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Howe School of Technology Management
Graduate Programs

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Business success in the 21st century is increasingly dependent on the strategic development and use of technology. This is a complex challenge as the solutions to many business problems rely on the convergence of a number of technologies and their proper alignment with customer requirements and business strategy. The educational and research programs of the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management focus on this intersection of business and technology. Our educational programs are directed at:

  • Technology professionals wishing to acquire communication, business knowledge and management skills
  • Business professionals wishing to learn about technology and the management of technology.

The Howe School offers the following masters degree programs:

  • Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A)
  • Master of Science in Enterprise Project Management (MS-EPM)
  • Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
  • Master of Science in Management (MSM)
  • Master of Science in Telecommunications Management (MSTM) 
  • MBA in Technology Management (MBA)
  • MS-MBA in Technology Management (dual degree)
  • Master of Technology Management for Experienced Professionals (EMTM)
  • MBA in Technology Management for Experienced Professionals (EMBA)
  • PhD in Technology Management

This catalog describes each of these degree programs in detail.

Educational Approach

The Howe School?s graduate programs are designed to maximize the management potential of each student. The 3-course Howe School ?Career Options? allow Master of Science and MBA students to specialize in a number of areas ranging from soft skills development (technology leadership) to technical specialties such as Advanced Technologies and Business Intelligence and Analytics. Students may also choose electives from other schools at Stevens.

Howe School faculty members are leaders in research and education in the business and technical disciplines that are relevant to decision making, innovation and action in an increasingly global, technology-driven world. Our educational programs provide students with knowledge that is both rigorous and relevant. Of equal importance, our programs emphasize the holistic development of each individual student through the development of life-long skills and abilities such as oral and written communication skills, team participation and leadership, and ethical reasoning.

Ethics and Communications Education

Ethics Workshop: The ethics requirement is part of the course work for Mgt 609 - Introduction to Project Management. Students are automatically enrolled in MGT 899 - Ethics Workshop at no cost. This workshop carries zero credit and will not appear on the student?s official transcript.  Completion of all exercises and the survey associated with the Ethics Workshop is sufficient to satisfy the ethics requirement.

Communication Skills: Written and oral communications training and assessment are conducted in conjunction with the required courses MGT 699 Strategic Management and TM 612 Regulation and Policy in the Telecommunications Industry (for Telecommunications Management students.)  Students in these courses are automatically enrolled in MGT 898: Writing Support and Assessment Program* at no cost.  This online workshop carries zero credit and will not appear on the student?s official transcript. Students who do not pass the written assessment will be required to take MGT 897: Online Writing Tutorial.

* A lab fee of $50 is associated with this class.

Stevens Undergraduates in Simultaneous Degree or Deferred Graduate Credit Programs

Undergraduate students with junior or above standing who have at least a 3.0 GPA may obtain permission to take graduate courses by completing a study plan with the Program Director and submitting it to the Registrar?s Office. Registration in graduate courses requires permission of the course instructor. Undergraduate students are not permitted in the Master of Science - Information Systems program or courses. Students must obtain a signed certification of standing prior to seeking permissions. This form is available from the Registrar?s Web site.  

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Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A)

The M.S. in Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A) is designed for full-time and part-time students who have undergraduate degrees in science, mathematics, computer science or engineering. The program will prepare analytical thinkers who can pursue careers in a variety of industries. The BI&A program blends courses in databases, data warehousing, data mining, social networking and risk modeling. The program is both theoretical and applied. Each course combines relevant theories and techniques with a number of examples and student exercises that illustrate industry applications of data analytics. A number of industry-oriented capstone courses provide opportunities for students to apply the concepts, principles, and methods they have learned to real problems in an application domain of their choice.

Degree Requirements: The MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics consists of 12 courses (36 credits).

Admission Requirements:  The BI&A program is designed for  students with a strong technical background in mathematics, economics, engineering, or computer science: 

International students for whom English is a second language need a TOEFL score of 550 (213 for computer-based, 80 for internet-based) to be considered for admission to the graduate program.  The subsections of the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Verbal and Writing) are evaluated by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) coordinator at Stevens  and if  there is a weakness in proficiency in any of the subsections, the student will be placed upon arrival  in an appropriate English course -  English Language Communication (ELC)  - offered by the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens. Students receive a grade for the class based on attendance, participation, completed assignments, and a final presentation and paper, which serves as a post- test. Students are required to take the ELC course in their first semester. International students are also required to submit GMAT (or GRE) test scores.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply at any time during the year.

Prerequisites: 4-year undergraduate degree; calculus (1 year); at least one course on linear algebra, one course covering basic probability, hypothesis testing, and estimation; programming experience; GMAT or GRE test scores.

STRUCTURE OF THE BI&A  PROGRAM

The 12 required courses for the BI&A lie in six subject areas that conceptually comprise the field of BI&A. The program culminates in a ?practicum? course that applies the concepts and techniques learned in prior courses to real-world problems in an industry of the student?s choice. Oral and written communications skills, analytical thinking and ethical reasoning are emphasized throughout the curriculum.

Organizational Context

MGT 615 Financial Decision Making

Data Management

MIS 630 Strategic Data Management
MIS 636 Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Optimization and Risk Analysis

BIA 650 Process Analytics and Optimization
FE 635 Financial Enterprise Risk Engineering

Statistics 

BIA 652 Multivariate Data Analytics
BIA 654 Experimental Design

Data Mining and Machine Learning

MIS 637 Knowledge Discovery in Databases
BIA 656 Statistical Learning & Analytics

Network Analytics

BIA 658 Social Network Analytics
BIA 660 Web Analytics

Industry Practicum (Choose one of the following)

BIA 680 Applied Analytics in the Life Sciences
FE 670 Algorithmic Trading Strategies

During the practicum, students will work closely with a company on specific real applications, perhaps as part of an internship program.

