Technology (Global Technology and Entrepreneurship) MSTech
College of Technology and Innovation

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Intrapreneurship, Lean Six Sigma, Process Improvement, Process Management, Strategy, Systems Analyst, Technology Management, global entrepreneur

Beginning in the fall 2014 semester, this program will be affiliated with the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. For more information about this change, please visit or contact your advisor.
Program Description
Degree Awarded: MSTech  Technology (Global Technology and Entrepreneurship)

The MSTech with a concentration in global technology and entrepreneurship prepares graduates for entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial roles in global technology-driven organizations. The global technology and entrepreneurship program empowers graduates to become leaders in global technology-driven organizations through hands-on study and experiential learning of entrepreneurship and innovation ;combined with strategic management of technology, decision making, and systems and process analysis and modeling.

Program graduates serve as enablers in the implementation of their organization's strategy. Graduates will be able to critically assess and solve problems while they contribute to, and utilize, knowledge and applied learning experience toward strategic management of technology; entrepreneurship and innovation; strategic adoption and use of technology; analysis and modeling of systems; identification, testing and acceleration of adoption of new business and manufacturing processes; evaluation and adoption of global best practices and utilization of knowledge management techniques. Project-based experiential learning is used in all face-to-face, hybrid and online courses.

Degree Requirements

Program requires the following: 33 credit hours including the required applied project course (OMT 593).

Students will work with a faculty advisor to design a plan of study tailored to their background and interests. It is expected that graduates of the program possess skills in research and the ability to apply these research skills in practice. To achieve this goal, each student is required to complete OMT 549 Research Techniques and Applications and OMT 593 Applied Project.

core course credit hours (9):

OMT 504 Law and Ethics for Technical Professionals (3)
OMT 520 Strategic Management of Technology (3)
OMT 549 Research Techniques and Applications (3)

additional concentration courses (restricted electives) credit hours (15)
elective course credit hours (6)*
culminating experience: OMT 593 Applied Project (3)
overall required credit hours (33)

*Select one to two elective courses (6 credit hours) from approved graduate offerings. Students may substitute up to six credit hours with approved courses from a global partner university, or as part of an approved global experience. Students may also select elective courses from other majors and other degree programs of ASU upon approval of your faculty advisor.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the university requirements, the program admission requirements include:

  1. an appropriate technical, science or business baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  2. a minimum of 30 credit hours in technology, science and mathematics or their equivalents, with a grade "C" or better in each course
  3. completion of an undergraduate college-level statistics and probability course with a grade of "B" or better
  4. completion of an undergraduate college-level technical writing and communications course with a grade "B" or better
  5. a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale for the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study
  6. GRE test
  7. a letter of application
  8. a current resume
  9. three letters of recommendation, either academic or professional
  10. proof of English language proficiency*

*Applicants whose native language is not English (regardless of where they may now reside) must provide proof of English proficiency.

Industrial or business experience beyond completion of a baccalaureate degree is strongly recommended. Graduate work presupposes an adequate technical preparation in a selected technology at the undergraduate level. Undergraduate deficiencies for admission to the graduate program, if any, will be specified at the time of admission and tracked by the academic unit. The applicant's past work and professional experience will also be evaluated and taken into consideration in the admission decision.

Students must fulfill both the requirements of Graduate Education and those of the College of Technology and Innovation.

Contact Information

Dept of Tech Entrepreneurship and Innovation Mgmt | TECH 101 | 480-727-4723