What is a Industrial technology management degree?

Industrial technology management at Cal U is a comprehensive training program for industrial technologists who have an associate degree and want to earn a bachelor’s degree in order to take on leadership and management roles in business, industry and government. At California University of Pennsylvania, our industrial technology management degree program is offered 100% online, which means you have the flexibility to earn your bachelor’s degree — and a promotion — on your schedule.

Cal U’s online industrial technology management degree program focuses on:

  • Operations management.
  • Industrial cost analysis.
  • Operations research.
  • Project management.
  • Computer integrated manufacturing.
  • Production and inventory control.

Our online curriculum follows — and exceeds — the educational requirements necessary for industrial technologist certification by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (formerly known as NAIT).

What courses will I take in Cal U’s online industrial technology management degree program?

The career-focused courses that make up Cal U’s online industrial technology management degree program prepare you for industrial and management supervision. Online courses include:

  • OSHA General Industrial Safety.
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing.
  • Quality Planning and Analysis.
  • Principles of Production.
  • Statics and Strength of Materials.
  • Technical Supervision.
  • Industrial Cost Estimating.
  • Production Analysis.
  • Principles of Manufacturing.
  • Supply Chain Fundamentals.
  • Project Management.
  • Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
  • Inventory Scheduling and Planning.
  • Lean Enterprise.
  • Concepts and Issues in Industrial Technology.
  • General Education Courses.
  • Electives.

What kind of careers can I pursue with industrial technology management degree?

Employment opportunities in industrial technology management are diverse, with Cal U graduates finding careers as:

  • CAD operators.
  • Drafters.
  • Designers.
  • Engineering technicians.
  • Production supervisors.
  • Purchasing agents.
  • Industrial researchers.
  • Safety managers.
  • Manufacturing technicians.
  • Systems analysts.
  • Quality control managers.
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) machine programmers.
  • Robotic technicians.
  • Industrial trainers.
  • Sales representatives.

Learn more about careers you can pursue with an online industrial technology management degree.

Why should I earn an online industrial technology management degree at Cal U?

There are many reasons to earn an online industrial technology management degree at Cal U. Among the top draws for students are the flexibility of the online program, the great job opportunities and salaries in technology management, and Cal U’s exceptional faculty, who have years of industry experience. According to a recent survey of alumni, Cal U industrial technology management degree graduates have a 100% job placement rate.

 What are the prerequisites for Cal U’s online industrial technology management degree?

To enter Cal U’s online industrial technology management bachelor’s degree program, you need an associate degree in an area related to industrial technology (60-credit minimum).

How long will it take to earn an online industrial technology management degree?

An online industrial technology management bachelor’s degree at California University of Pennsylvania can be completed in two years of full-time study, or four years of part-time study.

Does Cal U offer internship opportunities in industrial technology management?

Yes. Cal U’s online industrial technology management degree program encourages real-word work experience through internships. Cal U’s faculty and Career and Professional Development Center will support you in finding a suitable internship in an industrial organization that best fits your career goals. Your internship will give you practical work experience in an environment in which you’ll be dealing with practical problems requiring real solutions in a relatively short timeframe. Cal U’s industrial technology management degree program does award credit for internships, at the rate of one academic credit for each 40 hours of internship work. Approval by the instructor and the Applied Engineering and Technology Department chairperson is required for all internships.

Do you have further questions about Cal U’s online technology management degree program?

If you have further questions about Cal U’s online industrial technology management degree program, we encourage you to use the chat box on this page or click the Request Info button to let us know what’s on your mind. Our admissions counselors will promptly get back to you and help you understand the ins and outs of technology management, as well as Cal U’s Global Online programs. 

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