Other Electives

Many electives are available for qualified students who waive one of more of the required courses (e.g., MGT 615). For example:

Computer Science

CS 506 Introduction to IT Security
CS 538 Visual Analytics
CS 559 Machine Learning
CS 578 Privacy in a Networked World
CS 581 Online Social Networks
CS 586 Machine Learning for Gaming
SOC 653 Introduction to Text Mining and Statistical Natural Language Processing

Finance

MGT 625 Investment and Capital Markets

Financial Engineering

Many Financial Engineering electives are available to BI&A students

Information Systems

MIS 760 IT Strategy
MIS 730 Integrating IT Architecture
MIS 641 Marketing Online

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Master of Science in Enterprise Project Management (MS-EPM)

The Master of Science in Enterprise Project Management (MS-EPM) is a 36-credit degree program that blends courses in strategic perspectives, project planning, project portfolio management, and cross-project leadership for an applied curriculum that teaches you to manage and serve as a leader at an enterprise level.

This curriculum is a strategic Project Management (PM) program that goes beyond the traditional tools, tactics, and PMI Certification preparation taught in most PM programs.  The Stevens EPM program will prepare students to:

  • Lead transformational, large-scale projects and project teams across units, enterprises and multiple organizations; 
  • Gain insight and skills pertaining to leadership, cultural and behavioral project environment 
  • Lead change and span boundaries across complex enterprise systems
  • Bridge cultural and organizational gaps

This program offers a unique blend of small class sizes, intense collaboration, and global professional networking opportunities.  Graduates will leave Stevens with better communications, interpersonal and team skills to plan, implement and manage complex enterprise level projects.

Degree Requirements: Twelve graduate courses (36 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Science or twenty graduate courses (60 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA). 

Admission Requirements: The Master of Science in Enterprise Project Management is designed for working professionals who want to excel in managing enterprise-level projects, programs, portfolios, and project management offices. Applicants should have a minimum of one year work experience.

Applicants who do not meet this work experience requirement, but have outstanding academic records, may be considered for admission. Admission to the program requires a bachelor's degree with at least a "B" average, and two letters of recommendation. Meeting minimum admissions standards does not guarantee admission; minimum requirements serve as a guide to you as to the minimum expected qualifications necessary to be considered for admission.

International students for whom English is a second language need a TOEFL score of 550 (213 for computer-based, 80 for internet-based) to be considered for admission to the graduate program.  The subsections of the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Verbal and Writing) are evaluated by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) coordinator at Stevens  and if  there is a weakness in proficiency in any of the subsections, the student will be placed upon arrival  in an appropriate English course -  English Language Communication (ELC) - offered by the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens. Students receive a grade for the class based on attendance, participation, completed assignments, and a final presentation and paper, which serves as a post- test. Students are required to take the ELC course in their first semester. International students are also required to submit GMAT (or GRE) test scores.

Students are encouraged to apply at any time during the year. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. 

Prerequisites A semester of introductory calculus (MA 501 or equivalent).

CURRICULUM OF THE MS-EPM PROGRAM

The Master of Science in Enterprise Project Management (MS-EPM), a 36-credit degree program (12 courses) that blends courses in strategic perspectives, project planning, project portfolio management, and cross-project leadership for an applied curriculum that teaches you to manage and serve as a leader.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

Rapid advancements in technology, dynamic markets, and the changing global business environment have led to intense global competition in which shorter product life cycles and efficient and effective computing services are a competitive necessity. Information systems professionals are required to identify innovative opportunities for leveraging IT for competitive advantage. Close alignment of IT and business is essential. Organizations can ill afford IT professionals that are not effective at working closely with their business partners and business people need to better understand how to work closely with their IT partners.

This program is designed for information systems professionals seeking to advance their careers in the IT function or as IT experts in other areas of business. It is also suitable for business professionals looking for ways to leverage their IT resources. In addition to strong practical, real-world IT and management skills, graduates of the program leave with improved communication, interpersonal, and team skills. 

The MSIS program prepares students for careers such as: Business Analyst, Internal IT Consultant, IT Manager, Management Consultant, Data Analyst, Knowledge Manager, Social Media Expert and Technology Specialist. 

In addition to a number of off-campus (corporate-sponsored) programs, the MS in Information Systems degree is offered on campus on weekdays and Saturdays and via WebCampus. Courses are offered year-round, in fall, spring and summer semesters.

Degree Requirements: Twelve graduate courses (36 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Science or twenty graduate courses (60 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA.).

Admission Requirements: The Master of Science in Information Systems is designed for working professionals with at least two years of work experience. Applicants who do not meet this work experience requirement, but have outstanding academic records, may be considered for admission. Admission to the program requires a bachelor's degree with at least a "B" average. Applications should include two letters of recommendation.

International students for whom English is a second language need a TOEFL score of 550 (213 for computer-based, 80 for internet-based) to be considered for admission to the graduate program.  The subsections of the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Verbal and Writing) are evaluated by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) coordinator at Stevens  and if  there is a weakness in proficiency in any of the subsections, the student will be placed upon arrival  in an appropriate English course -  English Language Communication (ELC)  - offered by the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens. Students receive a grade for the class based on attendance, participation, completed assignments, and a final presentation and paper, which serves as a post- test. Students are required to take the ELC course in their first semester. International students are also required to submit GMAT (or GRE) test scores.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply at any time during the year.

Prerequisites: Students without programming experience must take a programming course. Depending on the student?s background, the following non-credit business/information technology foundation course may also be required:

STRUCTURE OF THE MSIS PROGRAM

The MS in Information Systems program has 3 components:

  1. Common Business Core (3 courses)
  2. Degree Requirement (6 courses)
  3. Concentrations and Career Options (3 courses)

  1. MSIS COMMON BUSINESS CORE
  2. MGT 609 Introduction to Project Management 
    MGT 615  Financial Decision Making 
    MGT 689 Organizational Behavior and Design
  3. MSIS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
  4. MIS 620 Analysis and Development of Information Systems
    MIS 630 Database Systems and Decision Support
    MIS 710 Process Innovation and Management
    MIS 730 Integrating IS Technologies
    MIS 750 Managing IT Resources
    MIS 760 Strategic Issues in Information Management
  5. MSIS CONCENTRATIONS AND CAREER OPTIONS 

MSIS Concentrations

  • Five 3-course concentrations are available in MSIS:
  • Advanced Technologies
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Information Systems Management
  • Business Process Management & Service Innovation
  • Social Networks

The courses required to complete each of these MSIS concentrations are listed below.

