The 36-credit Tech MBA focuses on innovation and technology management. Corporate social responsibility, ethics, and legal issues are integrated throughout the curriculum. Click the schedule to see a larger version or view the course descriptions.
Students admitted in the Michigan Tech on-campus MBA program are not permitted to take Tech MBA Online courses. Students who want to take on-campus MBA courses under senior rule must first be admitted to the program.
The Tech MBA is structured so that students entering in the fall semester can complete the program in three (3) consecutive semesters (fall, spring, summer) by taking four (4) required courses each semester (12 credits). Due to course offerings and prerequisites, students who deviate from this one-year schedule will need additional time to complete the program requirements.
The 12 required courses and prerequisites (in parentheses) are listed by semester in the course schedule image below.
Innovation and Technology Management
Managing Innovation and Technology provides a strategic framework for identifying and exploiting opportunities emerging from the evolution of technology. Managing Change teaches how to lead and structure organizations and their processes for flexibility and adaptability. Launching Entrepreneurial Ventures focuses on the challenges of launching, growing, and monetizing new technology-based businesses both inside and outside of existing firms. Together, these courses provide a foundation for success in emerging industries, high-velocity environments, and traditional businesses facing discontinuous change.
Professional Development Seminars
Develop leadership and managerial skills, cultural awareness, social responsibility, and a professional presence. Connect with area business ventures.
Other Co-curricular Advantages
August orientation, communications coach; professional and peer networking; advisor/student advocate; instructional technologies support; dedicated graduate student lab, two conference rooms, web conferencing, personalized set of web collaboration tools
The Tech MBA orientation is a highly focused event to prepare you for the rigors of the MBA program; you will participate in workshops on presentation skills, case studies, and research, and have meetings with the MBA faculty and career advisors. Included in the Tech MBA orientation is a one-day Graduate School orientation. The four-day Tech MBA orientation begins at noon on Monday, one week before classes start in the fall semester.