Master - Technology & Innovation Management: Computer Science

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Northcentral University's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program with a specialization in Computer Science offers an overview of foundational computer science principles while also providing you with the knowledge and skills to make technology-based improvements within an organization. You can learn more about this online master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management with a specialization in Computer Science is designed to prepare you to analyze an organization for potential technology-based improvements, design solutions, and communicate those changes in order to create positive change in an organization. You'll be able to learn about algorithms and programming languages, distributed computing systems, computer network security, data mining, and software and engineering. In addition, the program concludes with a capstone course where you can apply everything you've learned to a real world organizational issue.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are considering applying to NCU's MSTIM program with a specialization in Computer Science, you should be interested learning more about the principles of computer science and methods for integrating computer technologies into your organization. All applicants to Northcentral University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete 30 credit hours. Twelve credits will be from required foundational courses, 15 credits will be from specialization courses, and three credits will be from a capstone project.

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
TIM 5001Changing Times: Managing Technology & Innovation in the 21st Century
TIM 5010Computer Networks & Mobile Computing
TIM 5020Databases & Business Intelligence
TIM 5030Managing Risk, Security, & Privacy in Information Systems
Specialization Courses
TIM 6101
or
TIM 6110
Principles of Computer Science

Programming Languages & Algorithms
TIM 6120 Distributed Systems
TIM 6130Data Mining
TIM 6301Principles of Cybersecurity
TIM 6140Software Engineering
Capstone Course
TIM 6010 Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed the Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program with a Computer Science specialization, you could have the computer knowledge and leadership skills to seek a variety of positions in the technology field. You may choose to seek positions where you can implement new technology systems or procedures to organizational problems. Some possible job positions may include:

  • Computer technology consultant
  • Director of information technology
  • Chief technology officer
  • Computer security analyst
  • Technology manager