Technical Management - Technology Systems

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About Technical Management

At Utah State University, we understand that technical expertise is no longer enough to stand out in today's job market. This is why our technology systems major offers a Technical Management emphasis, designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful leaders in any industry.

Our technical management emphasis is unique in its emphasis on personalized coursework tailored to the career goals of each student. Our dedicated advisors work closely with students to customize their program based on their prior knowledge, work experience, and career aspirations. With a focus on both technical and management concepts, our curriculum provides students with a well-rounded education that combines technical know-how with organizational, communication, and leadership skills. Whether students aspire to lead a technology team, manage a business, or even start their own company, our Technical Management emphasis provides them with the skills and knowledge to achieve their goals.

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What You Will Learn

As a student in the technology management emphasis, you will complete a set of core courses that provide a strong foundation in technical and management skills, which begins with a focus on developing effective technical communication skills. From there, students will explore how technology shapes our world. The program will also provide a deep dive into technical systems, including electronic hardware and programming languages while introducing business principles and entrepreneurship.

With this diverse skill set, students will be well-prepared to take on leadership roles in technical organizations across a range of industries. Employers seek professionals who can combine technical proficiency with effective leadership and management skills, and our management emphasis is designed to equip you with exactly these capabilities.

Career Opportunities

Our program provides a well-rounded education, emphasizing both technical and managerial skills. Graduates of our technology management emphasis are prepared to excel in diverse industries. Alumni have pursued careers in enterprise data insights and analytics, social media management, customer success, supply chain management, account management, human resource recruitment, project engineering, and entrepreneurship.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to have the approved Utah Technical College 900+ hour certificate/30 credit program or USU Certificate of Completion to do this program? 

No, you do not. You can complete 30 technical elective credits that will give you a foundation for the upper-division classes that fit your career goals.

What math do I need to take? 

You can complete any math course that has the Quantitative Literacy designation to fulfill our math requirement. Learn more about Math and ALEKS.