Technology Management (B.S.)

Technology Management (B.S.)
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  Online Program

Build your foundation in technology and acquire the organizational knowledge and skills necessary for managing information technology across an organization with the online B.S. in Technology Management.

 Credit Hours: 120  |   Transfer: Up to 90 Credits  |   Tuition Cost


What is Technology Management?

The Technology Management major provides technology proficiency together with the managerial know-how that employers need. With a sound base of knowledge in the core areas of programming, networks, databases, web, and digital media, combined with both fundamental upper-level management courses such as leadership, organizational development, and project management, graduates will be capable of managing technical staff and projects, but will also develop their capacities as strategic leaders who understand changing organizations and can make a contribution even as trends continuously emerge.

Why study Technology Management at UNH College of Professional Studies?

Build your foundation in technology and acquire the organizational knowledge and skills necessary for managing information technology across an organization with the B.S. in Technology Management. This degree will enhance your proficiency with technology and combine it with management essentials. Your technology courses will focus on programming, networking, database, and digital media, while your management courses will cover organizational development, leadership principles, and project management tools.

Combining business and tech skills: The online B.S. Technology Management program emphasizes a blend of business and technology knowledge. This combination can equip you with a valuable skillset that employers often seek. You'll understand how to navigate business challenges while leveraging technology to drive innovation and efficiency.

Career opportunities: In today's digital world, technology plays a crucial role in nearly every field. Studying technology management can open doors to a wide range of career opportunities, including roles like IT manager, technology consultant, project manager, product manager, and more.

Industry relevance: Technology is constantly evolving, and staying up to date with the latest advancements is essential. Studying technology management allows you to explore emerging trends, learn about cutting-edge technologies, and understand their implications for businesses and society.

Problem-solving and critical thinking: The B.S. Technology Management program emphasizes analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. You'll learn how to identify business challenges, evaluate technical solutions, and make strategic decisions that align with organizational goals.

Collaboration and leadership skills: Through collaborative projects and coursework, you can develop strong communication, leadership, and teamwork skills.

Entrepreneurship opportunities: Technology has fueled the growth of numerous startups and entrepreneurial ventures. By studying technology management, you can gain the knowledge and skills to launch your own tech startup or join a dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Potential Career Areas

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • IT Operations Manager
  • Innovation Manager

Course Highlights


  • Foundations of Cybersecurity
  • Advanced Software Tools
  • Database Management Systems
  • Budget Management
  • Managing Information Technology
  • Project Management Strategies
  • Systems Analysis and Design

…and more!

Why UNH CPS?


  • Regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE).
  • Available fully online with select on-campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Nationally ranked online programs.
  • About 89% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career advising is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts and share their real-world expertise, helping you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
  • We’re experts at assessing credit toward your undergraduate degree – not only from previous college coursework, but also for other college-level knowledge demonstrated outside the traditional classroom.

Students pursuing an associate degree at their local community college are encouraged to explore our Transfer Pathway! This resource lists the courses your associate degree should contain at your community college, as well as the remaining courses you’ll need to take at UNH College of Professional Studies to complete your bachelor’s degree!

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  • Completion of our free, online application for admission
  • High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
    • Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC

Curriculum & Requirements

The Technology Management major provides technology proficiency together with the managerial know-how that employers need. With a sound base of knowledge in the core areas of programming, networks, databases, web, and digital media, combined with both fundamental upper-level management courses such as leadership, organizational development, and project management, graduates will be capable of managing technical staff and projects, but will also develop their capacities as strategic leaders who understand changing organizations and can make a contribution even as trends continuously emerge.

This degree plan is a sample and does not reflect the impact of transfer credit or current course offerings. UNH CPS Online undergraduate students should develop individual academic plans with their academic advisor during their first year at UNH.

