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Indiana State University
318 North 6th St. (Welcome Center)
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

1-800-GO-TO-ISU
www.indstate.edu/admissions admissions@indstate.edu

Office of Distance Learning
Indiana State University
318 North 6th St. (Welcome Center)
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

1-800-GO-TO-ISU
www.indstate.edu/distance distance@indstate.edu

Technology Management M.S.

Description:

The Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM) Program is designed for individuals who hold bachelor degrees in technology management or similar industrial-technical fields—and now wish to further their academic preparation and professional advancement.

  • The MSTM Program consists of 36 credit hours that provide the theoretical and practical learning experiences needed to prepare graduates for leadership positions in industry and/or doctoral-level programs such as the Ph.D. in Technology Management.
  • The program consists of a core of common courses, a concentration, and a culminating experience.
  • Concentrations are offered in automotive, manufacturing, mechanical engineering technology, packaging, and quality. Each concentration offers an individualized contract of study that best fits the student's prior coursework, experiences, and goals. To be admitted, the student's bachelor's degree must have included substantial coursework related to the MSTM concentration.
  • Most students complete the program in two years. The University allows part-time students to take up to seven years to earn the degree; however, the program is typically completed in far less time.
  • The program is open to eligible instate, out-of-state, and international students.

Required Courses:

All courses are offered on-line. On-campus visits are not required. High-speed Internet access is required. Students also have the option of completing this program on the ISU campus, located in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Admission Requirements:

This program is open to in-state, out-of-state, and international students who satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  1. Hold a baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution (for international students, a degree granted by a recognized institution). Admission to the program requires a baccalaureate degree closely related to a technical, engineering technology, or technology management field. The most appropriate baccalaureate degrees will be ABET or ATMAE accredited or meet the curriculum standards of ABET or ATMAE.
  2. Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 in all undergraduate course work; or have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work; or have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in the applicant's major field of study; or have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in all courses taken at the graduate level.
  3. International students must meet ISU requirements for English proficiency to be eligible for admission.
  4. The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is not required.

Application Instructions:

Step 1:  Apply online. Please upload and attach a letter indicating the intended area of concentration (automotive, manufacturing, mechanical engineering technology, packaging, or quality) as part of the online application process. The letter should include the applicant's name, telephone number, and email address. The decision about an applicant's admission application cannot be finalized until this letter is uploaded indicating the concentration area.

Step 2:  Submit the following materials to Indiana State University, Graduate Admissions, Welcome Center, 318 North Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809-1904.

  • Official transcripts for all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate) must be sent directly from the school attended to Graduate Admissions. E-transcripts should be sent to admissions@indstate.edu.
  • $35.00 application fee (nonrefundable) payable by Visa, MasterCard, or check or money order payable to Indiana State University (include SSN or student ID). No cash accepted. An application cannot be evaluated until the fee has been received. ISU students returning within two years from their last enrollment will be exempt from the $35.00 fee.
  • International applicants must submit official scores for the TOEFL, ELS, or IELTS, or provide equivalent evidence of English proficiency.

Once admitted, students receive notification from the University as well as their University ID number needed to activate their Sycamore login on the MyISU Portal. The Portal offers access to online registration, University records, and other important University services, including e-mail, and University announcements.

Note: Returning ISU students must apply for re-admission if they have not attended ISU for more than two calendar years.

Fees & Expenses:

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Financial Aid & Assistance:

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits.

Accreditation:

The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Further Information:

Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management
College of Technology
Indiana State University
812-237-3377
812-237-4527 (fax)
john.gallagher@indstate.edu



Distance Education Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU distance education programs may not be available in all states. Currently, distance programs are not offered in the states of Arkansas and Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.