Master of Technology Management (Professional 9-Month Master’s Degree)
Technology Management's Master of Technology Management (MTM) is a full-time, residential program designed for motivated students seeking to achieve leadership roles in innovation-driven enterprises. MTM’s student cohort comprises individuals with backgrounds in engineering, science, mathematics, the social sciences, and humanities, and on average, with one-to-five years of professional experience. This diversity enhances the student experience by deepening classroom discussion and allowing students to explore a range of problem-solving approaches. MTM curriculum draws upon research and education at the intersection of technology, business, and social science, and explores the theory and practice of product and corporate strategy, the management of products, projects, and teams, and the various methodologies for growing and scaling innovation-driven businesses. The MTM curriculum also includes a field practicum in which student teams have the opportunity to experience the practical application of theories and concepts learned to real-world company challenges. MTM students may also choose to participate in Technology Management’s annual New Venture Competition, which provides the opportunity to take a deeper-dive into forming and building a viable startup business.
- MTM Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- MTM Phone: (805) 893-3167
Ph.D. in Technology Management
Technology Management’s doctoral program is designed to produce exceptional scholars who study technology-related work, technological change, and innovation who will go on to research and teach at top universities across the country and around the world. The curriculum integrates organizational studies with technology and innovation studies in an interdisciplinary environment that transcends the distinctions between disciplines. We welcome applications from individuals with backgrounds in the social sciences, physical sciences, management, or engineering. If you come from a technology or scientific background, we will teach you about the importance of organizations and social systems. If you have a social science or management background, you will learn to understand the role of technology and innovation in shaping organizational action. For most students, the program will take 4 to 5 years to complete.
- PhD Contact: email@example.com
- PhD Phone: (805) 893-5133
University of California, Santa Barbara
Phelps Hall, Room 1332 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5129 (USA)
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5129
Fall 2023 Admission Cycle
- PHD Only: January 15, 2023 (11:59 PM PST): Final Deadline
- MTM Only: January 15, 2023 (11:59 PM PST): Decision Release Date 3/15/23
- MTM Only: March 1, 2023 (11:59 PM PST): Decision Release Date 4/17/23
- MTM Only: May 1, 2023 (11:59 PM PST): Decision Release Date 5/30/23
MTM Only: We strongly encourage applicants to apply early. In particular, international applicants should apply by January 15, 2023 to allow sufficient time for visa requirement processing if admitted. Separately, UCSB Housing begins accepting graduate campus housing applications in early March 2023, which are generally contracted on a first-come, first-served basis and fill up quickly.
- Online Application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
- Statement of Purpose
- Personal History and Diversity Statement
- Resume or CV
- Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
- Official GRE General Scores or Official GMAT Scores (Required for PhD Applicants ONLY)
- Holistic Review
- PhD: In addition to the GRE, we ask applicants to describe their specific research interests in their personal statement, as well as the activities and experiences they believe have prepared them to succeed in this specific Ph.D. program. In the personal statement, applicants may also describe a particular challenge they faced in their educational journey or personal life and how they dealt with it. What did they learn from that experience about their own resiliency? How did that lesson better prepare them to be successful in a demanding graduate program
- TOEFL scores: 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
- Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
- MTM additional admission requirements information: http://www.tmp.ucsb.edu/mtm
- PhD additional admission requirements information: https://tmp.ucsb.edu/academics/phd-technology-management
- Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.