Technological Innovation

Technological Innovation

The MSM Technological Innovation degree offers courses which prepare students to work within technology fields, providing knowledge and skills to navigate the process of creating new ventures and projects within organizations. Students from the fields of science, medicine, engineering and technology can benefit greatly from this program.

Admission Requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred)
  • May accept GRE if applicant has two years of work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment

It is recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.  I-20 forms are processed by the Office of International Programs.

Additional Information

Foundation Courses —6 Credits
6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6200:620 Strategic Marketing 3
MSM Core Courses —12 Credits
6500:675 Global Supply Chain Management 3
6500:652 Managing People in Organizations 3
6500:601 Business Analytics and Information Strategy 3
6500:678 Project Management 3
MSM Technological Innovation Core —12 Credits
6400:602 Managerial Finance 3
6500:608 Entrepreneurship 3
6500:651 Management of Organizational Transformation 3
6500:655 Management of Technology 3
Restricted Electives (Choose 2) —6 Credits
6200:554 Information Systems Security 3
6400:623 Legal Aspects of Business Transactions 3
6500:645 Software Development and Quality Assurance 3
6500:689 BioInnovation and Design 3
6700:695 Gateway Internship 3
9200:700 Introduction to Intellectual Property 3
Total Core Credits 30
Maximum Requirement 36

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.

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