Advanced Technologies

This concentration introduces emerging trends in information technology with an emphasis on evaluating and implementing emerging technology to accomplish the strategic objectives of the organization.

MIS 692  Mobile Computing Applications
MIS 693  Cloud Computing *
MIS 669 Analyzing and Leveraging Social Media Websites

* In preparation

Business Intelligence and Analytics

IT is emerging from an era in which the emphasis was on producing information to an era in which competitive advantage can only be obtained by sophisticated analysis of large volumes of information. There is a strong demand on Wall Street and in all areas of business for graduates with the analytic skills provided by this concentration.

MIS 635 Designing the Knowledge Organization
MIS 636 Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
MIS 637 Knowledge Discovery in Databases

Information Systems Management

This concentration is designed for students wishing to pursue management careers in an IT organization.  The Howe School is a leader in research and education on aligning the IT function with the strategy of the organization and on the service and governance processes required for producing value from the large investments in IT that characterize today?s high-performance organization.

MIS 650 IT Outsourcing Governance
MIS 662 Legal Issues for the IT Professional 
MIS 735 Managing IT Service Processes

Business Process Management & Service Innovation

Organizations need effective and efficient processes to execute their strategies and successfully compete in a rapidly changing world of global competition. Howe School faculty members are leaders in research and education on business process management (BPM) with a particular emphasis on relationship of processes to organizational strategy and structure and supply chain management.  There is strong demand in all areas of business for graduates who can analyze, design and implement effective business processes.

MIS 690 Supply Chain Management and Strategy
MIS 712 BPM and Workflow Implementation
MIS 714 Service Innovation 

Social Networks

Social media are fundamentally transforming every aspect of our political, social and business lives. Consumers now connect to each other and to businesses through large-scale dynamic networks based on non-traditional Internet and mobile media. Companies must analyze the huge amount of data that is generated minute-by minute by social media to understand and influence their customers and to predict and take advantage of important trends. Social network analysis is an exciting new field with strong demand for the kinds of skills that are developed in this concentration.

MIS 637 Knowledge Discovery in Databases
MIS 668 Social Network Analysis and Marketing  *
MIS 669 Analyzing and Leveraging Social Media Websites

* In preparation

MSIS Career Options

Within the Howe School of Technology Management

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified students may choose any three courses from another Howe School degree program or from the set of specially designed Howe School ?career options? in the following subject areas:

  • Global Business
  • Healthcare Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Project Management
  • Technology Leadership

The career options are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

From Other Schools at Stevens Institute of Technology

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified students may alternatively choose to take up to three courses in another school within Stevens. Example career options include:

School of Systems and Enterprises

  • Computer Science 
  • Engineering Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Security
  • Software Engineering

School of Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology

Students may also elect to take a Curricular Practical Training (CPT) course (MIS702) which involves an educationally relevant, practical assignment aimed at augmenting the academic content of the student?s program. Students engage in a company project related to the focus of their academic program. The project is conducted under the supervision of a faculty advisor and an industry mentor. The CPT is intended to provide students with practical experience which complements their academic knowledge through active learning under real-world conditions.

The courses that are available in each of these areas are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

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Master of Science in Management (MSM)

The Master of Science in Management program focuses on the practice of management and is grounded in a variety of analytic and administrative approaches drawn from the fields of management, economics, applied psychology, and quantitative methods. The philosophy of the program is that knowledge of these areas is only one of the components of an educated manager. In addition to knowledge, it is the steady development of conceptual reasoning that signals the growth of integrative critical thinking and judgment - the hallmarks of professional management practitioners. To accomplish this educational goal, all students take a set of common core courses and select additional courses based upon their chosen concentration.

The Master of Science in Management core includes coursework in technology and innovation management and exploiting entrepreneurial opportunities, both of which reflect the focus of the Howe School and Stevens Institute of Technology.

In addition to off-campus (corporate-sponsored) programs, the MS in Management program is offered on campus on weekdays and via WebCampus. Courses are offered year-round, in fall, spring and summer semesters.

Degree Requirements: Twelve graduate courses (36 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Science or twenty graduate courses (60 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Admission Requirements: The Master of Science in Management is designed for working professionals with at least two years of work experience. Applicants who do not meet this work experience requirement, but have outstanding academic records, may be considered for admission. Admission to the program requires a bachelor's degree with at least a "B" average, and two letters of recommendation. Meeting minimum admissions standards does not guarantee admission; minimum requirements serve as a guide to you as to the minimum expected qualifications necessary to be considered for admission.

International students for whom English is a second language need a TOEFL score of 550 (213 for computer-based, 80 for internet-based) to be considered for admission to the graduate program.  The subsections of the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Verbal and Writing) are evaluated by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) coordinator at Stevens  and if  there is a weakness in proficiency in any of the subsections, the student will be placed upon arrival  in an appropriate English course -  English Language Communication (ELC) - offered by the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens. Students receive a grade for the class based on attendance, participation, completed assignments, and a final presentation and paper, which serves as a post- test. Students are required to take the ELC course in their first semester. International students are also required to submit GMAT (or GRE) test scores.

Students are encouraged to apply at any time during the year. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis.

Prerequisites A semester of introductory calculus (MA 501 or equivalent).

STRUCTURE OF THE MSM PROGRAM

The MSM program has 3 components:

  1. Common Business Core (3 courses)
  2. Degree Requirement (6 courses)
  3. Concentrations and Career Options (3 courses)

  1. COMMON BUSINESS CORE
  2. MGT 609 Project Management Fundamentals
    MGT 615  Financial Decision Making
    MGT 689 Organizational Behavior and Design

  3. MSM DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
  4. MGT 606 Economics for Managers
    MGT 620 Statistical Models
    MGT 641 Marketing Management
    MGT 663 Discovering & Exploiting Entrepreneurial Opportunities
    MGT 671 Technology and Innovation Management
    MGT 699 Strategic Management
  5. MSM CONCENTRATIONS AND CAREER OPTIONS

MSM Concentrations

Seven 3-course concentrations are available in MSM:

  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Management 
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Project Management
  • Technology Leadership

The courses required to complete each of these MSM concentrations are listed below.

