Masters of Arts in Technology Studies

Compare 21 MA 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? 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 in Technology. Most students appreciate the versatility of the degree and the fact that it provides a practical foundation to many modern applied sciences.

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 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 Technology 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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M.A. Information Technology Management

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA Saint Louis Orlando + 1 more

Computer technologies and the IT professionals who manage them are vital assets in the business world. At Webster University, the master's degree in information technology management focuses on emerging technologies and the management of both IT and people engaged in computer technology enterprises. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. M.A. Information Technology Management Computer technologies and the IT professionals who manage them are vital assets in the business world. At Webster University, the master's degree in information technology management focuses on emerging technologies and the management of both IT and people engaged in computer technology enterprises. Graduate students gain an understanding of information technology as a management tool in facilitating the flow of information throughout the business enterprise. The master's degree in IT management program is designed for managers and others with similar responsibilities in the information technology field. IT professionals also fine-tune their computer skills in Webster University's graduate program through the study of the latest computer technology applications, business operations, and communication and management strategies used for technology centers. Points of Distinction The MA in information technology management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Learning Outcomes Students will be able to explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the field of information technology management. Students will be able to effectively apply important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the field of information technology management when analyzing complex factual situations. Students will be able to effectively integrate (or synthesize) important facts, concepts, principles, and theories in the field of information technology management when developing solutions to multifaceted information technology management problems in complex factual situations. Course Requirements • Signed Application Form • Proof of English Proficiency:... [-]

Master in International Management - IT Management (for EU students)

IUBH School of Business and Management (for EU students)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Bad Honnef

With a master degree in International Management - IT Management you deal with the decisive factors behind the success of IT project management and acquire in four semesters the know-how that you need to become a sought after executive at the interface between business and IT... [+]

In recent years the management of IT projects has increasingly become a central management task - regardless of whether you work for a global player, a SME or a consultancy. With a master degree in International Management - IT Management you deal with the decisive factors behind the success of IT project management and acquire in four semesters the know-how that you need to become a sought after executive at the interface between business and IT. Focus on IT Management The IT Management specialisation is specifically geared to the needs that arise through the use of advanced IT technologies and focuses on five areas of IT management: IT service management, IT-Governance und Compliance, IT-Architecture und Software Engineering. With this specialisation you focus on the project management concepts and tools as well as the core elements of IT services and their stakeholders. You gain an understanding of the legal framework and IT compliance, and involve yourself in the development and management of innovative IT architecture. You will also learn fundamentals of software engineering, identify typical risks and develop measures for planning and implementing commercial software systems. During your degree programme you develop a deep understanding of the requirements, measures and implementation of successful IT project management. Through case studies and simulations you have opportunity to apply your knowledge to practical situations and thereby gain the methodological, technological and analytical skills that are in high demand in the field of IT management. Programme information Unique Programme Features English is the language of... [-]

Master of Arts in International Management - IT Management Specialization

New European College
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 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. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. 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 teaching 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 PhD program in the future. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Information Operations

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS)
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Washington DC

DMGS' M.A. in Information Operations prepares students to help prevent and influence the outcomes of political and military conflict. [+]

Program Summary DMGS' M.A. in Information Operations focuses on the strategic aims, skill sets, and historical and innovative techniques that continue to provide opportunities to help prevent and influence the outcomes of political and military conflict. It also considers evolving U.S. institutional arrangements and authorities, some of which create tensions between Information Operations (IO) and the principles of liberal democracy, and procedures to mitigate this friction. This program educates students on a wide range of digital and human influence capabilities. IO represents a key instrument of current and anticipated national security policy. It provides a means of supporting, through information and education, allies and political elements abroad who share U.S. interests in many parts of the world. IO also provides a means of deterring and prevailing against state and nonstate adversaries and other competitors seeking to undermine U.S. security interests, ideals, and quality of life. Graduates of the degree program will be able to: Articulate the key fundamentals of IO as a tool of government policy. Illustrate current missions and techniques, including a more integrated “whole of government” approach to IO. Identify the role that the private sector and civil society now plays in IO and consider the advantages and risks of a broader “whole of society” approach to IO. Differentiate the fundamental legal and ethical issues associated with government employment of IO to enhance U.S. security and gain adversarial advantage. [-]

