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Master of Science in Technology Management

Master of Science in Technology Management (TECH MGMT MS)

33 Credits

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT    • 33 CREDITS    • TECH MGMT MS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The objective of the Master of Science in Technology Management is to offer a high quality, interdisciplinary technical and business graduate curriculum in technology management for today’s organizations. This program is designed to prepare graduates for a life-long career addressing critical leadership roles in private, public or government organizations. The MS in Technology Management combines a set of business and technical competencies to give Davenport University graduates the competitive advantages needed to lead information technology departments in the global economy.

TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
All students admitted into the Davenport University Master of Science in Technology Management are expected to have the necessary undergraduate preparation in information systems security, statistics, and business foundations prior to entering the 600-level courses. Students that have not successfully completed equivalent undergraduate courses will be required to complete the following graduate (500-level) foundational courses or the undergraduate level equivalent courses. A grade of “B” or better must be earned in each course to show proficiency.

Graduate Level Foundational Courses:
IAAS581    Information Security and Assurance
NETW520    Data Communications and Networks
STAT500    Statistics for Business

CURRICULUM
Students will apply leadership tactics, basic observational methods and logical reasoning to demonstrate best practices in problem solving with foundational knowledge in the following areas: industry regulations, network technologies, product and project management, risk mitigation, business continuity, information technology, disaster recovery, total quality management, budgeting and return on investment by using appropriate tools, methods and applications. Students will also choose electives based on their career focus and complete a thesis under the direct guidance of a faculty member.

The elective courses will provide an introduction to the different technical and administrative aspects of Technology Management. Topics will include: wireless networks, accounting information systems, banking and financial security, as well as leadership and change management strategies.

MASTER'S THESIS
A thesis paper forms the Capstone of this Master of Science in Technology Management program. The Capstone is a comprehensive research paper encompassing the learning from the students’ coursework in the program. Prior to enrolling in the CAPS798 Technology Management Thesis course, students must have both an approved Capstone Intent Form and an approved Research Proposal on file with the Program Director.

The final thesis paper is to be completed under the guidance of your faculty advisor and/or university designated faculty member during the CAPS798 course. More details on the master’s thesis and capstone process may be found in the Capstone Guidebook available from your faculty advisor.

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Accounting Fraud Investigation

Accounting Fraud Investigation (ACC FRD BBA)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  •  120 CREDITS  •  ACC FRD BBA

This program combines the development of technical skills in accounting, computer security, and legal investigation that are needed in fraud examination. Students specifically learn accounting principles, information systems, and auditing practices required in establishing internal controls for fraud prevention. In addition, this learning is coupled with the knowledge of network security that develops technological abilities in fraud detection. Interlacing the coursework in auditing and security is learning regarding the principles, methods, and techniques used in conducting criminal investigations that brings the fraud examination full circle. This program also prepares students with the soft skills of communications, teamwork and leadership needed by the fraud examiner professional.

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Medical Case Management

Medical Case Management (MED C MGT BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  MED C MGT BS

This program is designed to prepare the individual who is interested in entering or advancing in the area of medical case management. The student will learn the components of case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care. The program is open to health and human services professionals including Nurses and Medical Assistants, as well as those with no health-related background.

Potential employment for medical case managers may include working with insurance providers, third party administrators, integrated health care systems, physicians’ practices, rehabilitation agencies, legal firms, human services organizations or attorneys practicing in worker compensation and personal injury, government agencies, self insured organizations or as an independent consultant. This curriculum can prepare students for entry into the Davenport University's MBA Program

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the Medical Case Management profession, it is strongly recommended that students meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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