Sample Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
CMPL 415 Programming Fundamentals 4
ENG 420 The Writing Process 4
MGMT 410 Principles of Management 4
General Education Course 4
 Credits16
Spring
CMPL 525 Foundations of Cybersecurity 4
COM 460 Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics 4
CRIT 501 Introduction to Critical Inquiry 4
MTH 402
or MTH 504
or MTH 510
Math for Our World
or Statistics
or Pre-Calculus
4
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
CMPL 512 Advanced Software Tools 4
CMPL 614 Computer and Network Systems 4
COM 480 Visual Communication 4
MTH 504 Statistics 4
 Credits16
Spring
COM 590 Professional Communication 4
MGMT 569 Budget Management 4
General Education Course 4
Elective 4
 Credits16
Third Year
Fall
MGMT 626 Project Management Strategies 4
CMPL 643 Managing Information Technology 4
CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking 4
Elective 4
 Credits16
Spring
CMPL 641 Database Management Systems 4
LD 600 Becoming an Effective Leader 4
General Education Course 4
Elective 4
 Credits16
Fourth Year
Fall
CMPL 642 Systems Analysis and Design 4
HRM 580
or HRM 635
or MGMT 608
Change Management
or Managing Conflict
or Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace
4
IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
Elective 4
 Credits16
Spring
CMPL 797
or CMPL 795
Integrative Capstone: Best Practices in Information Technology
or Integrative Capstone: Internship in Computer Information Tech and Tech Management
4
Elective 4
 Credits8
 Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at UNH
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.0 is required for conferral*
Core Curriculum Required: General Education Program
Major, Option and Elective Requirements as indicated.
*GPA: Major and any state certification GPA requirements may be higher and are indicated in program details.
 
A minimum grade of C- is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor, and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor. Please note that Option requirements are considered part of the Major. Students must complete 16 upper-level credits in majors within the College of Professional Studies, Online.

General Education Program Requirements

A minimum grade of D- is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.

All General Education requirements, including CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar, must be taken prior to the capstone.

ENG 420The Writing Process4
COM 460Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics4
COM 480Visual Communication4
CRIT 501Introduction to Critical Inquiry4
Select one of the following:4
MTH 402
Math for Our World
MTH 504
Statistics
MTH 510
Pre-Calculus
Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems4
Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World4
Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression4
CRIT 602Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking4
IDIS 601Interdisciplinary Seminar4
Total Credits40

Writing Program Requirements

All bachelor's degree candidates are required to complete four writing intensive courses as part of the University Writing Program Requirements as follows:

ENG 420
The Writing Process
One Writing Intensive course in the Major
One Writing Intensive course at the 600-level or above
One Additional Writing Intensive Course

Writing Intensive courses are identified with the label "Writing Intensive Course" in the "Attributes" section of the course description and/or a W following the course number.

 

Major Requirements

Prior to capstone enrollment, students are expected to complete the majority of their required major courses along with CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar. Students should consult with their advisor regarding specific major courses that may be completed with their capstone. Academic Advisor approval is required for registration to be processed.

Major in Technology Management
Foundation Courses
COM 590Professional Communication4
CMPL 415Programming Fundamentals4
CMPL 512Advanced Software Tools4
CMPL 525Foundations of Cybersecurity4
MGMT 410Principles of Management4
Intermediate Courses
CMPL 614Computer and Network Systems4
CMPL 641Database Management Systems4
CMPL 643Managing Information Technology4
MTH 504Statistics4
MGMT 569Budget Management4
Advanced Courses
CMPL 642Systems Analysis and Design4
LD 600Becoming an Effective Leader4
MGMT 626Project Management Strategies4
Select one of the following:4
MGMT 608
Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace
or HRM 580
Change Management
or HRM 635
Managing Conflict
Integrative Capstone
CMPL 795Integrative Capstone: Internship in Computer Information Tech and Tech Management4
or CMPL 797 Integrative Capstone: Best Practices in Information Technology
Total Credits60

Electives

Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, option or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree from the Online Division of the College of Professional Studies.

 
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of fundamental management and accounting practices.
  • Possess proficiency in technology, including fundamentals of programming, network systems, databases, and the web.
  • Lead teams, manage projects and make decisions effectively.
  • Communicate successfully to and with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Engage with emerging trends in the rapidly evolving environments of technology and business, and understand their potential applications and risks.
  • Assess the contributions that effective technology management makes to organizational goals and their achievement.
  • Apply, integrate, and synthesize competencies gained from technical and management courses to make a strategic contribution to business enterprise.

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