Master in Technology

University of Central Missouri

Program Description

Master in Technology

University of Central Missouri

The Master of Science in Technology degree is an advanced curriculum focused on preparing individuals for positions in technology related organizations, enterprises and activities.

The School of Technology facilities are designed to provide students with the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art technology, software applications, and equipment. This is a necessity when preparing students for technical and management careers in the twenty first century.


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.

Required core coursework includes classes in quality systems, current issues in industry, organizational dynamics, applied research, legal aspects of industry, and international management. In addition, students select 12 to 15 hours of credit from approved electives that allow them to specialize in an area of interest. The specialization areas include: Agriculture, Electronics Technology, Graphics, Automotive Technology, CADD Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, Graphic Arts Technology Management, General Technology, Lean Six-Sigma, Manufacturing Management, Network Security, Photography, or other approved departments. These graduate electives are to be taken at UCM.

Prior to admission to this program, a student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 or have received at least a 3.0 in Research Methods, Legal Aspects of Industry, and one three-hour course from the approved graduate electives program listing. In addition to the undergraduate or graduate grade-point average, each student must have completed the minimum background requirements listed in the graduate catalog and 15 semester hours of technology and/or related work experience.

Applicants must submit a "Career Goal Statement", and Resume including three contact references. A student must pass a comprehensive examination before completion of the program.


The objectives of the Master of Science in Technology are to:

  • Provide a sound academic background in an approved technical areas.
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to creative intellectual specialties.
  • Provide courses that will enhance an individual's quality of life through increased knowledge and skills needed for the technical age.
  • Provide the opportunity to apply the scientific method of research to technical problems.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 31, 2017
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Sept. 2017
Full time
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USA Warrensburg, Missouri
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