Explore the Degree
Demand is high for experienced information technology professionals who can improve organizational performance and create new opportunities related to innovation and collaboration. Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management provides students with the opportunity to learn from top IT experts and leaders in the field. Rooted in application, the program emphasizes the in-demand skills and experience that are needed for success in today's evolving business landscape.
Who Should Apply?
Georgetown's program shapes skilled professionals into effective technology leaders and senior executives, preparing them with the technical competencies and leadership capabilities they need to transform organizations and excel within the field.
The program is designed for:
- Skilled technology professionals who want to advance their careers and add more value to their organizations through improved leadership and business management skills;
- Current business leaders and technology consultants who want to better maximize the bottom-line impacts of information technology tools and strategies;
- Entrepreneurs who want to leverage emerging technological advances to create a new, customer-driven product or service; and
- CIOs, IT managers, and others who wish to embark on a career as information technology or business enterprise solution consultants.
- On Campus: The on-campus format for the master's in Technology Management program is designed for students in the D.C. metro area who prefer learning in a classroom setting and on a consistent schedule. Classes are held on campus at the same times every week, giving students an opportunity for one-on-one interaction with faculty and peers in a classroom environment.
- Online: The online format for the master's in Technology Management program is the same as the on-campus format, only it is designed for students who prefer learning in a flexible online community and/or are not located in the D.C. metro area. In this online format, students can listen to lectures and complete assignments on their own schedules from anywhere in the world, with all faculty and peer interaction occurring in a virtual setting.
The TM degree is 30 credits (10 courses). Students are required to complete:
- One three-credit Ethics course
- Three three-credit Foundation courses:
- One three-credit Capstone project that stretches students to apply their accumulated knowledge to real-world corporate, non-profit, or entrepreneurial challenges
The remaining 15 credits (5 courses) are electives. Students, with the help of their advisors, may choose their own electives or take electives from a predefined program concentration to more acutely define their expertise. See Course Schedule for more detailed course descriptions and options.
Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in both the Capstone and Ethics to successfully complete these courses. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 ("B") is also required of all students for good standing and to be eligible for graduation.
The program typically takes students two years of part-time study to complete, although some students may complete the program in a faster or more gradual fashion. Many students take a combination of both on-campus and online classes, enabling them to complete their degrees in about 18 months.
Sample schedules based on enrollment:
See Course List for a complete list of courses and more detailed course descriptions. Note: Courses and course names are subject to change.
“Going to the Georgetown Technology Management program is the best decision I’ve made for my career.”
Sola Adesida (’11)