Master of Art Programs in Technology Studies

Compare 20 Master of Art Programs in Technology Studies

Technology Studies

Upon achieving a bachelor’s degree, many students choose to pursue a master’s degree in their given field of study because of the more specialized study—and increased career opportunities—that the degree provides.  A master’s degree can take anywhere from one to two years to complete.

What is an MA in Technology Studies? Most technology master’s programs teach and train students how to create and manage innovations and provide in-depth knowledge on the analytical functions of management. The concepts of entrepreneurism, process optimization and research methods are often cultivated or at least addressed. Additionally, many programs give students an opportunity to take an internship during the final semester of the course of study after declaring an area of specialization.  

There are myriad benefits of achieving an MA a technology field. Most students appreciate the versatility of the degree and the fact that it provides a practical foundation to many modern applied sciences. Technology studies are sometimes grouped with programs in science, mathematics and engineering.  When these subjects are combined, they are generally known as STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

The costs of earning this type of degree vary by school, the geographic location of the school and the length of the program. Contact the admission office of the school you’re interested in directly for exact course and registration fees.

Graduates with an MA in Technology Studies go on to rewarding careers in both the public and private sector. Because of the broad nature of the degree, graduates find that their skills are marketable in a number of different fields. For example, graduates often work in the product development and marketing departments of companies or, armed with newfound entrepreneurial skills, they may decide to develop their own product or invention and go into business for themselves.

There are numerous opportunities to earn an MA in a technology field both in the United States and overseas. Many online opportunities also exist for the program, which is a good option for working professionals in particular, who comprise a significant number of those seeking this type of degree. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in IT Management

IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 - 8 semesters October 2018 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

As IT Manager you will develop strategies to utilize data, information, and knowledge of your organization in order to achieve and develop strategic objectives. Working at the interface between leadership and information technology, you will conduct and supervise projects within and between international enterprises, non-governmental, or governmental organizations. [+]

IT Management (M.A.) ‒ crossing the gap between management and technology

Information is a key asset in today's economy. Recognizing its value for an organization, taking advantage of its potential and harnessing its technologies lies in the authority of IT Management.

As IT Manager you will develop strategies to utilize data, information, and knowledge of your organization in order to achieve and develop strategic objectives. Working at the interface between leadership and information technology, you will conduct and supervise projects within and between international enterprises, non-governmental, or governmental organizations.

Facts & Figures Multi-Campus One study programme, three cities, countless experiences In selected master programmes IUBH offers you the chance to switch during your studies between the German and Irish campus locations Dublin, Berlin and Bad Honnef. Your advantages Gain priceless experiences abroad Expand your network with international contacts No additional fees A switch is possible every semester (at the end of each semester) Requirements You are a full-time student Your study programme is offered at your preferred campus location What are the professional prospects in IT Management? ... [-]

Master of Arts in International Management - IT Management Specialization

New European College
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2019 Germany Munich

IT Management experts are equipped to tackle the leadership positions within high-tech environments combining their strategic and operational understanding of technology and how it can enhance essential business processes. [+]

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Management is a 4-semester program designed to build upon your existing undergraduate studies enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever-evolving and international workplace.

All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teachings such as presentations and group projects coupled with real-world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a Ph.D. program in the future.... [-]


MA in Information Studies - Digital Living

Aarhus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Denmark Aarhus

The programme takes a multidisciplinary approach to study digital living by focusing on three main strands – the sociological, the constructing, and the entrepreneurial strand. [+]

Work and Social Life in an Era of Smart Machines and Social Media

The Aarhus University MSc in Information Studies–Digital Living looks at how digital technologies are used in everyday life. The programme is an opportunity to consider how we might design better futures by exploring the intersection of networked sociality, organizational practices, and IT design.

Internationally established professors in digital culture studies give their expertise on the social impact of digital technologies. Computer scientists work with students to develop hands-on knowledge of how digital forms of communication and interaction are designed and programmed. Professors from information and media studies help students build a strong grounding in the political, social, and economic structures of twenty-first-century organizations and institutions.... [-]


MA in Technology Governance and Digital Transformation

TalTech University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Estonia Tallinn

The focus of the programme is on understanding digital technologies as the key driver of public and private-sector developments across the world, and how to make sure that digitisation brings about sustainable and green growth and development. [+]

The focus of the programme is on understanding digital technologies as the key driver of public and private-sector developments across the world, and how to make sure that digitisation brings about sustainable and green growth and development.

