Best Masters in Technology Management in Washington, DC

August 21, 2014

MS in Technology Management

There are many programs offered for masters in technology management in Washington, D.C. The biggest challenge in evaluating the best technology management programs is finding them. Many programs use variations of the same name or even offer programs as a specialization of another program (for example, an MBA with a specialization in technology management). Similar masters in technology management programs are often housed in different schools (business, engineering, professional studies). This makes comparing the best masters in technology management in Washington, D.C. very difficult.

More importantly you need to determine which is the best masters in technology management program for you. The first step is to visit the website of each masters in technology management in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area.

Factors to consider include

  • Location – Is it in Washington, DC? Outside of it? How will the commute be? Is it accessible via mass transit?
  • Format – How many credits? How long does will it take to complete the program? When (day of week and time of day) are classes?
  • Curriculum – What classes are required? Are they relevant in today’s dynamically changing IT environment? Does it offer CIO certification?
  • Career Services – What support do they offer during the program? At graduation? After graduation? What kind of professional network will I build during the program?

Each of these factors should be weighed heavily when determining which is the best masters in technology management in Washington, D.C. for you.

At George Mason’s School of Business, we offer a Masters in Technology Management for Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia IT professionals that offers students the opportunity for a relevant and focused curriculum, experienced faculty, flexible program design for working professionals, active IT industry and global partnerships, and accomplished students and alumni.  Our location in Northern Virginia—one of the most important technology corridors in the country—offers access to an extensive national and international network of employers including federal policymakers, government officials, and business leaders.

With a January start date, you complete the 36 credit degree program in just 16 months taking classes only on Saturdays. The program features a 7-10 day global residency, CIO certification, and concludes with a capstone project where you will earn hands-on consulting experience.

Almost two-thirds of our students are employed in the private sector, while the remainder works for federal government agencies or departments. Some of the major industries represented by our students are information technology, telecom, defense, healthcare, financial services, consulting and e-commerce.

Below is a short list of some of the best programs for a masters in technology management in Washington, D.C.

George Mason School of Business
MS in Technology Management
Fairfax, VA

George Washington University
Master of Science in Information Systems Technology
Washington, DC

Georgetown University
Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management
Washington, DC

Catholic University of America
Master of Science in Information Technology with a Concentration in Health Information Technology
Washington, DC

University of Maryland
Master of Information Management
College Park, MD

McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia
MS in Management of IT
Charlottesville, VA

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About Jackie Buchy

Since 2011, I have served as the assistant dean for graduate enrollment at George Mason University's School of Business. In my role, I work with prospective graduate students to identify and select the best graduate program to meet their career goals.

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