Finance

The finance concentration provides the basic theory and practice of corporate financial management and examines the structure of financial markets and major financial instruments. Topics include: discounting, net present value, risk, the capital asset pricing model, diversification, the term structure of interest rates, financial markets, the efficient markets hypothesis, technical and fundamental analysis, options pricing, and portfolio management. Finance students find positions in management consulting, banking and corporate finance departments.

MGT 623 Financial Management
MGT 638 Corporate Finance
MGT 627  Investment Management

Global Business

In an increasingly connected and global world, managers must conduct world-wide business operations, understand international trade operations and be sensitive to different national cultures and business environments.  The Global Business concentration prepares students to effectively manage global supply chains and nurture innovation in an increasingly complex and virtual world. Students in MGT 650 are encouraged to participate in an overseas trip in which they learn the cultural, social, and economic aspects of a foreign country through lectures, company visits and cultural experiences.

MGT 630 Global Business and Markets 
MGT 650 International Business Management 
MGT 673 Global Innovation Management

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This concentration provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to assess technology-driven market opportunities and to start entrepreneurial ventures. In addition to joining or starting entrepreneurial ventures, students in this concentration can find employment opportunities in consulting and high-growth companies in a broad range of industries.

MGT 672 Realizing Value from Intellectual Property
MGT 675 New Product & Service Development
MGT 677 Emerging Technologies

Management

Building on the basic business functions covered by the core courses, the Management concentration provides students with the management skills necessary to effect organizational change, to manage business operations and to utilize information technology to advance the strategic aims of the organization. This concentration is suitable for students wishing to further their careers as managers and consultants in a variety of industries,

MGT 600 Financial & Managerial Accounting
MGT 623 Financial Management
MGT 657 Operations Management

Pharmaceutical Management

The pharmaceutical industry operates in a difficult environment that becomes more complex each year. The industry needs managers and leaders who understand not just the science and technology, but also how to manage the discovery, development, and commercialization of science and technology, whether the science and technology comes from in-house laboratories or is licensed or acquired externally. This concentration is targeted at professionals across the whole of the pharmaceutical industry whose jobs require that they understand business and management in addition to science and technology. This includes most of the functional areas in today's pharmaceutical companies, such as discovery research, clinical research and operations, regulatory affairs, market research, marketing and sales, and quality assurance. The program also is useful to professionals in contract research organizations (CROs), contract laboratories, consulting firms, and other businesses that supply services to the pharmaceutical industry, such as law firms and accounting firms.

MGT 681 Managing Pharmaceutical Research and Development 
MGT 682 Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing and Sales 
MGT 686 Pharmaceutical Industry Trends and Issues

Project Management

The Project Management concentration presents the theory and practice of project management in modern organizations. Generally accepted and innovative practices in project management are presented in a manner that links project planning and execution with the achievement of strategic business goals. The Project Management concentration teaches new concepts in strategic project management and leadership that were developed by Howe faculty and have achieved international acclaim.

Students also earn a Howe School Graduate Certificate in Project Management and receive instruction relevant to the Project Management Professional (PMP) independently administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

MGT 610 Strategic Perspectives on Project Management 
MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership 
MGT 614 Advanced Project Management

Technology Leadership

Finding people with a mix of technical, business, management and leadership skills who can be effective in an increasingly fast-moving and technology-driven world is a major challenge to industry. The Technology Leadership concentration helps students develop their personal leadership capabilities and provides the skills needed to progress into management roles with broad executive responsibilities.  

MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership
MGT 654 Organizational Change and Development 
MGT 619 Leading across Projects and Programs included in this concentration.

MSM Career Options

Within the Howe School of Technology Management

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified students may choose any three courses from another Howe School degree program or from the set of specially designed Howe School ?career options? in the following subject areas:

  • Advanced Technologies
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Healthcare Management
  • Social Networks

The career options are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

From Other School at Stevens Institute of Technology

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified students may also choose to take up to 3 courses in another school at Stevens. Career option examples include:

School of Systems and Enterprises

  • Engineering Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering

School of Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology

Students may also elect to take a Curricular Practical Training (CPT) course (MGT 702) which involves an educationally relevant, practical assignment aimed at augmenting the academic content of the student?s program. Students engage in a company project related to the focus of their academic program. The project is conducted under the supervision of a faculty advisor and an industry mentor. The CPT is intended to provide students with practical experience which complements their academic knowledge through active learning under real-world conditions.

The courses that are available in each of these areas are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

Master of Science in Telecommunications Management (Telecom)

The Telecommunications Management graduate program (M.S. & MBA) is an interdisciplinary program between the School of Technology Management and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the School of Engineering and Science. The Howe School of Technology Management administers the program. This program is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)-designated by the Department of Homeland Security. A CoOp is an available option for students seeking work experience. 

The Telecommunications Management curriculum addresses the demanding requirements of the global communications industry, businesses, and government for technical expertise combined with business skills. The program provides students with advanced technical knowledge of applied communications integrated with business management. 

This program prepares students to plan, implement and manage leading edge communications capabilities. The goal of this student is to become a technical business and management professional responsible for planning communications products and services; for leading the resources required to implement the plan, including people, product, networks, and systems, and for the  decisions and budgeting for development, acquisition, installation, and maintenance of products and services. Each sector of industry (government, regulatory, service providers, financial, equipment vendor, consultant, and R&D) will have corresponding profiles of professionals who need such technical expertise and management skills. This degree program builds an advanced foundation for more specialized study while enabling professionals from all industry sectors to understand and interact with customers and communications professionals who make the decisions on how businesses will exploit communications capabilities for. 

Specialized courses are available in the areas of management of wireless networks, broadband communications, communications security, and project management. Students who wish to continue beyond their masters degree may pursue the MBA program in Technology Management with a specialization in Telecommunications Management. 

In addition to a number of off-campus (corporate-sponsored) programs, Telecommunications Management is offered on campus on weekdays and via WebCampus. Courses are offered year-round, in fall, spring and summer semesters.

Degree Requirements: Twelve graduate courses (36 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Science or twenty graduate courses (60 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA.).

