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U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach

Technology Management

Bridging the Gap between Technology and Business

Technology Management is a multidisciplinary field that prepares technical professionals to provide effective planning, selection, implementation and management of technology to solve today’s complex and challenging problems. This program bridges the gap between technology and business by equipping technologists with the expertise and leadership skills needed to advance their career in today’s fast-paced world. Students will expand their breadth of knowledge beyond a specific technical field into management and business. Business knowledge, organization insights and communication skills will be integrated with technical knowledge to develop proficient technical managers and leaders of projects, operations, organizations and people.

Designed for Working Professionals

The Technology Management program at the University of Idaho is a distance education program for technical professionals that want to progress in their careers. It is a multidisciplinary program giving students the opportunity to explore the analytical, technical and human resource aspects of managing in a technical environment. The program is designed to ensure continued technical growth while integrating a broad set of business, project or process management, and technical management courses to prepare the technologist for extensive management responsibilities. Students come from diverse backgrounds in industry, government and military. The University of Idaho faculty bring a blend of practical experience to the classroom from academia and industry.

Program Delivery

Faculty and instructors teach courses at U of I locations in Moscow, Idaho Falls and Boise. Courses may be delivered live, online via the web or produced for online delivery by Engineering Outreach (EO). EO courses are accessible within 2 hours of production. If you want the flexibility to watch classes at your convenience, this program can meet your needs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Through independent learning and collaborative study, attain and use knowledge in finance, statistics, technology, and business to enable business performance improvement across multiple functional areas of an organization.
  • Use data-driven management and leadership capabilities to solve problems in a complex, technical environment.

Core – 15 credits

  • ACCT 582 Enterprise Accounting
  • TM 510 Fundamentals of Engineering and Technology Management
  • TM 504 Leadership and Conflict Management or MHR 513 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • 400 or 500 level Statistics course – options include:
    • STAT 431 Statistical Analysis
    • STAT 422 Sample Survey Methods
    • ENVS 541 Sampling/Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
  • Project Management or Process Improvement course – options include:
    • INDT 448 Project and Program Management
    • EM 560 Project Risk Management
    • EM 580 Technical Project Management
    • OM 456 Quality Management

Focus Area Electives – 12 credits

With assistance from advisor and Major Professor, students select electives to create a cohesive content area of focus. The following suggested areas and coursework is not an exhaustive list. There may be crossover between the areas. Courses used for the core may not also be counted as an elective. Students are encouraged to review the semester schedule for possible courses applicable to their focus areas.

Student's goals and objectives vary as do the study plans. The focus area is developed through advising and approved by the Major Professor (faculty) and the Program Director to meet the goals of the student, requirements of the TM degree and the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies.

Project Management:

  • BLAW 520 Commercial Law
  • EM/TM 504 Optimization Methods
  • EM 560 Project Risk Management
  • EM 580 Technical Project Management
  • EM 582 Advanced Project Management
  • ENVS 485 Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  • ENVS 515 Life Cycle Assessment
  • ENVS 579 Envr Rules and Regs
  • FS 536 Principles of Sustainability
  • INDT 442 Systems Integration
  • INDT 448 Project and Program Management
  • NE/TM 529 Risk Assessment
  • ME 583 Reliability of Engineering Systems
  • OM 456 Quality Management
  • TM 518 Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Process Improvement and Innovation:

  • EM 504 Process Improvement Methods
  • EM/TM 504 Optimization Methods
  • EM 570 Global Produce Development
  • FS 536 Principles of Sustainability
  • INDT 444 Quality Assurance Organization and Management
  • INDT 453 Computer Integrated and Robotics Manufacturing Technology
  • INDT 457 Lean to Green Sustainable Technology
  • ME 583 Reliability of Engineering Systems
  • PSYC 442 Engineering Psychology
  • PSYC 561 Human-Computer Interaction
  • PSYC 561 Advanced Human Factors
  • TM/PSYC 552 Industrial Ergonomics

Industrial Safety:

