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Learn about UCM scholarships for School of Technology students.

School of Technology

Grinstead Building, Room 009
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4439
Fax: 660.543.4578
Email: Dr. Doug Koch


MS Technology Student Outcomes

Mission Statement
The Master of Science degree in Technology is focused on preparing professional for positions in technology related organizations, enterprises, and activities. The coursework includes advanced technologies, management, safety, quality assurance, and computer applications. Required core coursework includes classes in quality systems, current issues in industry, organizational dynamics, applied research, legal aspects of industry, and international management. Graduates are prepared in a range of rapidly evolving technological disciplines, as entrepreneurs and members of an organizational enterprise.


Student Learning Outcomes (Validated 2008)
The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Technology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to develop:

An Organizational Style

  • Acquire advanced skills for managing complex projects including planning and implementation
  • Apply organizational skills and concepts to effectively manage available resources
  • Be adaptable and focused on fostering continuous growth and development
  • Analyze current global systems, national interactions, and local business industry workflow

A Global Orientation

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and interact in the global environment
  • Analyze and develop processes and workflows
  • Demonstrate multi-cultural awareness in a global and technological society
  • Understand the importance of global functional integration
  • Explain the importance of contemporary, global and societal issues as they relate to careers

Quality Systems Knowledge

  • Recognize the characteristics that define quality relative to a specific discipline
  • Identify, develop, and implement quality strategies
  • Implement appropriate software applications for optimum quality and productivity

Technology Management Skills

  • Understand scientific principles and technology relative to specialty area
  • Select and implement discipline specific technology
  • Develop, evaluate, and integrate technological systems to meet strategic goals
  • Understand legal issues affecting the use and implementation of evolving technology
  • Explain the significance of life-long learning for the purpose of enhancing discipline specific technical competencies

Technological Ethics and Professionalism

  • Develop advanced professional and personal competencies in technology
  • Practice within the specific profession to meet the highest social and ethical standards
  • Explain and apply the basic concepts of a supply and demand economy in an information based society
  • Demonstrate knowledge of professional integrity and ethical standards

Research skills for Innovation

  • Apply advanced quantitative problem solving and decision making techniques
  • Develop the ability to conduct applied experimental research
  • Demonstrate integration techniques for new technologies related to a field of study
  • Foster entrepreneurs through innovation, collaboration and managed technological change
  • Research foundations, developing systems and making predictions concerning emerging technologies


Candidates must pass a comprehensive examination at the completion of the program of study before graduation.


Occupational Titles

Occupations commonly reported by our graduates include the positions in the fields of Applied Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, and Technology Management. Many professional and occupational certifications are available to our graduates (ACCE, ASQ, ATMAE, and SME).