Master of Science in Technology and Engineering Management

The Master of Science in Technology and Engineering Management curriculum is meticulously crafted to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the era of Industry 4.0. We place a strong emphasis on data-driven decision-making, empowering our students to harness the power of information to drive strategic choices within a rapidly evolving technological landscape. Beyond technical expertise, we instill in our students the principles of ethical leadership, recognizing that responsible innovation is paramount. Our program promotes values-based decision-making to ensure our graduates are not only proficient in technology but also champions of integrity and ethical conduct.


In addition to mastering technical skills, we cultivate essential interpersonal abilities, effective written communication, and compelling presentation skills. We understand that employers seek well-rounded professionals, and our graduates are well-prepared to excel in diverse roles across industries. Join us to embark on a transformative journey that combines technical prowess with ethical leadership, making you a sought-after asset in today’s technology-driven world.
 

Getting Started

Admissions Requirements

Along with your completed application accompanied by $50 non-refundable application fee, you’ll need to provide a few supporting materials:

  • Complete your online application through the Graduate Programs application portal.
  • Order your official transcript(s). Request the college or university send transcript(s) to gradandadult@alvernia.edu.
  • Request two professional or academic letters of recommendation.
  • Submit a Personal Statement reflecting on your goals for the program.
  • Submit your Professional Resume.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher is recommended.
  • Successful completion of all prerequisite courses (an undergraduate calculus, introductory statistics, and introductory computer programming course).
Financing Your Education

There are options to assist in financing your education and making the tuition affordable. Visit our financial aid page for a detailed overview of the process, including a link to complete the FAFSA application, as well as more information about the tuition payment plan and the tuition deferment program we offer. Alvernia’s Title IV code for the FAFSA is 003233. The Office of Student Financial Services is available to help with any questions you may have. Call 610-796-8201 or email sfs@alvernia.edu.

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Why Alvernia?
• A nationally ranked comprehensive regional university, Alvernia offers doctoral, master's, and post-baccalaureate programs to advance your career or prepare you for a new one.
• Flexible scheduling with evening classes and in-person, hybrid and online formats meet the needs of the busy adult learner.
• Programs are offered at a growing number of convenient locations in Reading, Pottsville, and Philadelphia.
• Alvernia is the ideal choice for graduate students because of a growing number of affiliation agreements with other local institutions and industry partners and dedicated advisors to help through every step of the educational journey.


Program Overview

Program Delivery

This program is designed to cater to working professionals. Courses are offered in either semester-long or seven-week formats with a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous activities. All courses are offered in either fully online or hybrid modalities. The hybrid modality requires students to come to Reading, PA, 2-3 weekends per semester for a two-day intensive experience. This experience will typically be held on a Friday and Saturday. Dates and times for the on-campus experience will be published before the course begins.

Curriculum

Year 1

Fall

  • TEM 501 Production and Operations Management† (3 credits) 
  • EGR 501 Project Management† (3 credits)


Spring

  • TEM 502 Data-Driven Decision Making and Risk Analysis† (3 credits)
  • LDR 620 Organizational Leadership Theory* (3 credits)


Summer

  • TEM 503 Process Improvement and Applied Analytics with Lean Six Sigma† (3 credits)
  • MBA 506 Economics and Finance*,§ (3 credits)

 

Year 2

Fall

  • TEM 511 Engineering Leadership and Strategy (3 credits)
  • TEM 521 Artificial Intelligence, Informatics, and Cybersecurity† (3 credits)


Spring

  • TEM 522 Product and Technology Design and Management† (3 credits)
  • TEM 680 TEM Capstone Planning and Proposal‡ (1 credit)
  • COR 520 Ethics and Moral Leadership* (3 credits)


Summer

  • TEM 523 Smart Manufacturing, IoT, and Digital Twins† (3 credits)
  • TEM 681 TEM Capstone Execution and Reporting‡ (3 credits)


*: Fully Online Course

#: Fully Online Self-Paced Course

†: Low-Residency Course: This course will require you to come to the Reading, PA campus for a two-day intensive a few times during the semester. The dates of the intensives will be announced when the schedule of courses is posted.

‡: On-campus requirements determined by Academic Advisor and Project Supervisor

§: May be waived based on prior academic work and permission of the Engineering Department Chair

Specific course offerings, content, and modalities are highly subject to change. Substitutions may be made

Accreditation Statements
  • Alvernia is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Career Outlook

After earning your Master of Science in Technology and Engineering Management, you can pursue a variety of careers, including:

  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Quality Improvement Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Product Liaison


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the range of jobs available with a Master of Science in Technology and Engineering Management is projected to grow faster than the average for all occupations from 2022 to 2032. The median salary for Architectural and Engineering Managers is $159,920.