The programme is suitable for those interested in understanding:

the heterodox perspectives of economic development processes, i.e. systems of innovation, evolutionary, post-Keynesian and other heterodox perspectives; the dynamics of social and technological innovation and the role of different actors (entrepreneurs, large and small companies, citizens/users, governments) in these dynamics and in steering the directions of innovation; the meaning and management of digital transformations, and its impact on economy, society and government. ... [-]

MA in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics

Emerson College
Online Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 USA Boston + 1 more

Our expertly designed online curriculum empowers working professionals to advance their careers in the areas of digital marketing and data analytics. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for advertising and marketing managers will grow by 9% over a 10-year span. With a balanced curriculum of digital-centric marketing and omnichannel customer analytics courses, graduates of the program develop digital and analytic skills that are necessary to compete in today's dynamic insight-driven marketing environment. [+]

Program Details

Our expertly designed online curriculum empowers working professionals to advance their careers in the areas of digital marketing and data analytics. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for advertising and marketing managers will grow by 9% over a 10-year span. With a balanced curriculum of digital-centric marketing and omnichannel customer analytics courses, graduates of the program develop digital and analytic skills that are necessary to compete in today's dynamic insight-driven marketing environment.

You can complete our 32 credit program entirely online. The program curriculum is made up of four classes (16 credits) for Digital Marketing and four classes (16 credits) for Data Analytics. The online environment provides the flexibility to meet the needs of busy working professionals. Students can choose to take between 1-3 classes a semester and can complete the program in as little as 1-year with our accelerated option.... [-]


M.A. in Communication, Culture & Technology

Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

The CCT Program encourages students with different backgrounds and perspectives to work together to identify opportunities and challenges posed by new technologies. [+]

Communication, Culture, and Technology is an interdisciplinary Master of Arts Program focusing on challenges posed by new technologies in a range of fields, including research, government, politics, arts, media, communication, business, health, and medicine.

By cutting across institutional and disciplinary boundaries, students explore fresh solutions to complex problems. CCTers are prepared to bring innovative thinking and multiple conceptual tools to leadership roles in an ever-expanding information society.

At CCT, students cut across institutional and disciplinary boundaries to explore how we use media and technology to communicate from social, economic, political, and cultural perspectives. Faculty and students apply theory to practice in real-world settings, keeping pace with a rapidly growing information society and engaging in digital innovation.... [-]


MA in Communications Policy

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years United Kingdom London

This course is designed to give you a critical analysis of issues of policy and regulation in the media, information and/or telecommunications/internet sectors, which may include links between policy and policy-making affecting media industries and telecommunications/internet and political, economic or social developments affecting markets, companies, technologies, institutions or international relations. [+]

This course is designed to give you a critical analysis of issues of policy and regulation in the media, information and/or telecommunications/internet sectors, which may include links between policy and policy-making affecting media industries and telecommunications/internet and political, economic or social developments affecting markets, companies, technologies, institutions or international relations. The course encourages diversity and is designed to have international appeal. It ensures that you receive a relevant, well-grounded, high-quality education and skill base, enabling you to have a wide, clear and comprehensive understanding of communications policies.

Based on the continuous assessment, the course is taught in lectures and seminars by the team from Westminster’s top-rated Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI). You will be part of a bustling, multicultural academic department which boasts a strong research culture. You will be able to attend the regular talks by outside speakers (academics and practitioners) on a variety of communication and mass media issues.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Science and Technology Policy

The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

At the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, we offer a Master of Arts in International Science and Technology Policy that is one of the most prominent programs of its kind in the world. Our students receive more than just a classroom education in policy analysis, research methods, and issues in science and technology; they also learn about the global impacts of these policies and put them to practice in the Washington, DC, science, and technology community. [+]

Scientific and technological advances are critical to international competitiveness, improvements in the quality of life around the world, and national growth. In today’s global economy, few fields of policy studies are more pivotal to the world of international affairs than that of science and technology policy. Most universities place their science and technology policy programs within schools of public policy or engineering.

At the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, we offer a Master of Arts in International Science and Technology Policy that is one of the most prominent programs of its kind in the world. Our students receive more than just a classroom education in policy analysis, research methods, and issues in science and technology; they also learn about the global impacts of these policies and put them to practice in the Washington, DC, science, and technology community.... [-]


MA in Digital Humanities

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Medford

In the Digital Humanities program, you will learn to build research projects that tackle questions across the whole field of premodern studies while using and developing new digital technologies. [+]

In the Digital Humanities M.A. program, you will study of the creation, transmission, preservation, and transformation of knowledge across time and culture from Antiquity to the Renaissance and the early modern period. Computerized techniques are particularly useful for this field of inquiry as they allow for processing large amounts of data across the barriers of time and space, but also language and medium.

As a student in the Digital Tools for Premodern Studies program, you will:

Gain a broad interdisciplinary perspective on the humanities Develop a research portfolio in hands-on classes and labs Develop a personalized employment profile that can lead to careers in education, archiving, data science, or technology ... [-]

Master in Innovation and Technology Management

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Estonia Tartu

The programme educates specialists who are able to implement ICT solutions to management processes of enterprises. [+]

The Innovation and Technology programme educates specialists who are able to implement ICT solutions to management processes of enterprises and thus help companies to grow through more added value created. Qualified students should have a bachelor's degree in economy or ICT related field.

Upon successful graduation, a student:

has an overview of innovation theories and innovation policy has deep knowledge in the application of innovation or technology management is able to collect, analyse and interpret data of company from strategic and operational level to measure the productivity of the company is able to use different methods to analyse company business processes to propose improvements and to measure implementation efficiency is able to do business with digital products and manage those is familiar with developments in technology is collaborative and can communicate with different stakeholders, is able to lead meetings and workshops ... [-]

MA in Software Engineering

Beijing Institute Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2019 China Beijing

Software Engineering at BIT is in the forefront of national software programs and is a key program in the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The program, with software engineering as the key subject, includes software system development and software engineering management. [+]

MA in Software Engineering

Software Engineering at BIT is in the forefront of national software programs and is a key program in the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The program, with software engineering as the key subject, includes software system development and software engineering management. The program mainly covers basic theory, knowledge, and skills in software engineering and computer science, software analysis and development, computer application system, and the design and development of computer network systems.

Graduates, with advanced engineering methods, tools, and techniques in the field of software engineering, will be employed in the fields of software system analysis, development, and maintenance.... [-]


MA in Web Design & Content Planning

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme takes graduates from many disciplines and provides them with the skills to plan, design, build and promote effective websites. It is designed for people who manage corporate websites, those who wish to start their own web business and those who would like to build a career in the web design industry. The design of excellent websites presents a notable intellectual challenge and, during the programme, students develop a modern, professional and 'real-world' approach. Our objective is to provide a balanced education in the three main aspects of web design and content management: technical, functional and aesthetic. [+]

The technical aspects of the teaching provide an understanding of the tools, technologies and principles used for the design and development of contemporary websites. This includes the creation of semantically correct markup, the separation of presentation from content (HTML and CSS) and compliance with web standards (W3C).

The functional aspects focus on the creation of websites with good information architecture that are accessible, usable and findable as a result of effective search engine marketing and optimisation (SEM/SEO). Students learn how people use the web, how they navigate web content and how they search for information. The aesthetic aspects of web design are considered in relation to graphic, artistic, typographic and business objectives, including corporate identity and branding.... [-]


MA - Master of Arts in Technology Management

United International Business Schools
Online Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 9 - 36 months September 2019 Belgium Antwerp Spain Barcelona Brussels Madrid Japan Tokyo Switzerland Zürich Lausanne Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva + 17 more

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. [+]

Starting dates

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.

Program duration

Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload.

Part-time students can earn a Master degree in 2 to 3 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the full-time program.... [-]


MA in Information and Communication Engineering

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications
Campus Full time 5 months September 2019 China Nanjing

MA in Information and Communication Engineering [+]

The Requirements of Educational Background

For those who pursue a bachelor's degree, the applicant must have a high school diploma, excellent performance during high school period, and good health. In principle, not older than 25 years of age.

For those who pursue a master's degree, the applicant must have a related bachelor degree, excellent performance during undergraduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 35 years of age.

For those who pursue a doctor's degree, the applicant must have a related master degree, excellent performance during graduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 40 years of age. The Language Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate admission should meet requirements of IELTS or TOEFL. If the applicant has no corresponding certificate, he/she can participate in language training, and could start the professional learning phase after passing the training.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Electrical and Information Engineering

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

In the electromechanical age, Electrical Engineering as a discipline was monolithic. The name Department of Electrical Engineering was adopted by Universities offering the programme. Then came the era of microelectronics which broadened the discipline to Electrical and Electronic Engineering; and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering became the order of the day. [+]

In the electromechanical age, Electrical Engineering as a discipline was monolithic. The name Department of Electrical Engineering was adopted by Universities offering the programme. Then came the era of microelectronics which broadened the discipline to Electrical and Electronic Engineering; and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering became the order of the day. The computer age followed and it became fashionable to have a Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The new realm now is an Information age and in order to cope effectively with industry’s labour demand, it is imperative to design programmes and curricula to meet this demand. Hence, the new nomenclature of Department of Electrical and Information Engineering; and the programmes offered in this Department.... [-]