Technology Management

Technology Management Online Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

Technology Management

Become an industry leader with this 100% online degree.

Meet the demand for skilled industrial technologists and management professionals with a 100% online bachelor's degree in technology management from California University of Pennsylvania.

The B.S. degree in technology management gives you the technical and technological competence to excel in an industrial management career in business, industry or government, in Pennsylvania and across the country.

And Cal U's online degree program lets you complete your bachelor's degree on your own schedule, full time or part time, from anywhere in the world.

Develop the career-focused skills required for management roles.

Technology managers help companies implement the latest technology and determine the strategies and resources that best meet their needs. Technology managers also direct and supervise the work of technical professionals to ensure a safe, reliable, efficient and productive work environment.

The B.S. in Technology Management at Cal U provides education and experience in areas deemed essential for certification by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering:

  • Production/operations management.
  • Quality control.
  • Safety management.
  • Production and inventory control.


Fully Online: Cal U's online technology management program lets you complete your bachelor's degree on your own schedule, full time or part time, from anywhere in the world.

Return on Investment: Salaries for technology management program graduates vary, depending on their position and workplace setting. For example, reports that the average annual salary for quality control managers nationwide is $77,848.

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Projected increase in growth of management occupations through 2024. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Job placement rate for Cal U technology management graduates. (Source: Cal U survey of 2015 graduates) 
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Degree Benefits

Cal U's technology management bachelor's degree program:

  • Meets and surpasses the educational standards for certification set by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (formerly known as NAIT).
  • Teaches you real-world solutions to today's technology management
  • Hones management skills such as critical thinking, leadership and communication.
  • Gives you career support in collaboration with Cal U's Career and Professional Development Center.
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Graduate Outcomes

Opportunities for employment in technology management are diverse and growing nationwide, particularly in Pennsylvania, where manufacturing employs more than 10% of the total workforce. Cal U program graduates are well-prepared and well-positioned for rewarding careers as:

  • Engineering technicians.
  • Production supervisors.
  • Purchasing agents.
  • Industrial researchers.
  • Safety managers.
  • Systems analysts.
  • Quality control engineers.
Technology Management Online Bachelor's Degree
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Internships and Research

Take advantage of important internship and research opportunities in Cal U's technology management program. Whether you choose to spend a semester working in an industrial setting or investigating a relevant production or operations management issue, you'll broaden your education beyond the classroom.

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Alumni Success

Bethany Kastner '09 was hired one month after her graduation because of the experience she gained during her internship. Now a mechanical design specialist at Mechanical Engineering Systems Associates (MESA), Kastner does mechanical design and drafting for a wide range of companies, and provides technical support for drafting software. She urges students to take advantage of the career services at Cal U. "It's a way of networking and making new connections with important people before you graduate."

Technology Management Bachelor's Degree Courses

Cal U's 100% online technology management degree is an upper-division program that is open to students who have completed an approved technology-based associate degree. Students who meet this requirement enter the technology management program as juniors and are required to complete an additional 60 credits.

Example Courses
  • Quality Planning And Analysis
  • Technical Supervision
  • OSHA General Industrial Safety
  • Principles Of Production
  • Industrial Cost Estimating
  • Production Analysis
  • Supply Chain Fundamentals
  • Concepts And Issues In Industrial Technology


Technology Management Degrees

Engineering Technology Associate Degrees
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Technology Management Faculty

Dr. Larry D. Horath

Dr. John M. Thompson