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Tech Management
Online Master's Degree in Technology Management

Online Master's Degree:Technology Management

Organizational Leadership

The Technology Management concentration for Organizational Leadership master's degree program is designed to enhance student expertise in leading technical teams, integrating and managing technological advancements, balancing technology, culture, ethics, and innovation for strategic planning, policy development, and directing digital transformation efforts.

The program will empower students to develop the management acumen for leading technical projects and aiming to achieve the competitive advantage by optimizing the use of technology. The content will expose students to artificial intelligence, internet of things, blockchain and digital transformation as well as ethical decision-making, managing innovations, and technology strategies and policies.

Students will undertake an interdisciplinary curriculum to learn how to drive social impact for organizations and agencies through technology management. Students will learn how to communicate collaboratively, conduct technology assessments, and address the adverse challenges encountered by leaders in the private and public sectors.

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Online Master's in Technology Management
$139,220
Median
Annual Wage
Online Masters in Technology Management
12% Expected
Employment
Growth*
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics,
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook,
Computer and Information Systems Managers
(February 05, 2019); *From 2016-2026
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LEARNING OUTCOMES

The M.A. in Organizational Leadership aligns with the mission of Claremont Lincoln University to produce leaders capable of respecting differences and collaborating with those of diverse viewpoints to resolve problems.

CONCENTRATION GOALS

  • Analyze: Analyze and formulate strategic organizational values and plans for effective management of technological innovation development and evolution.
  • Apply: Apply research and theories to promote innovation, transformation, and ethics in technology management.
  • Evaluate: Evaluate theories and practices to cultivate policy and ethical decision-making in leveraging technology.

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP GOALS

  • Mindfulness: Apply awareness of self and the multi-faceted perspectives of others to lead in local and global contexts to reach common goals.
  • Conflict Resolution: Assess the cause of conflict in organizational settings and apply strategies to resolve and leverage conflict in diverse environments.
  • Ethical Leadership: Lead ethically and responsibly in positions of power in a workplace, community, or organization.
  • Strategic Communication: Demonstrate the interpersonal and engagement skills necessary for effective leaders to achieve innovative and collaborative resolution to community and organization issues.
  • Leadership Theories: Articulate and apply the major theories and principles of leadership, conduct analysis and recommend appropriate change strategies.
  • Action Research: Research, design, develop, and implement a capstone project plan to affect positive change in an organization.

CAREERS

As a graduate of Tech Management, you'll be prepared to approach your vocation from a new perspective. The skills & competencies this degree offers you can apply to careers in:

  • Chief Technology Officer

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager

  • Database Administrator

  • Healthcare Executive

  • Strategy Officer

  • Law Enforcement

  • Financial Services Manager

  • Government Employee

  • Supply Chain Manager

  • Communications Manager

  • Nongovernmental Organization Executives

  • Software Engineer

  • Software Developer

  • Technology Director

  • Technical Manager

  • Cybersecurity Policy Analyst

  • Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Systems Engineer

  • Program Analyst

  • Program Manager

  • Policy Analyst

  • Budget Analyst

  • Chief Information Officer

  • Executive Director

  • Information Security Manager

  • Information Security Analyst

  • Attorneys

  • Sales Manager

  • Sales Person

  • Marketing Specialist

  • Account Executive

  • Information Technologist

  • Network Engineer

  • Digital Forensics Analyst

  • Manufacturing Specialist

  • Communication Specialist

  • Computer Scientist

  • Intelligence Analyst

  • Intelligence Manager

  • Business Developer

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

A completed Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required to apply to Claremont Lincoln University. Neither a GRE or GMAT score is required for enrollment.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The Admissions process has been streamlined for applicants to complete the online application in 15 minutes or less. Unofficial Transcripts and a current Resume or CV are required to be uploaded with the online application. The Enrollment Committee will then review the application and determine an acceptance status within 24 business hours. A determination letter will then be sent, and in return, an acknowledgment of its receipt will be needed. The Admissions, Financial and Student Services Team will finalize any other necessary items to complete Enrollment.

Claremont Lincoln University reserves the right to request additional items as deemed necessary by the enrollment committee to determine student readiness for the graduate level workload. Claremont Lincoln University reserves the right to accept, provisionally accept, or deny students upon the evaluation of all admission documents.

Required Degree Courses

The Tech Management concentration is taken along with courses from The Claremont Core®. These courses teach the engagement skills necessary to implement the theories and ideas of tech management.

