Top Schools for Technology Management Master's Degree Programs

As a graduate of a technology management master's degree program, you can pursue managerial or other senior-level positions in the IT field. The following top schools were chosen for their national university rankings as well as their technology management programs' hands-on training opportunities and specialization options. Schools offering Information Technology - Project Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

#1 Georgetown University in Washington, DC

In 2014, Georgetown University was U.S. News & World Report's 20th ranked national university. It's home to a Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management program designed for IT managers and business professionals who want to develop their leadership skills. In addition to a general program track, you can pursue concentrations in health information technology, systems design and management, information security and project management. Core courses address systems and financial analysis. The remaining coursework varies depending on your concentration area and can cover topics ranging from enterprise and e-business architecture to software testing and human/computer interaction.

  • School Address: School of Continuing Studies, 640 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • School Phone Number: (202) 687-8700

#2 Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon placed 23rd in U.S. News & World Report's national university rankings for 2014. The school's Information Networking Institute offers several technology management master's degree programs, including a Master of Science in Information Security Technology and Management. This 16-month program combines management courses on information security policy and risk analysis with classes in networking and security. You can also select a cyber forensics and incident response focus. Other programs include a Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in software management. You'll spend the first two semesters in this program completing interdisciplinary coursework on Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus and the remaining time completing hands-on projects in Silicon Valley.

  • School Address: Information Networking Institute, 4616 Henry Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • School Phone Number: (412) 268-7195

#3 Columbia University in New York, NY

Columbia University was ranked 4th among national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2014. Its Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program can be completed in 16 months and is designed for IT professionals with at least ten years of experience. Instruction is delivered online, though you must also attend five in-person residencies. There are two residency tracks available, so you can choose between attending sessions at Columbia's New York City campus or at the Columbia Global Center in Paris. Core courses cover such topics as IT operations management, personnel management and project realization. To complete program requirements, you must also undertake a master's project where you'll design and plan for the development of a new technology.

  • School Address: Columbia University School of Continuing Education, 203 Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
  • School Phone Number: (212) 854-9666

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