Enhance your undergraduate degree with this program designed to provide the professional development needed to advance your career. This unique graduate degree has been jointly developed with Temple's Fox School of Business and Management with required and elective courses in both schools. If you wish to pursue a career in technology-based ventures and want to learn the management techniques necessary to drive and oversee technology development and implementation in organizations, then this degree with help you achieve those goals. The program will give you insights into the market and commercial factors that should be considered when developing new products or technologies, or introducing them into you organization.
The EMGT degree is offered in a fully online, on-campus classroom or in a hybrid-format. It requires 30 semester hours and can be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. Students must complete 21 semester hours of required courses, with 13.5 semester hours taken in the College of Engineering and 7.5 semester hours taken in the Fox School of Business and Management. The remaining 9 semester hours will consist of elective courses taken from either school.
Required Core Courses (21 semester hours)
EMGT 5633 Management Principles for Innovators (3) °
EMGT 5631 Design Thinking (1.5) °
SGM 5117 New Venture Creation (1.5)*
SGM 5118 Innovation-Based Strategy (1.5)*
SGM 5122 Business Model Innovation (1.5)*
SGM 5126 Innovation Adoption and Diffusion (1.5)*
SGM 5124 Creative Problem Solving (1.5)*
EMGT 5632 New Product Development (3) °
EMGT 5636 Lean Six-Sigma and the Science of Improvement (3) °
EMGT 5635 Financial Management for Technologists (1.5) °
EMGT 5634 Project Management (1.5) °
NOTE: * Fox course; ° Engineering Course
Elective Coursework (9 semester hours)
Students can choose from a number of different elective courses, such as: Managing Strategic Alliances: Competing through Collaborations, Managing Knowledge Networks, Corporate Strategy: Managing Diversified Firms, and Strategy Implementation: Designing Organizations for Success.
- To enable focus in the coursework, an undergraduate degree in science, technology, or engineering from an ABET-accredited or equivalent institution is required. Students with an undergraduate degree in a related field may also be considered, though they may require some prerequisite coursework.
- minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
- minimum GRE scores as follows: Verbal - 150, Quantitative - 151, Analytical Writing 4.5.
- For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL or IELTS exam is required with the following minimum scores: 79 on the internet-based TOEFL OR a 6.5 on the academic version of the IELTS.