  • ENVS 428 Pollution Prevention
  • INDT 462 Industrial Safety
  • NE/TM 514 Nuclear Safety
  • NE/TM 516 Nuclear Rules and Regulations
  • ORGS 550 Training and Performance Support
  • PSYC 442 Engineering Psychology
  • PSYC 561 Human-Computer Interaction
  • TM 535 Radiation Detection and Measurement
  • TM/PSYC 552 Industrial Ergonomics

Critical Infrastructure Resilience/Cybersecurity

  • CS 536 Adv Information Assurance Concepts
  • CS 538 Network Security
  • CS 547 Computer and Network Forensics
  • CS 548 Survivable Systems and Networks
  • CS 549 Fault/Tolerant Systems
  • ECE 469 Resilient Control of Critical Infrastructure
  • INDT 470 Homeland Security
  • INDT 472 National Incident Management Systems
  • NE/TM 529 Risk Assessment
  • TM 518 Critical Infrastructure Resilience Fundamentals
  • TM 525 Emergency Planning and Management

Nuclear Technology Management/Nuclear Criticality Safety:

  • ME 583 Reliability of Engineering Systems
  • NE 450 Principles of Nuclear Engineering
  • NE/TM 514 Nuclear Safety
  • NE/TM 516 Nuclear Rules and Regulations
  • NE 537 Radiation Effects on Materials
  • NE 538 Fundamentals of Nuclear Materials
  • NE 535/TM 513 Nuclear Criticality Safety I
  • NE 555 Nuclear Criticality Safety II
  • TM 512 Fundamentals of Nuclear Science
  • TM 528 Accident Investigation
  • TM 529 Risk Assessment
  • TM 535 Radiation Detection and Measurement

Emergency Planning and Management:

  • INDT 470 Homeland Security
  • INDT 472 National Incident Management Systems
  • TM 525 Emergency Management and Planning
  • TM 526 Community Emergency Planning
  • TM 528 Accident Investigation
  • TM 528 Risk Assessment
  • TM 533 Chemical Hazards
  • TM 534 Biological Hazards

Information Technology:

  • CS 536 Advanced Information Assurance
  • CS 541 Advanced Operating Systems
  • CS 547 Computer and Network Forensics
  • CS 579 Data Science
  • CTE Communication Technology
  • INDT 473 Fundamentals of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Environmental Safety and Technology:

  • ENVS 428 Pollution Prevention
  • ENVS 429 Environmental Audit
  • ENVS 485 Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  • ENVS 515 Life Cycle Assessment
  • ENVS 579 Intro to Environmental Regulations
  • FS 536 Principles of Sustainability
  • INDT 457 Lean to Green Sustainable Technology
  • INDT 413 Community Planning and Design for Fire Protection and Management
  • NE/TM 529 Risk Assessment
  • NE/TM 516 Nuclear Rules and Regulations
  • TM 525 Emergency Management and Planning
  • TM 533 Chemical Hazards

Advanced Manufacturing:

  • ENVS 485 Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  • INDT 408 Fire Safety Hazard Analysis
  • INDT 453 Computer Integrated and Robotics Manufacturing Technology
  • INDT 457 Lean to Green Sustainable Technology
  • INDT 473 Fundamentals of Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • ME 583 Reliability of Engineering Systems
  • NE/TM 529 Risk Assessment
  • PSYC 446 Engineering Psychology
  • PSYC 552 Ergonomics and Biomechanics

Master’s Research Project – 3 credits

  • TM 599 Master’s Project

Total Credits: 30

Comprehensive Exam Option

Students who select this option will be required to take the 15 credit core, 15 credits of electives and a 1 credit TM 596 Capstone Integration course.

Total Credits: 31

Master’s Thesis Option

Students who select this option will be required to take the 15 credit core, 9 credits of electives and 6 credits of TM 500 Master’s Research and Thesis.

Total Credits: 30

Contact

For more information about Technology Management, contact Alice Allen at 208-757-5452 or alicew@uidaho.edu or Lee Ostrom at 208-757-5427 or ostrom@uidaho.edu.

To apply for admission, visit the Graduate Admissions website.

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Good Career Opportunities

“According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, career opportunities for qualified technology and information systems managers are projected to grow much faster than average through 2018.” (www.worldwidelearn.com)

Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach