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School of Technology

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


MS Technology

The Master of Science in Technology degree is an advanced curriculum focused on preparing individuals for positions in technology related organizations, enterprises and activities. The School of Technology facilities are designed to provide students with the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art technology, software applications, and equipment. This is a necessity when preparing students for technical and management careers in the twenty first century.

Student Outcomes

Required core coursework includes classes in quality systems, current issues in industry, organizational dynamics, applied research, legal aspects of industry, and international management. In addition, students select 12 to 15 hours of credit from approved electives that allow them to specialize in an area of interest. The specialization areas include: Agriculture, Electronics Technology, Graphics, Automotive Technology, CADD Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, Graphic Arts Technology Management, General Technology, Lean Six-Sigma, Manufacturing Management, Network Security, Photography, or other approved departments. These graduate electives are to be taken at UCM.

Prior to admission to this program, a student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 or have received at least a 3.0 in Research Methods, Legal Aspects of Industry, and one three-hour course from the approved graduate electives program listing. In addition to the undergraduate or graduate grade-point average, each student must have completed the minimum background requirements listed in the graduate catalog and 15 semester hours of technology and/or related work experience.

Applicants must submit a "Career Goal Statement ", and Resume including three contact references. A student must pass a comprehensive examination before completion of the program.

The objectives of the Master of Science in Technology are to:

  • Provide a sound academic background in an approved technical areas.
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to creative intellectual specialties.
  • Provide courses that will enhance an individual's quality of life through increased knowledge and skills needed for the technical age.
  • Provide the opportunity to apply the scientific method of research to technical problems.

This Course schedule 2012-2018 is for planning your program of study.


Program of Study
(Minimum of 33 Credit Hours)

Required Background Courses Sem.Hr
For entry into this program students must have a college credit in these courses or equivalent work experience.
Applied Statistics courses (IndM 4280, or CJ 5610, or Safe 4940) - (3)


Quality Systems course (MMGT 4580) - (3)


Industrial Management course (IndM 4210, Mgt 3315) - (3)


Required Core Graduate Courses


IndM  4010 Current Issues in Industry


IndM  4260 Organizational Dynamics


IndM  5015 Legal Aspects of Industry


IndM  5020 International Technology Management


SOT   5010 Applied Research for Industrial Technology




IndM  5230 Seminar in Industrial Management OR


SOT   5290 Thesis


*Approved Graduate Electives in Technology
Agriculture, Electronics Technology, Graphic Arts Technology Management, Automation, Automotive Technology, Drafting and Design Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Fashion: Textile and Clothing in Business, General Technology, Lean Six-Sigma, Manufacturing Management, Network Security, Photography, or other approved department. Graduate electives are to be taken at UCM and may include a concentration of study in Technology.
Minimum Total


MS Technology Program Coordinator
Dr. Ronald C. Woolsey
G009F, School of Technology
University of Central Missouri 
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Campus: 660-543-4340
Fax: 660-543-4578