The Management of Technology Certificate is open to MBA and non-MBA graduate students at Georgia Tech and focuses on a STEM-based curriculum in technology management. Surveys of prior recipients confirm that earning a Management of Technology Certificate increases job prospects by diversifying the student’s resume and may provide greater opportunities for career advancement.
Management of Technology Certificate Overview
The certificate option is available to any student who is earning a graduate degree at Georgia Tech. Obtaining the certificate provides students with a strong foundation in managerial decision-making allowing them to work with peers across business, engineering, and science industries to develop and transform technical and scientific expertise to impact the the global marketplace. After completing the certificate, students will have the multi-disciplinary perspective necessary to meet strategic and operational challenges faced by established firms as well as start-ups operating in dynamic and uncertain environments.
Management of Technology Certificate Requirements
Students must complete a required course, MGT-ISyE 6772, that provides a multidisciplinary approach to innovation and technology management. Additionally, students select three electives from the approved electives list to develop an individualized program of study that fits their career goals.
A required course in a student’s major program of study cannot be used to meet an elective requirement for the certificate, according to Georgia Tech policy. In addition to certificate program requirements (see Embedded Graduate Certificate Guidelines), students must earn a grade of B or better in MGT-ISyE 6772 and in each of the three electives.