Admission Requirements: Admission to the Master of Telecommunications program requires a bachelor?s degree with at least a B average, including a semester of calculus. For students who lack this prerequisite, Stevens offers a non-credit calculus course for telecommunications management (e.g., TM 500). 
International students for whom English is a second language need a TOEFL score of 550 (213 for computer-based, 80 for internet-based) to be considered for admission to the graduate program.  The subsections of the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Verbal and Writing) are evaluated by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) coordinator at Stevens  and if  there is a weakness in proficiency in any of the subsections, the student will be placed upon arrival  in an appropriate English course -  English Language Communication (ELC) - offered by the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens. Students receive a grade for the class based on attendance, participation, completed assignments, and a final presentation and paper, which serves as a post- test. Students are required to take the ELC course in their first semester. International students are also required to submit GMAT (or GRE) test scores.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply at any time during the year.

Prerequisites may include a semester of microeconomics ((TM 500 or equivalent.)

STRUCTURE OF THE TELECOM PROGRAM

The MS in Telecommunications Management program has 3 components:

  1. Common Business Core (3 courses)
  2. Degree Requirements (6 courses)
  3. Career Options (3 courses)

  1. COMMON BUSINESS CORE
  2. MGT 609 Introduction to Project Management 
    MGT 615  Financial Decision Making 
    MGT 689 Organizational Behavior and Design

  3. TELECOM DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 
  4. TM 601 Principles of Applied Telecommunications Technologieshttp://www.stevens.edu/catalog/2012-2013/tm/gradcourses.php#MGT610
    TM 605 Probability and Stochastic Processes
    TM 610 Business Information Networks 
    TM 612 Regulation & Policy in the Telecommunications Industry
    TM 615 Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing
    TM 630 Broadband Networking: Services & Technology

  5. TELECOM CONCENTRATIONS AND CAREER OPTIONS

Telecom Concentrations

Two 3-course concentrations are available in Telecom:

  • Management of Broadband and Converged Networks
  • Management of Wireless Networks

The courses required to complete each of these Telecom concentrations are listed below.

Management of Broadband and Converged Networks Concentration

Students selecting this major will be eligible for a Graduate Certificate in the Management of Broadband Communications and Converged Networks.

TM 617 Next Generation Wireless Networks
TM 631 Broadband Service Management
TM 632 Communications Industry Strategy & Structure

Management of Wireless Networks Concentration

Students selecting this major will be eligible for a Graduate Certificate in the Management of Wireless Networks.

TM 616 Global Wireless Industry
TM 617 Next Generation Wireless Networks 
TM 618 Performance of Emerging Wireless Networks
OR 
TM/EE 584 Wireless Systems Security

Telecom Career Options

Within the Howe School of Technology Management

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified Telecommunications Management students may choose any three courses from another Howe School degree program.  Students wishing to progress to the MBA in Technology Management degree are advised to take the following 3 general business courses:

Telecom students may also choose from the set of specially designed Howe School ?career options? in the following subject areas:

  • Advanced Technologies
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Healthcare Management
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Project Management
  • Social Networks
  • Technology Leadership

The career options are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

From Other School at Stevens Institute of Technology

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified students may also choose to take up to 3 courses in another school at Stevens. Example career options include:

School of Systems and Enterprises

  • Engineering Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering

School of Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology

Students may also elect to take a Curricular Practical Training (CPT) course (MTM 702) which involves an educationally relevant, practical assignment aimed at augmenting the academic content of the student?s program. Students engage in a company project related to the focus of their academic program. The project is conducted under the supervision of a faculty advisor and an industry mentor. The CPT is intended to provide students with practical experience which complements their academic knowledge through active learning under real-world conditions.

The courses that are available in each of these areas are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

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Master of Business Administration in Technology Management (MBA)

The MBA in Technology Management at Stevens is not just another MBA, where the focus is primarily on business disciplines. The Stevens techno-MBA does include those disciplines, but it also focuses on the determinants of real value for the firm, such as product, services and process innovation, technology management and strategic project management.  We also emphasize the development of communication and leadership skills through innovative pedagogical techniques and small class sizes that create close relationships between students and faculty members.

The MBA in Technology Management (TM) degree is available for both part-time and full-time students. The program combines general management skills with a knowledge of technology management provided by our M.S. degree programs. Graduates from the MBA in Technology Management program will be able to use their business and technology management skills, together with people skills to align technology trends with customer needs, and lead their organizations in an increasingly complex and competitive world. 

In addition to a number of off-campus (corporate-sponsored) programs, the MBA in Technology Management degree is offered on campus on weekdays and via WebCampus. Courses are offered year-round, in fall, spring and summer semesters.

Degree Requirements: To obtain the degree of MBA in Technology Management, students must take twenty 3-credit courses (60 credits). Courses taken in a Howe School M.S. program may count towards the MBA degree. Similarly, students who are currently enrolled in the MBA in TM program may apply to enroll in one of the Howe School?s M.S. degree programs prior to obtaining their MBA in TM degree by submitting a written application. A student cannot apply courses toward a degree in a program to which he/she was not admitted at the time the courses were taken except that, at the sole discretion of the program director, up to three courses may be applied to a degree program if the student is later admitted to that program. No degree will be granted to a student who has not been formally admitted in writing to the degree program.

Admission Requirements: Applicants to the MBA in TM program are required to have completed a four-year bachelor?s degree and have at least two years of work experience.  All applicants must submit transcripts showing academic achievement in prior studies, two letters of recommendation, a resume, and a minimum All applicants (domestic and international)  to the MBA program must submit a GMAT score (or GRE score if taken previously).

International students for whom English is a second language need a TOEFL score of 550 (213 for computer-based, 80 for internet-based) to be considered for admission to the graduate program.  The subsections of the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Verbal and Writing) are evaluated by the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) coordinator at Stevens  and if  there is a weakness in proficiency in any of the subsections, the student will be placed upon arrival  in an appropriate English course -  English Language Communication (ELC) - offered by the College of Arts and Letters at Stevens. Students receive a grade for the class based on attendance, participation, completed assignments, and a final presentation and paper, which serves as a post- test. Students are required to take the ELC course in their first semester

Students currently enrolled in a Howe School M.S. degree program may apply to join the MBA in TM program prior to obtaining their M.S. degree by submitting a written application together with their GMAT or GRE score.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply at any time during the year. 