Tech Management Courses

MOL 5301
Leadership in Action
OPEN
Leadership in action is designed to support the exploration of leadership through self-reflection and assessment, including creating a personal mission statement and developing a leadership philosophy. Students will review a variety of leadership assessments, theories, and strategies on power dynamics, decision making, ethically addressing toxic leadership, conflict resolution, communication, and cultural awareness. Students will explore practical and experiential leadership styles and consider consequences of choices in the role of leading others. In addition, students will review and apply research strategies to develop knowledge and skills for action research preparing for the capstone action project. The course topics center around developing key leadership and action research skills to understand influencers in the social change process.
  • Leadership skills, knowledge and self-assessment
  • Cultural awareness/ power dynamics/ unconscious bias/ perception
  • Communication strategies/ nonverbal/ verbal/ presentation
  • Conflict resolution/ toxic and unethical leaders/ followership
  • Introduction to action research (capstone)
  • Change agent
MLT 5302
Management of Technology & Innovation
OPEN
In the increasingly technology savvy and diverse global business world, organizations require innovation and technology to become competitive and maintain that advantage. In this course, students will learn how to manage technology and innovation in a way that will allow an organization to reach a state of optimal maturity that is stable, flexible, and readily adaptable to change.
  • History and Intro
  • Project and agile management
  • Cybersecurity and enterprise risk management
  • Sustaining, evolutionary, revolutionary, and disruptive innovation
  • Sales and Digital Marketing Trends
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Technology and Innovation
  • Executive Development Plan
  • Disruptive technologies and Innovation
  • Disk Drive Industry
  • Digital Marketing Associate Certificate
  • Scrum Fundamentals
MLT 5303
Technology Strategy & Policy
OPEN
In today's cross-sections of strategy, technology and policy, it is imperative for organizations to have a clear understanding of driving strategy and technological improvements. Students will learn the importance of an ethical technology strategy in determining selection and the integration of technological innovations. They will also learn how to leverage national and international level policies to make organizational decisions on technology selection and how to use strategy as dimensions for improving critical thinking and leveraging policy to accomplish a technological and strategic advantage.
  • Driving Business Innovation
  • The Innovation Value Chain
  • Global Technology and Innovation
  • Today's Technological Challenges
  • Digital Transformation and Innovation
  • Innovation, Culture, and Technology
  • Disruptive technologies and innovation
  • Risk and AI
  • Flipping the Risk
  • 5G technology and smart cities
  • Leveraging public policy
MLT 5304
Technology & Ethics
OPEN
This course creates a platform for students to develop an enriched understanding of the interrelationship between technology and ethics for a global perspective. Students will learn the nuances of integrating technology skills and the professional skills of leadership within the ethical framework of technology including being mindful, dialoguing, collaborating, and understanding change management to leverage technology within an ethical foundation. Topics of the course include: the politics of ethics and technology, global perspectives, ethics in the digital realm, establishing organizational policies, decision making, and developing and implementing technology strategy.
  • Introduction of T & E
  • The Politics of Ethics and Technology
  • Global perspective
  • Political considerations
  • Ethics in the digital realm
  • Establishing organizational ethical policies
  • Morale
  • Decision making
  • Technology Integration with ethical mindfulness
MLT 5305
Digital Transformations & Project Management
OPEN
Project management skills are vital to the process of digital transformation within an organization through leadership skills. This course will explore management styles, team leadership, team transformation, and digital transformation in the context of project management and digital considerations for organizations. Students will learn the dynamics of project management, digital management and digital tools, digital innovation and products, and how to leverage team innovation and technology use for organizational success.
  • Technology management and team management
  • Project management
  • Digital management and digital tools
  • Digital innovation & products
  • Team innovation & technology use
MCC 5301
Claremont Core — Mindfulness
OPEN
At Claremont Lincoln, mindfulness is defined as "focused awareness in the present moment and cultivation of compassion in self and others," skills which are essential for sustained human development and broader engagement. To that end, this course involves you first and foremost in practices that cultivate self-awareness, mindful reflection, concentration, empathy and compassion (for self and others). By the end of the course, you will better understand the varieties of mindfulness practice, gain personal experience with practicing mindfulness, and be able to apply mindfulness principles in your personal and professional contexts. You will also begin to explore what issue or context you will engage in your Capstone Action Project (CAP).
MCC 5302
Claremont Core — Dialogue
OPEN
Effective dialogue is mindful communication that allows shared understanding among diverse constituencies. This course provides critical perspectives and creative activities to increase your communication effectiveness. You will be able to articulate contemporary theories and practices of dialogue to reframe conflict for shared understanding. By the end of the course, you will be able to practice interpersonal, intercultural, and interreligious dialogue in private, professional and public contexts. You also will identify potential dialogue partners around the issue you will address in your CAP.
MCC 5303
Claremont Core — Collaboration
OPEN
Collaboration is the co-creative dialogue among key stakeholders to develop strategies for positive change. In this course you will learn to develop strategies to engage diverse stakeholders effectively and create conditions for them to synthesize diverse perspectives. This includes the ability to work with people in a collaborative effort, no matter what cultural diversity or social privilege may exist. By the end of the course, you will be able to better manage interpersonal and organizational conflict and lead in a way that leverages intelligence and self-organization. You also will identify and secure commitment from collaborators for your CAP.
MCC 5304
Claremont Core — Change
OPEN
This course engages students in change-making, which is effective collaboration that generates positive and sustainable impact in society. In this course, you will integrate capacities from across the Claremont Core (mindfulness, dialogue and collaboration) to effectively design a project that positively affects a social situation. You will learn to evaluate the effectiveness of a project to improve it. You will demonstrate these abilities by designing an action plan for your CAP.
MLT 5306
Capstone in Technology Management Project
OPEN
Putting Your Ideas into Action — Your educational experience at Claremont Lincoln University culminates in the Capstone Action Project. This self-directed project draws on your entire educational experience where you research, analyze, and determine appropriate methods and contemporary strategies for designing and implementing initiatives that generate positive social impact.

