 21 writing and 19 reading,
  • Paper-based: 550, or
  • Revised Paper-delivered: 21 writing and 19 reading;
  • IELTS minimum composite score of 6.5;
  • English is the student’s native language; or
  • Student completed undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. institution.

 

Students who fail to demonstrate English proficiency may still be considered for admission but will be required to successfully complete a provisional ESL (English as a Second Language) course before being officially accepted into the program and enrolling in classes.

 

Transfer of Credit

The program will accept up to six credit hours in transfer for equivalent courses from regionally accredited institutions of higher education.

 

Graduate Credit without the Bachelor’s Degree

The following criteria apply to those students who wish to enroll in master’s coursework but who have not earned a bachelor’s degree:

  • Undergraduates must have senior status;
  • They must have a cumulative quality point average of at least 3.00; and
  • They must have the permission of the director.

 

No coursework applied toward undergraduate graduation requirements may be counted toward requirements for a graduate degree. A maximum of nine graduate credit hours may be taken by an undergraduate.