Master of Science in Technology Management: E-Business Specialization

NOTE: As of Spring 2010, no new applications will be accepted for this specialization. Current students should review the course phase-out plan, complete a study plan and then contact their graduate advisor to go over their plan for completing the program requirements.

Enterprises of all types and sizes increasingly rely on e-business transactions. Your knowledge of effective e-commerce and e-business strategies will get you noticed in any business environment. The E-Business (EBUS) specialization provides courses on how managers can design and operate web sites and generally conduct e-commerce and e-business effectively. The specialization is structured to accommodate the needs of students who are specialists in information technology as well as those with little or no experience with computers. In addition to receiving a solid technology foundation, students are exposed to the relevant business aspects such as strategic planning, marketing planning, security planning and financial and economic aspects of e-business and social, legal and regulatory issues.

Career Path

The Master of Science in Technology Management serves a number of careers at the entry-, mid- or high-level position, depending on the prior level of experience of the candidate.

Graduates of the E-Business specialization, depending on their background, can find positions such as:

  • Web Site Designer
  • E-Marketing Specialist
  • E-Security Expert
  • E-Government Specialist

Requirements

Recommendations

Students who wish to improve their graduate writing skills may take COMM 600, Academic Writing for Graduate Students (3).

Core Required Courses

UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0), to be taken within the first 6 credits of study

  • TMAN 611 Principles of Technology Management (3)
  • TMAN 614 Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (3)
  • TMAN 632 Organizational Performance Management (3)
  • TMAN 633 Managing People in Technology-Based Organizations (3)
  • TMAN 625 Economics and Financial Analysis for Technology Managers (3)

Clustered Course Option

TMAN 680 Managing Strategy and Performance in Technology-Based Organizations (6) is a 6-credit course. Students who receive credit for TMAN 680 cannot take TMAN 614 or TMAN 632.

TMAN 600 Foundations of Management and Technology (6) is a six-credit course. Students who receive credit for TMAN 600 may not receive credit for TMAN 611 or TMAN 633.

E-Business (EBUS) Specialization Required Courses

Capstone Course: EBUS 670 E-Business Capstone (3)

Specialization Rules

Courses must be taken in the order as shown above.

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