STRUCTURE OF THE MBA PROGRAM

The MBA in Technology Management program has 3 components:

  1. MBA Core Requirements (13 courses)  
  2. Major Requirements (6 courses)
  3. Advisor-approved electives or thesis/project (the number of electives varies by major.)

  1. MBA CORE REQUIREMENTS
  2. Common Business Core for MS and MBA students
    1. MGT 609  Project Management Fundamentals
    2. MGT 615  Financial Decision Making
    3. MGT 689  Organizational Behavior and Design
    MBA General Requirements
    4. MGT 600 Financial and Managerial Accounting
    5. MGT 606   Economics for Managers
    6. MGT 620   Statistical Models
    7. MGT 623   Financial Management 
    8. MGT 641   Marketing Management
    9. MGT 657   Operations Management 
    10. MGT 663  Discovering & Exploiting Entrepreneurial Opportunities
    11. MGT 671 Technology & Innovation Management
    12. MGT 699 Strategic Management
    MBA Capstone (may be taken after the completion of at least 15 courses in the MBA program)
    13. MGT 798 Integration & Application of Tech. Mgt. 

    Exceptions to these requirements are as follows:

    MIS Major:  Students should substitute MGT 750 and MGT 760 for MGT 671 and MGT 699 respectively.

    Financial Engineering Major:  Students should substitute FE 605 for MGT 620

  3. MBA MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  4. Nine majors are available in the MBA in Technology Management program: 

    • Engineering Management 
    • Finance 
    • Financial Engineering
    • Information Systems 
    • Pharmaceutical Management 
    • Project Management 
    • Systems Engineering 
    • Technology Management 
    • Telecommunications Management

  5. CAREER OPTIONS FOR MBA MAJORS
  6. Depending on their chosen major, students will have a number of electives available that can be used to take courses in specially designed subject areas.

    The MBA Career Options are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT MBA MAJOR

The Engineering Management major prepares students for the role of "Engineering Manager" in a technology-based company. Prerequisites for this major include a semester of introductory calculus (MA 501 or equivalent). 

Engineering Management Major Requirements

* Choose one of these two courses.

Plus one advisor-approved Howe School or Stevens graduate course elective or a 3-credit masters project

FINANCE MBA MAJOR

The MBA finance major provides the basic theory and practice of corporate financial management and examines the structure of financial markets and major financial instruments. Topics include: discounting, net present value, risk, the capital asset pricing model, diversification, the term structure of interest rates, financial markets, the efficient markets hypothesis, technical and fundamental analysis, options pricing, derivatives and portfolio management. Finance students find positions in management consulting, banking and corporate finance departments. Our close proximity to Wall St. makes this major a natural choice for many students.

Finance Major Requirements

MGT 638 Corporate Finance
MGT 625 Capital Markets
MGT 626 Venture Capital 
MGT 627 Investment Management 
MGT 628 Derivatives  
MGT 629 Banking and Credit 

Plus one advisor-approved Howe School or Stevens graduate course elective or a 3-credit masters project.

FINANCIAL ENGINEERING MBA MAJOR

Less theoretical than competing financial engineering programs, the Financial Engineering (FE) major provides students with both managerial and analytical skills specific to the world of finance. Students in this major take twelve MBA core courses, and eight courses specialized in financial engineering, and one elective course. 

Financial Engineering Major Requirements

Students majoring in Financial Engineering, will, in general, have no credits available to take courses as career options.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MBA MAJOR

The MBA major in Information Systems balances general management courses with courses that are specifically designed to provide depth in information technology and management. This is an ideal education for people wishing to advance to the highest ranks within a corporate IT department. Alternatively, this mix of skills is suitable for students wishing to be business leaders in functional departments such as marketing, finance and operations.

Taking advantage of the Howe School Career Options (see below in a separate section of the catalog), IS majors have an opportunity to specialize in a number of areas ranging from soft skills development (technology leadership) to technical specialties such as Advanced Technologies and Business Intelligence and Analytics. In consultation with their advisor, they may also choose electives from other Howe School degree programs or other schools at Stevens (see below in a separate section of the catalog).

Prerequisites for this major include a semester of introductory undergraduate calculus (MA 501 or equivalent) For people with little or no information systems professional experience, MIS 501 Information Management is a prerequisite.

Information Systems Major Requirements 

Career Options for Information Systems Majors

Three electives (9 credits) are available for advisor-approved electives taken from another school at Stevens or from the specially designed sets of ?career options? described later in a separate section of the catalog.

PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT MBA MAJOR 

The Pharmaceutical Management major provides a solid foundation in business fundamentals, an in-depth understanding of the operations and strategic management of the pharmaceutical industry, including regulatory issues, and the opportunity to develop additional breadth in areas such as new business ventures, global innovation management, and TQM, to name a few. The Stevens MBA in Pharmaceutical Management is unique in its focus on both business disciplines and the exploitation of technology and innovation for business success. 

Prerequisites include a semester of introductory undergraduate calculus (MA 501 or equivalent).

Pharmaceutical Management Major Requirements

* Choose one of these two courses.

Plus one advisor-approved Howe School or Stevens graduate course elective or a 3-credit masters project.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT MBA MAJOR 

Excellence in project execution is the hallmark of successful companies. This major teaches new concepts in strategic project management and leadership that were developed by the Howe faculty and have achieved international acclaim. Students in the MBA in TM with a PM major take a number of project management courses in addition to the courses required for an M.S. in Management degree. 

Prerequisites for this major include a semester of introductory calculus. 

Project Management Major Requirements 

Plus one advisor-approved Howe School or Stevens graduate course elective or a 3-credit masters project.

SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MBA MAJOR 

The systems engineering major aims to produce technical leaders capable of applying a systems approach to the management of complex systems and enterprises. The course s in this major address systems integration, life cycle issues, and systems thinking at the system, system of system, and enterprise levels.

Systems Engineering Major Requirements

* Choose 1 of these two courses

Plus one advisor-approved Howe School or Stevens graduate course elective or a masters project.

INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP MBA MAJOR

This major provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to assess technology-driven market opportunities and to start entrepreneurial ventures. In addition to joining or starting entrepreneurial ventures, students in this concentration can find employment opportunities in consulting and high-growth companies in a broad range of industries.

Taking advantage of the Howe School Career Options (see below in a separate section of the catalog), Technology Management majors have an opportunity to specialize in a number of areas ranging from soft skills development (Technology Leadership) to technical specialties such as Advanced Technologies and Business Intelligence and Analytics. In consultation with their advisor, they may also choose electives from other Howe School degree programs or other schools at Stevens (see below in a separate section of the catalog.)

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Major Requirements  

Career Options for Technology Management Majors

Technology Management majors take the MBA core courses, MGT 671 and MGT 699 as part of their major. Three electives (9 credits) are therefore available for advisor-approved electives taken from another school at Stevens or from the specially designed sets of ?career options? described later in a separate section of the catalog.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT MBA MAJOR

Major Wireless, IP, and traditional communications technologies are the foundation for electronic commerce and global operations in every industry. This unique major provides both technical and management skills for tomorrow's telecommunications leaders.

Students taking the MBA in TM with a Telecommunications Management major take a number of general management courses in addition to the courses required for an M.S. in Telecommunications Management degree.

Prerequisites for this major include a semester of undergraduate introductory calculus (TM 500 or equivalent). Students who lack an introductory telecommunications background may be required to take TM 550 Introduction to Telecommunications Concepts.

Telecommunications Management Major Requirements

Depending on previous course work, TM majors may be able to take one or more advisor-approved Howe School or Stevens graduate course electives or a 3-credit masters project.

MBA CAREER OPTIONS

Within the Howe School of Technology Management

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified MBA students may choose any three courses from another Howe School degree program or from the set of specially designed Howe School ?career options? in the following subject areas:

The career options are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

From Other School at Stevens Institute of Technology

With permission of a faculty advisor, qualified students may alternatively choose to take up to 3 courses in another school at Stevens. Example career options include:

School of Systems and Enterprises

  • Engineering Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering

School of Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology

The courses that are available in each of these areas are described later in a separate section of the catalog.

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Master of Science-Master of Business Administration in Technology Management

The MS-MBA is a coordinated degree program comprising 24 courses (72 credits). Students graduate with two degree - an MS and an MBA in Technology Management..  Combinations where the MS is in one concentration, (major) the MBA in another can be obtained within the 24 courses, although a few may require an extra course to meet the requirements of both concentrations (majors). 

The combination of courses comprising the MS and MBA in TM provides in-depth preparation for graduates wishing to assume either general management or technology-related managerial positions in organizations. The program is designed to allow students to specialize in areas that are relevant to their careers.

The application requirements are the same as those listed above for the MBA in TM program. Current MS or MBA in TM students must apply in writing before they can be admitted to the MS-MBA degree. 

The MS-MBA has the same majors as the MBA program. To satisfy the requirements for the MS-MBA degree, students must satisfy all the requirements listed above to obtain an MBA in TM degree in one of the nine major areas. In addition, students must take an additional four courses approved by an academic advisor.

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Master of Technology Management for Experienced Professionals (EMTM)

The EMTM program is specifically designed for experienced professionals wishing to move to a broader role in technology and business management. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and have at least five years work experience in a technology-related field. The EMTM program focuses on the effective management and use of technology in technology-intensive businesses. It integrates business and technology topics focused on educating participants to manage technology creatively in order to enhance business competitiveness in a global business environment. Orientation is given in general business skills, such as finance and marketing, with emphasis being placed on development of technology management skills encompassing technology strategy, emerging technology and corporate entrepreneurship to assure alignment of technology development with business strategy. 

The EMTM program consists of twelve courses that are completed in six trimesters. The courses are supplemented by ramp courses, workshops and practicums utilizing business simulation tools that reinforce classroom concepts, while providing students with experience running a high-tech company. Applicants are required to have a bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline.

Meeting minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee admission; minimum requirements serve as a guide as to the minimum expected qualifications to be considered for admission. Consideration will be given to prospective students with non-technical undergraduate degrees provided they have appropriate technology-based work experience. 

Courses are scheduled on Saturdays on the Stevens campus. Classes meet on alternate Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. In the final semester, the capstone course requires 5 consecutive Saturday sessions on the Stevens campus. Students complete their EMTM degree in 21 months.  

Curriculum for the Master of Technology Management degree

MBA in Technology Management Program for Experienced Professionals (EMBA in TM)

The EMBA in TM program is designed for experienced professionals wishing to move to a broader role in technology and business management. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and have at least five years work experience in a technology-related field. All applicants must submit transcripts showing academic achievement in prior studies, two letters of recommendation from their companies, a letter stating their career objectives, and resume. International students should also submit a TOEFL score.

Meeting minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee admission; minimum requirements serve as a guide as to the minimum expected qualifications to be considered for admission.

The EMBA-TM program encompasses the EMTM curriculum, but includes additional courses that enhance skills in business management. Students who wish to obtain their MBA in Technology Management degree through this program take all of the courses in the EMTM curriculum, and then proceed to a 5-course extension program leading to the MBA.-TM degree. The additional courses are the following:

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Career Options

The following sets of courses have been selected by the Howe School to assist students in choosing courses in subject areas that may be relevant for their careers.  These courses may be taken by any student in the Howe School as long as any required prerequisites are satisfied. Students may also select courses from different subject areas.

  • Advanced Technologies
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Global Business
  • Healthcare Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Project Management
  • Social Networks
  • Technology Leadership

Advanced Technologies

MIS 692  Mobile Computing Applications *
MIS 693 Cloud Computing *
MIS 669 Analyzing and Leveraging Social Media Websites

* In preparation

Business Analytics and Intelligence

MIS 635 Designing the Knowledge Organization
MIS 636 Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
MIS 637 Knowledge Discovery in Databases

Global Business

MGT 630 Global Business and Markets 
MGT 650 International Business Management 
MGT 673 Global Innovation Management

Healthcare Management

MGT 616 Healthcare Leadership and Management
MIS 685 The Healthcare Value Chain 
MIS 686 Clinical and Administrative Systems in Healthcare

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MGT 672 Realizing Value from Intellectual Property
MGT 675 New Product & Service Development
MGT 677 Emerging Technologies

Pharmaceutical Management

MGT 681 Managing Pharmaceutical Research and Development 
MGT 682 Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing and Sales 
MGT 686 Pharmaceutical Industry Trends and Issues

Project Management

MGT 610 Strategic Perspectives on Project Management
MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership
MGT 614  Advanced Project Management

Social Networks

MIS 637 Knowledge Discovery in Databases
MIS 668  Social Network Analysis and Marketing
MIS 669 Analyzing and Leveraging Social Media Websites

* In preparation

Technology Leadership

MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership
MGT 654 Organizational Change and Development 
MGT 810 Leading Creative Collaboration

Concentrations and Courses Available in Other Schools at Stevens

With permission of their advisor, students may take courses offered by other schools at Stevens. Some possibilities are listed below.

College of Arts and Letters

Business and Technology Ethics

Choose up to 3 courses:

CAL 539 Foundations of Ethics
CAL 556 Ethics of Business & Technology
CAL 555 Engineering and Computer Ethics 
OR 
CAL 581 Environmental Policy

School of Systems and Enterprises

Engineering Management

Choose up to 3 courses:

EM 600 Engineering Economics & Cost Analysis 
EM 605 Elements of Operational Research 
EM 620 Engineering Cost Management 
EM 680 Designing and Managing the Development Enterprise

Systems Engineering

Choose up to 3 courses:

SYS 605 Systems Integration 
SYS 611 Modeling and Simulation 
SYS 625 Systems Operational Effectiveness and Life-cycle Analysis 
SYS 650 System Architecture and Design 
SYS 660 Decision and Risk Analysis 
ES 684 Systems Thinking

Software Engineering

Choose up to 3 courses:

SYS 605 System Integration 
SYS 625 Fundamentals of System Engineering 
SYS 650 System Architecture and Design 
ES 677 Development and Governance

School of Science and Engineering

Computer Science

Choose up to 3 courses:

CS 506 Introduction to IT Security 
CS 578 Privacy in a Networked World
CS 568 Software Development Project I 
CS 569 Software Development Project II 
CS 561 Database Management Systems I

Manufacturing

Choose up to 3 courses:

ME 635 Simulation and Modeling 
ME 644 Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing 
ME 645 Design of Production Systems 
ME 665 Advanced Product Development

Service Oriented Computing

Choose up to 3 courses:

SOC 510 Human-Computer Interactionhttp://www.stevens.edu/catalog/2012-2013/ses/cs/gradcourses.php#187225
SOC 542 Engineering of Enterprise Software Systems
SOC 605 Introduction to Service Oriented Computing 
SOC 606 Introduction to Developing Internet Applications
SOC 611 Fundamentals of Service Oriented Computing

Biotechnology

Choose 3 courses in consultation with a Howe School advisor and a School of Science and Engineering faculty member.

 

 

Graduate Certificate Programs in Technology Management

The School of Technology Management offers the following programs leading to a graduate certificate of Special Study. Students are required to meet regular admission requirements for the Master's program and complete the courses listed below. Each graduate certificate program is self-contained and highly focused, carrying 12 graduate credits. All of the courses may also be used toward the Master's degree, as well as for the graduate certificate.

Industry-oriented Certificates:

  • Healthcare Management 
  • Pharmaceutical Management

Discipline-based Certificates:

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics 
  • Business Process Management & Service Innovation
  • Information Management
  • General Management
  • Project Management 
  • Telecommunications Management

Details of these certificate programs are shown below.

Healthcare Management  (4 courses, 12 credits)

MGT 616 Healthcare Leadership and Management
MIS 685 The Healthcare Value Chain 
MIS 686 Clinical and Administrative Systems in Healthcare
and either

MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership
OR
MIS 688 Patient-centered eHealth Systems

Pharmaceutical Management (4 courses, 12 credits)

MGT 681 Pharmaceutical Industry New Drug Development 
MGT 682  Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing and Sales
MGT 686  Pharmaceutical Industry Overview and Trends http://www.stevens.edu/catalog/2012-2013/tm/gradcourses.php#MGT686
MGT 687 Pharmaceutical Industry Supply Chain

Business Intelligence and Analytics (4 courses, 12 credits)

All graduate certificate students will normally take:
MIS 636 Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence  
MIS 637 Knowledge Discovery in Databases 

Practitioners will normally take 2 of the following 3 courses:
BIA 652 Multivariate Data Analytics 
BIA 658 Social Network Analytics 
SOC 653 Introduction to Text Mining and Statistical Natural Language Processing

People intending to go on to the BI&A MS Degree will normally take 2 of the following 3 courses:
BIA 652 Multivariate Data Analytics
BIA 656 Statistical Learning and Analytics 
BIA 660 Web Analytics

Business Process Management & Service Innovation (4 courses, 12 credits)

MIS 710 Process Innovation & Management
MIS 712 BPM and Workflow Implementation
MIS 690 Supply Chain Management and Strategy
MIS 714 Service Innovation

Information Management (4 courses, 12 credits)
MIS 620 Analysis and Development of Information Systems 
MIS 630 Data and Knowledge Management  
MIS 750 Management of Information Technology Organizations  
MIS 760 Information Technology Strategy

General Management  (4 courses, 12 credits)
MGT 615  Financial Decision Makinghttp://www.stevens.edu/catalog/2012-2013/tm/gradcourses.php#MIS615 
MGT 641 Marketing Management 
MGT 689 Organization Theory and Behavior
MGT 699  Strategic Management

Project Management  (4 courses, 12 credits)
MGT 609 Introduction to Project Management 
MGT 610 Strategic Perspectives on Project Management 
MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership 
MGT 614 Advanced Project Management

Telecommunications Management  (4 courses, 12 credits)
TM 601 Principles of Applied Telecommunications Technology 
TM 605 Probability and Stochastic Processes 
TM 610 Business Information Networks 
TM 612 Regulation and Policy in the Telecommunications Industry

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