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. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. 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 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. Course content Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules, semester one DISSERTATION MODULE A taught module and group workshops in the first semester will guide you in conducting a major piece of independent research. This module will be supplemented by individual supervisions beginning from the second semester. The aim is to give you a guided framework within which you can demonstrate your ability to carry out advanced independent study and write it up in the form of a dissertation. The dissertation is a 15,000-word piece... [-]

Master in Innovation and Technology Management

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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 productivity of the company is able to use different methods to analyse company business processes to propose improvements and to measure implementation efficency 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 Graduates can work as innovation or process managers in any company that is already implementing or planning to implement ICT solutions in their processes. Students also have the ability to start their own company, especially as a consultation business in implementing ICT solutions, or work in public sector in the filed of innovation policy or digitalisation. The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings). It is located in Tartu, the second largest city in Estonia, which is known as the Student Capital of Estonia. 13 000 students are enrolled at the University of Tartu, incl. 1300 international students. [-]

MA Intelligence and Security Studies (Distance Learning)

Brunel University: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

Taught by the internationally respected scholars of the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies, backed up where required by practitioner expertise, the MA in Intelligence and Security Studies (MA ISS) now available by Distance Learning) offers a unique opportunity for practical, policy-oriented graduate study of intelligence issues applicable across the private and public sectors around the world. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. About the course Intelligence and security policy issues are now one of the fastest growing areas of academic and public concern, especially since '9/11' and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Today more than ever before national governments, international agencies and most major international corporations have an identified need for staff with a strong grasp of intelligence and security issues who can also demonstrate first-rate skills of research and assessment. Taught by the internationally respected scholars of the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies, backed up where required by practitioner expertise, the MA in Intelligence and Security Studies (MA ISS) now available by Distance Learning) offers a unique opportunity for practical, policy-oriented graduate study of intelligence issues applicable across the private and public sectors around the world. Aims This course will be of value to individuals seeking to go into security-oriented careers in both the private sectors, as well as to individuals engaged in the security professions who seek further qualifications and professional enhancement. A distinctive feature of the course lies in its combining the rigorous study of intelligence and security policy studies with practical opportunities to develop intelligence skills through case studies and simulation exercises dealing with intelligence analysis. Special Features BCISS The Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies is Britain's first academic centre dedicated to intelligence scholarship and policy-analysis. It includes one of Britain's most innovative scholars in the field, Dr Philip H J Davies, as well Dr Kristian Gustafson (director... [-]

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 2017 USA District of Columbia + 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. Is this program for you? Our students study everything from biotechnology and nanotechnology to information technology and the Internet, from security issues to international development, from energy and environmental concerns to space policy. Our program gives students the tools and training to understand the importance of science, technology, and innovation to pressing societal and economic issues and the skills to apply these policies in almost any setting. The program’s flexible curriculum combines required courses and electives selected to meet a student’s individual professional goals and intellectual interests. Classes meet in the evenings, accommodating the busy schedules of working professionals and allowing students to pursue daytime internships or employment in... [-]

MA Science-Technology-Society

University of Vienna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Austria Vienna

