Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog Program: Technology Management M.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Technology Management M.S.

Technology Management M.S.

(36 credits)

Mission Statement: The master of science in technology management program provides a strong graduate education by integrating teaching with applied research in an engaging, challenging and supportive learning environment to prepare leaders to serve the technology needs of the State of Indiana, the U.S., and the international community. 

The Technology Mangement Program is meant to further the academic preparation and professional advancement of the baccalaureate graduate with a degree in, and professional orientation toward technology management or similar industrial-technical field. The program provides theoretical and practical learning experiences to prepare graduates for leadership positions in a relevant industry and/or prepare them for doctoral level programs such as the PhD in technology management. The technical concentration is meant to allow an individualized contract of study that can best fit the student’s prior course work, experiences, and goals.

Unconditional entrance to the program requires a baccalaureate degree closely related to one of following technical areas: automotive; manufacturing; mechanical engineering technology; packaging; or similar technical, engineering technology, or technology management field aligned with one of the concentration areas.

Technology Mangement Core (15 credits):

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MET 505 - Economic Analysis for Engineering and Technology 3 credits
TMGT 591 - Creativity and Ideation Techniques and Practice 3 credits
TMGT 601 - Technology and the Supervisor 3 credits
TMGT 607 - Statistics for Experimental Research in Technology 3 credits

Select one course from the following:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ECT 698 - Research in Electronics and Computer Technology 3 credits
TMGT 698 - Research Methods 3 credits

Concentration (15 - 18 credits):

15 hours required if TMGT 699 is selected for the Culminating Experience (below). 

18 hours required if TMGT 697 is selected.

Note:

Additional undergraduate course work may be required to correct deficiencies.

Automotive Concentration (15 - 18 credits)

The Automotive Concentration prepares individuals for career enhancement and or advancement within the automotive industry.

Select four courses from the following list:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
AET 532 - Parts Distribution and Marketing 3 credits
AET 533 - Service Facility Organization and Management 3 credits
AET 535 - Engine Thermodynamics 3 credits
AET 540 - Fixed Operations Management 3 credits
AET 557 - Fleet Management 3 credits
AET 558 - Technological Perspectives in Entrepreneurship 3 credits
AET 577 - Advanced Vehicle Technologies 3 credits

Electives:

     Select 3-6 credits in consultation with advisor

Manufacturing Concentration (15 - 18 credits)

The Manufacturing Concentration prepares individuals for certification and professions in Manufacturing, e.g, Manufacturing Engineer or Manufacturing Manager.

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MFG 671 - Systems in Manufacturing 3 credits
TMGT 563 - Quality and Process Control 3 credits
TMGT 571 - Production Planning and Control I 3 credits
TMGT 578 - Industrial Organization and Functions 3 credits

Electives:

     Select 3-6 credits in consultation with advisor

Mechanical Engineering Technology Concentration (15 - 18 credits)

The Mechanical Engineering Technology Concentration prepares graduates to have advanced careers in the analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, management, or technical sales of complex mechanical systems and processes.

Select four courses from the following:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MET 504 - Engineering Design and Management 3 credits
MET 605 - Advanced Economic Analysis for Engineering and Technology 3 credits
MET 608 - Application of Simulation Modeling and Analysis 3 credits
MET 610 - Vehicle Body Structure Design 3 credits
MET 611 - Experimental Design and Process Analysis 3 credits
MET 612 - Reliability, Maintainability, and Serviceability 3 credits
MET 614 - Logistics and Distribution Systems 3 credits
MET 633 - Computer Aided Graphics Software 3 credits

Electives:

  • Select 3 - 6 credits in consultation with advisor.

Packaging Concentration (15 - 18 credits)

The Packaging Concentration is designed to prepare technical managers for service in the field of packaging engineering and design.

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
PKG 582 - Package Development and Analysis 3 credits
PKG 584 - Packaging Design, Analysis and Testing— 3 credits
PKG 586 - Packaging Machinery Systems 3 credits
PKG 589 - Packaging Industry Projects 3 credits

Electives:

Select 3-6 credits in consultation with advisor

Note:

Additional undergraduate course work may be required to correct deficiencies.

Quality Concentration (15 - 18 credits)

The Quality Concentration prepares individuals for certifications in quality and professions in quality, e.g., Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, or Six Sigma. 

Select four courses from the following list:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MET 611 - Experimental Design and Process Analysis 3 credits
MET 612 - Reliability, Maintainability, and Serviceability 3 credits
TMGT 561 - Lean Six Sigma credits
TMGT 563 - Quality and Process Control 3 credits
TMGT 569 - Process Analysis and Improvement 3 credits
TMGT 665 - Quality Standards Leadership 3 credits
TMGT 669 - Quality Seminar 3 credits

Electives:

Select 3-6 credits in consultation with advisor

Culminating Experience:

Choose one course from the list below (3-6 credits):

Note:

A comprehensive examination may be required in each of these options.

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
TMGT 697 - Major Project 3 credits
TMGT 699 - Master’s Thesis 6 credits
Notes: