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Business & Technology Management

Gain a Competitive Advantage

Learn to use technology to meet the needs of an increasingly global, data-driven marketplace.

  • Program Overview

    Become a tech-savvy business professional

    Pair your business acumen with an understanding of existing and emerging technologies that will have an impact on the market of tomorrow. Stevenson University's master's degree in Business and Technology Management will equip you with the skills needed to tackle diverse projects across a variety of industries. Our program offers an organizational and data-driven approach, providing a true global perspective on the future of business.

    Overview

    Stevenson University's online Master of Science in Business and Technology Management was designed to give students the skills and knowledge that organizations need to have a competitive advantage in an increasingly global, technology-driven, and information-rich marketplace. The degree program will teach you not only about a wide variety of technologies and their architectures but also about how to integrate the full range of information technologies within an organization, from both strategic and operational perspectives. It is designed either for students interested in furthering their knowledge of the use and deployment of technology or for the business professional looking to improve management skills along with a practical working knowledge of today's information technologies.

    And no matter what your level of information technology expertise, we offer three cutting-edge tracks to enhance your education: Advanced Information Technologies, Emerging Technology Management, or Innovative Leadership. Through case study, a virtualized lab environment, and group projects, this program will prepare you to compete successfully for the best of the emerging technology/management jobs.

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  • Courses

    Courses

    Course Schedule 2014-15

    Download the PDF below to view the courses scheduled through fall 2015.

    Course Schedule

    Core Courses

    • BTM 601 Information Technology and the Organization
    • BTM 604 Cognitive Science for Requirements Analysis
    • BTM 606 Creativity in Information Systems
    • BTM 644 Project Management
    • BTM 663 Technology Law and Law Enforcement

    Capstone Courses

    • BTM 701 Systems Integration
    • BTM 702 Master's Project

    Tracks

    Advanced Information Technology Track

    The Advanced Information Technology track is designed to provide the IT professional with cutting-edge experience and knowledge in working with the leading applications, networks, and database design technologies of the day. The program provides key competencies for those following the career path of programmer, systems designer, systems integrator, database designer, and network designer. Technology professionals will gain in-depth knowledge of leading edge technologies, enabling them to choose the best technology solution for today's business problems. Information systems experience and literature analysis show that most system projects fail because the information analyst fails to define appropriate and accurate business and technical requirements and not for technical reason.

    Track-Specific Courses

    • BTM 618 Network Technologies
    • BTM 630 Object-Oriented Technology with C#
    • BTM 632 Client Server computing with ASP.NET
    • BTM 634 Enterprise Data Management
    • BTM 638 Enterprise Application Development

    Emerging Technology Management Track

    The Emerging Technology Management track combines knowledge about the technologies and their development with knowledge of the best practices in systems planning and design and project management in the IT area. All successful companies today rely on a core information technology infrastructure to carry on day-to-day operations. These mission critical systems contain the business rules and key data on products, services, and customers. They are often customer designed in-house or outsourced to satisfy the requirements of the organizations and business processes they support.

    Track-Specific Courses

    Students select five courses from the following:

    • BTM 640 Operating Environments Architecture & Infrastructure
    • BTM 642 Enterprise Application Process Analysis
    • BTM 643 E-Commerce Technologies
    • BTM 646 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
    • BTM 661 E-Systems Security
    • BTM 662 B2B Applications

    Innovative Leadership Track

    The Innovative Leadership track is designed on the basis of the principle that people are an organization's most valuable asset and good leaders establish effective relationships as the key to success. These leaders understand that the mission and vision of the organization are critical components to a functional organization and use these to guide employees and work with customers. Managerial expertise, negotiation skills and critical thinking motivate others to achieve superior performance and production. Leaders acknowledge that change is constant and that each organization must consider the global effects of its actions.

    Track-Specific Courses

    Students select five courses from the following:

    • BTM 635 Innovative Management and Leadership
    • BTM 645 Supply Chain Management
    • BTM 667 Customer Relationship Management
    • BTM 670 Competitive Theory
    • BTM 671 Innovative Strategies
    • BTM 672 Financial Management
  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Completed online application.
    • Completion of baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Official transcripts from each college or university attended. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, they will need to be evaluated by either WES or AACRAO.
    • Cumulative GPA in past academic work of no less than 3.0 on a four-point scale.
    • Writing sample: 250-350 words.
  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Full-Time

    Steven Engorn (2004)
    Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor Information Technology
    A.A., Catonsville Community College
    B.S., American University
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland

    Kenneth L. Snyder (1996)
    Associate Professor of Information Technology
    A.A., Catonsville Community College
    B.S., Villa Julie College
    M.S.E.S., Loyola College of Maryland

    Adjunct

    Marie K. Armentrout (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor of Information Technology
    B.S., Salisbury State University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Cary B. Barker (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor of Information Technology
    B.A., Shippensburg University
    M.S., Capitol College

    Patrick M. Carroll, Jr. (2005)
    Adjunct Instructor of Information Technology
    B.S., University of Maryland, University College
    M.S., George Washington University

    John J. O'Neill (1976)
    Adjunct Professor of Information Technology
    B.S., M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.S., Villa Julie College

    David E. Patrick (2004)
    Adjunct Instructor of Information Technology
    B.S.E., Loyola College of Maryland
    M.S., Towson University

    Morris A. Pondfield (2001)
    Adjunct Professor of Information Technology
    B.A., University of Maryland, College Park
    M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management
    M.S., University of Maryland, University College

    Shannon Sherlock (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor of Forensic Studies
    B.A., University of Alabama
    M.S., George Washington University

    Karl Schroeder (1999)
    Adjunct Instructor of Information Technology
    B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    Part-time tuition (per credit): $645
    Fee: $125

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