The MA Science-Technology-Society trains students to contribute to a research based critical understanding of the ever more important relations of science, technology and society. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. Knowledge and technologies are deeply intertwined with the ways we live in the world. How we communicate, move, work and care for our health – all this is constantly changing through new scientific and technological options. However, new techno-scientific possibilities also challenge existing value structures and ways of living, which leads to societal debates about risks, ethics and social justice. For detailed information see the STS-Website. At the same time, science and technology are not untouched by the societal environment they are part of. Socio-economic expectations and broader imaginaries of techno-scientific futures are part and parcel of contemporary research cultures, and influence how knowledge is produced and innovations are made. Understanding these complex relations of science, technology and society is crucial in the world of today. The master’s program Science-Technology-Society offers a unique opportunity to acquire expertise in this domain. The MA Science-Technology-Society trains students to contribute to a research based critical understanding of the ever more important relations of science, technology and society. Central elements of the program profile are a) a strong research orientation, b) internationality both in the scope of teaching as well as in the background of the students, c) a clear social science approach with a dedicated openness to the heterogeneous disciplinary backgrounds of its students and d) a focus on complementary skills vital in today’s academic and knowledge work contexts. In its respective specialisations, the MA in Science-Technology-Society provides a comprehensive and critical approach to analysing how (techno)sciences and... [-]

Master of Arts in Technologies of Learning and Communication

European University Cyprus
Campus or Online Full time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in depth understanding of this fast changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning. [+]

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in depth understanding of this fast changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning. Employment Opportunities Educators and Administrators will be able to employ their new skills and expertise in the context of public and private education and/or undertake further research in the field. [-]

MA in Communication & Information Studies

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 12 months February 2018 Netherlands Groningen Leeuwarden + 1 more

Communication is everywhere. Think of commercials, Facebook and TV. Professionals carefully plan what type of information people come across. Like to learn more? Then this programme is for you. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. Programme options Communicatiekunde (track) Communication is everywhere. Think of commercials, Facebook and TV. Professionals carefully plan what type of information people come across. Like to learn more? Then this programme is for you. N.B. The courses in this programme are mainly taught in Dutch, this is not an international MA-programme. This track is part of the Master's degree programme in Communication and Information Science. The proliferation and development of technology has created an abundance of possibilities for communication. Therefore, it makes sense to analyse the different sort of communication processes. In the Mater's track in Communication Studies, the focus is on language, language use and communication through diverse media. Communication Studies investigates the communication processes and products from a discourse-perspective. This means that interaction is central to this approach. In this track, you will study discourse-analyses in the area of organizational, media and computer communication. During the Master's degree, there is a lot of attention for analytical, problem solving and research skills. In addition, the programme has a strong interdisciplinary element: rather than just exploring communication studies, you will learn about language proficiency and information studies as well. It is possible to do an internship as part of your studyprogramme. Computercommunicatie (track) Digital Humanities (track) Communicatie en Educatie (track) Are you interested in the way in which people acquire and develop verbal communication skills? Then this is just the master's track for you. N.B. The courses in this track are mainly taught in Dutch, this... [-]

MA Innovation Management

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Innovation Management recognises the need to identify and verify opportunity. Where MBA and design management programmes analyse problems, this postgraduate course deploys connective and creative approaches to managing innovation in order to synthesise opportunities. [+]

MA Innovation Management recognises the need to identify and verify opportunity. Where MBA and design management programmes analyse problems, this postgraduate course deploys connective and creative approaches to managing innovation in order to synthesise opportunities. Reasons to Apply MA Innovation Management enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a sustained research project including a 15-week work placement, with an external host partner. You’ll have the chance to plan, promote and participate in an innovation management conference. Our staff members have active and ongoing links with a wide range of institutions, organisations and companies including The Design Council, Procter and Gamble, the Royal Society of Arts and Transport for London. Our graduates are highly attractive to potential employers in business, the creative industries or policy makers who wish to embrace 360- degree innovation. You will join a diverse cohort of students; many people who join this course bring valuable experience from a wide range of international cultures and professional industries, including marketing, law, journalism and fashion. Content and structure MA Innovation Management is part of the Culture and Enterprise programme. It aims to bring together open-minded individuals from a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds in order to promote new ways of thinking and... [-]

Master of Arts in IT Management

International Black Sea University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

MA in IT-Management Program joins contemporary tendencies of industry, business, management and theory of IT, integrating international practice and specific cases to enable its students to be open to process improvement and innovation. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. One of the most important requirements of today's business and various directions of industry is the permanently growing importance of modern information technologies. It is vital to use IT in relevant management techniques, taking into account that there is no industry in which information technology does not play a decisive role. Professional IT-Management specialists decrease the production as well as operational costs by finding faster and convenient solutions to production and management processes, leaving much room for development of the product and increasing of its quality. Language of Instruction: 1. English, 2. Georgian Programme Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Awarded Qualification: Master of Business Administration in IT Management Tuition fee for Georgian citizens: 4500 GEL Tuition fee for international students: 3000 USD Programme Description MA in IT-Management Program joins contemporary tendencies of industry, business, management and theory of IT, integrating international practice and specific cases to enable its students to be open to process improvement and innovation. The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. Our students create procedures and systems that ease capturing existing opportunities in the market, and being equipped with modern research tools they lead their organizations in a highly competitive era of technology. The skills emphasized in the program are creative and analytical thinking, as well as communications to help students capture speedily changing market opportunities. As a complement the program enables students to participate in practical internship programs. Programme... [-]

Master in Game Development

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

The MFA Game Development program allows students to further their careers by synthesizing traditional art and design fundamentals with today’s groundbreaking technologies. Students level up their skill through hands-on prototyping of game mechanics and art creation, followed by creating a thesis project and an industry-quality portfolio. [+]

The MFA Game Development program allows students to further their careers by synthesizing traditional art and design fundamentals with today’s groundbreaking technologies. Students level up their skill through hands-on prototyping of game mechanics and art creation, followed by creating a thesis project and an industry-quality portfolio. MFA Game Development Unit Requirements Major 27 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 12 units Electives* 6 units TOTAL 63 units *Per director approval MFA Game Development Degree Requirements Successful completion of Final Thesis Project Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units MFA Program Learning Outcomes Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: MFA Thesis Project Present an original thesis concept worthy of the MFA degree Demonstrate the feasibility of the thesis project Create a thesis project that demonstrates a mastery of interactive game design and specialized knowledge of game art or game and level design. Visual Communication Critically evaluate the aesthetics, meaning and effect of imagery. Technology Demonstrate mastery of the tools and technology related to area of specialty Demonstrate familiarity with contemporary game production technology and processes by completing game documents and a playable level Presentation Skills Present their ideas and solutions in a cogent and well-organized manner. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Create project schedules and milestones and manage resources to meet project goals Research and generate workable solutions under a deadline. Demonstrate a sophisticated level of understanding of game art or design Professional Readiness Produce a professional demo reel or... [-]

MA in Social Anthropology & Computing

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury

The aim of the MA in Social Anthropology with Computing is to prepare you to apply appropriate computer-based methods to anthropological research at a relatively advanced and creative level. [+]

MA Degrees in Technology Studies. Our School is highly inter-disciplinary and our postgraduate students can benefit from a wide variety of expertise not only in the traditional fields of social anthropology but also in areas such as environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, conservation biology, biodiversity management, environmental law and, in particular, computing applications for anthropology. The School also houses the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing (CSAC) under its Director, Dr. Michael Fischer. Thanks to the Centre the School is one of the world's leading institutions in the field of the application of computing techniques to anthropology. The aim of the MA in Social Anthropology with Computing is to prepare you to apply appropriate computer-based methods to anthropological research at a relatively advanced and creative level. You will develop a research perspective in social anthropology - the design, planning, implementation and analysis of anthropological research - and apply specialised computing methods to anthropological research and analysis. The following Master's programmes are recognised by the ESRC as having research training status, so successful completion of these courses is sufficient preparation for research in the various fields of social anthropology. Many of our students do, in fact, go on to do MPhil and PhD research. Others use their Master's qualification in employment ranging from research in government departments to teaching to consultancy work overseas. Postgraduate Diploma students may study the same course content as MA and MSc students on the respective programmes, but diploma programmes run for nine months full-time and are assessed by... [-]