Earn Your Online Master’s in Technology Management

Become an Effective Leader in Business and Technology

Propel your career forward with a Georgetown degree.

Georgetown University’s online Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management prepares professionals with the skills to effectively lead in both technology and business sectors. This transformational online degree develops the next generation of balanced leaders and senior technologists by coupling business management acumen with proficiency in emerging business technologies.

Students in the online Technology Management degree program learn from Georgetown faculty, who are among the most renowned thought leaders in the Washington, D.C. area. Students can expect a unique and flexible learning experience focused on management, strategy, ethics, and industry trends. People who apply to the Technology Management program tend to be deeply interested in the latest technological developments and business leadership principles as they relate to technology management.

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. We look forward to you joining us.

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A Balanced Technology Management Curriculum

Gain the team and project management skills necessary to become an effective leader in the technology field. The curriculum of Georgetown University’s online Master’s in Technology Management program focuses on integral business skills in addition to technological proficiencies and current industry issues.

The Master’s in Technology Management curriculum consists of 10 courses totaling 30 credit hours, offering you a balanced mix of theory and practice in the technology industry.

Courses you may take in this program include:

Ethics in Technology Management

Acquire a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security, and cybercrime.

Managing Technology

Gain theoretical and practical experience in using information technology to support organizational decision-making processes. You will examine the requirements of an organization to optimize its competitive strategy and core competencies. You will learn different tactical, strategic, and organizational factors relative to various information systems, as well as how to gauge the effectiveness of an organization’s information technology program. You will explore tools and techniques related to hiring, developing, assessing, and retaining staff—as well as theories/methods of managing remote workers and virtual teams.

Enterprise Modernization

This course changes every dimension of an organization—how it views itself, responds to its needs, and conducts its business. Explore modernization strategies needed to leverage technology to drive transformations across the enterprise and to achieve outcomes that improve business efficiencies, reduce cost and establish an effective partnership between IT and business. Analyze the core outcomes that must be achieved by an IT organization to fundamentally shift the paradigm of being seen as a cost driver to one of an efficiency enabler as it leads modernization and technology assertion across the organization.

Information Security

This course is designed for managers and executives involved in the protection of IT systems. Learn to anticipate information security threats and to develop effective strategies to defend against them. Master the core concepts of information security. Study cryptography and information security of operating systems, applications, databases, and networks. The course will be taught from a managerial perspective, focusing on risk management, economics and policies, including legal and privacy issues. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.

Learn On Your Own Terms

Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies is committed to empowering highly motivated students to pursue their passions and accelerate their careers while maintaining the balance they need in their professional and personal lives. Taking online classes enables you to earn your degree from almost anywhere. Our courses are asynchronous, so they are not offered at specific times, allowing you to fit them into your schedule.

Measurable Career Growth and Advancement

IT managers play important roles in fields as diverse as information security, big data analytics, computer systems design, and high finance. Technology Management alumni are prepared to enter many industries and take on a variety of leadership roles, including:

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Program Manager
  • IT Project Managers
  • Systems Analysts
  • IT Consultants
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Information Security Consultant

Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers a wide range of degree programs and applied learning experiences to an inclusive community of students and professionals. These programs combine theory with practice through rigorous curricula built on a foundation of ethical values.

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