2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Oct 01, 2022  
2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management of Technology, M.S.

Program Description and Purpose

Effective use of technology, leadership, innovation practice and management and entrepreneurship increasingly determine success in business. The Department of Technology Management and Innovation is an acknowledged pioneer and leader in the New York City/tri-state region and beyond in offering courses and programs about these increasingly critical arenas. The department serves a diverse and broad range of professionals, and its faculty and students compose a vital and forward-thinking research and learning community. The department’s research and educational offerings focus on a broad range of industry sectors, including financial and professional services; information technology, renewable energy and clean technology as well as non-profits and government-all constituting areas of greatest growth and opportunity in the modern economy, especially in New York City, the nation’s foremost global city.

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering Master’s Degree Program in Management of Technology (MOT) was created for professionals who aim to make a difference in an economy where connecting the technology and business worlds is crucial. It introduces participants to the latest thinking and best practices in technology management and innovation. For forward-thinking managers, the MOT Program is a proven and unique path to leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking, and creativity in the Twenty-First Century.

Program Structure and Curriculum

The MOT Program comprises 12 courses (see listing below) totaling 36 credits. Courses for the MOT program are held on weekday evenings and on Saturdays at 55 Broad Street in Lower Manhattan and on weekday evenings at the Brooklyn campus of the School of Engineering. Fulltime students may complete this MS program in 10 calendar months by completing 4 courses per semester for 3 semesters, or in 15 calendar months by completing 3 courses per semester for 4 semesters. Part-time students may take from one to two courses per semester, completing the program in 22 to 44 calendar months. Participants who complete the MOT Program receive a Master of Science degree in Management of Technology.

For the most current information: https://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/programs/management-technology-ms

The MOT program’s series of required courses provide participants with a deep understanding of the foundations of managerial competencies needed to manage innovation in the evolving business environment. In addition, participants can choose electives from the Department of Technology Management and Innovation or from other areas of the School that can enhance their understanding of a particular area of interest in the broadly defined arena of technology management.


The MS MOT 36-credit curriculum consists of 12 three-credit courses:

  • Management Core courses (12 credits)
  • Technology Management Tools (9 credits)
  • Elective courses (12 credits)
  • Capstone (3 credits)

Required Courses (36 Credits)

Elective Courses (12 Credits)

Continue creating a self-customized curriculum by organizing electives into “Knowledge Areas.” These informal technology-based specializations reflect the recent directional advances in the field. However, students may elect a unique focus by creating a curriculum that includes courses across the prescribed Knowledge Areas: Global Tech Strategy, Business Design, Project Management, Data Analytics, Human Capital Engineering and Analytics. Please visit the Department webpage for the most recent elective offerings in these Knowledge Areas: https://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/programs/management-technology-ms-campus

Capstone Experience (3 Credits)