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School of Technology graduate program testimonial
School of Technology graduate program testimonial
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Master's Degree Student Outcomes


Industrial Management Outcomes:

Mission Statement
The Master of Science degree in Technology is focused on preparing students for professional positions in technology related organizations, enterprises, and activities. Graduates are prepared in a range of rapidly evolving technological disciplines, as entrepreneurs and members of an organizational enterprise.

Student Learning Outcomes 
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 foundational and developing systems and make predictions concerning emerging technologies


Occupational Titles

MANAGER, INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION - 189.117-022, alternate titles: general manager, industrial organization; manager, general; plant superintendent, industrial organization.

Directs and coordinates activities of industrial organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits: Plans and develops organization policies and goals, and implements goals through subordinate administrative personnel. Coordinates activities of divisions or departments, such as operating, manufacturing, engineering, planning, sales, maintenance, or research and development, to effect operational efficiency and economy. Directs and coordinates promotion of products manufactured or services performed to develop new markets, increase share of market, and obtain competitive position in industry. Analyzes division or department budget requests to identify areas in which reductions can be made, and allocates operating budget. Confers with administrative personnel, and reviews activity, operating, and sales reports to determine changes in programs or operations required. Directs preparation of directives to division or department administrator outlining policy, program, or operations changes to be implemented. Promotes organization in industry, manufacturing or trade associations. Workers are usually identified according to industry in which employed, such as petroleum production or refining, iron and steel, electrical equipment; type of organization, such as air, rail, motor or water transportation; or type of product, such as paper, chemical, or plastics products.
GOE: 11.05.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R5 M4 L5 SVP: 8 DLU: 86