Capstone Case Study Examples

The Claremont Core®

The Claremont Core Curriculum helps you develop
engagement skills for creating a sustainable impact.

Masters Degree in Technology ManagementIn an increasingly interconnected world, leaders who want to make positive, sustainable change need to develop the critical perspectives and collaborative skills necessary to reach across traditional barriers of ideology, culture, and faith. At CLU, we put development of these capabilities at the center of our degree programs. The result is the Claremont Core®, a sequence of four innovative courses. Progress through the Core takes you through a process of self-awareness and steadily evolves towards engagement with others and society at large. Learn More.

CLU's Online Programs Advantages

Claremont Lincoln's master's degree programs all have the distinct advantage of being 100% online, providing the flexibility to determine how and when coursework is performed. CLU master's degree programs can be completed in 15 months at a low cost of $15,000. In addition, the Admissions process has been streamlined for convenience. Neither a GRE or GMAT score is required to apply or be admitted.

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Technology Management Advanced DegreeNo GRE or
GMAT Required

CLU is a Nonprofit University

Claremont Lincoln University is a non-profit, "online-by-design", graduate university providing socially conscious education and multiplying social impact through the work of its students in the world.

As a nonprofit university, Claremont Lincoln University is focused on the student's learning experience as well as their career success. Funds received from donations, endowments and tuition go directly to curriculum and to enriching our students' education.

Since CLU is both online and nonprofit, the university is able to serve students who are not well served by traditional institutions and universities— allowing the university to deliver the innovative education its founder and benefactor David C. Lincoln envisioned.

Accreditation

Best Online Master's in Technology Management

Claremont Lincoln University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001.

The Commission has confirmed that Claremont Lincoln University has satisfactorily addressed the Core Commitments to Student Learning and Success; Quality and Improvement; and Institutional Integrity, Sustainability, and Accountability and is found to be in substantial compliance with the WSCUC Standards of Accreditation.

To obtain a copy of Claremont Lincoln University's WASC accreditation, please contact:

Stephanie Varnon-Hughes
Accreditation Liaison Officer
alo@ClaremontLincoln.edu

State Licensures

Claremont Lincoln University has entered into a complaint agreement for private non-profit institutions with the California Bureau of Post-Secondary Education (BPPE).

Department of Consumer Affairs
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA. 95833

Chief Complaint Unit
Phone: 916-431-6959
Email: bppe@dca.ca.gov
Fax: 916-263-1897

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What Students Are Saying About CLU

Here is what some of our current and past students are saying about Claremont Lincoln University. We are committed to being a student-centered community and are proud of how we have continued to establish dialogue and long-lasting relationships with our graduates by showcasing their action-oriented and impactful work across the globe.

Sami Hoda
Master's of Organizational Leadership '17

"All in all, I am better equipped to be an agent of positive change. I have found ways to use my education in my current work environment and in the volunteer work I do in education and with non-profits."

Kathy Trujillo
Master's in Ethical Leadership '16

"In speaking to the CLU core, every student can expect an emersion in developing skills that will enhance personal leadership and self awareness. I hope that CLU meets every students' expectations with a bit of surprise and magic mixed in."

"I am a lifelong learner and am convinced that our reward is commensurate with our effort. Some students will just want to be able to place an M.A. after their name while others are seeking ways to change the world. With the mix of world class professors and an exemplary cohort, I believe students will not finish the program in the same mindset that they started. Everything fit together so perfectly and the scaffolding made the entire program manageable."

"I am most proud of heeding the prompt to "reinvent" myself during the 18-month program and to put my energy in an environment where I can make a difference."

Midori Meyer
Master's in Social Impact  '15

"The Master's of Social Impact program taught me to take a grassroots approach to development."

Meet Our Faculty

Many hard working professionals contribute to a Claremont Lincoln University education. Here are just a few of the great faculty and staff that you will meet at CLU:

Calvin Nobles, Ph.D., Teaching Faculty

Dr. Nobles is a Cybersecurity Scientist and practitioner with more than 25 years of experience. He recently retired from the U.S. Navy and is currently employed in the Financial Services Industry. Dr. Nobles is a Cybersecurity Policy Fellow with the New America Think Tank.

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