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Management of Technology (M.S. MOT)
Basic Degree Information/Description
The MOT Program provides students with skills and experience through innovative coursework and puts students on the front tier of business knowledge. Classes provide a living laboratory for solving Management of Technology challenges with team projects forming an essential component. Students learn from each other by sharing their professional experiences and expertise. Small class size and class interaction provide networks for the future.
Why pursue an M.S. in Management of Technology at UTSA?
The Master of Science in Management of Technology (M.S. MOT) differs significantly from both the M.B.A. and the M.B.A. with a concentration in Management of Technology. The M.S. MOT has two tracks: The first, Leading Technological Change, focuses on leadership issues and skills required to stimulate and manage technological innovation and creativity; the second, Technology Entrepreneurship, focuses on helping entrepreneurs to bring valuable technological ideas, goods, and services to the marketplace. Courses may be available through distance learning as well as at Southwest Research Institute.
The M.S. MOT degree is an interdisciplinary degree involving faculty from the College of Business and the College of Engineering. This alliance places the MOT program on the cutting edge of Management of Technology and provides the broader view needed for technological leadership.
- Students must complete 33 semester credit hours and a comprehensive examination.
- For a complete list of degree requirements please see the Graduate Catalog.
Admission Requirements and Deadlines:
- Required Degree: An undergraduate degree or graduate degree in a scientific, engineering, mathematical, or other technology-based discipline from an accredited university or college.
- Other Degree Requirements: None.
- General University Requirements: A degree seeking applicant must meet university wide requirements.
- Application: A complete Graduate School application.
- Transcripts: Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae: A resume with employment or other experience.
- Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation.
- Statement of Purpose: A personal statement.
- Test Scores: GMAT or GRE, not older than five years.
- Other: Prior academic achievement.
- Evaluation of Foreign Credentials: All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. citizens (Domestic), or permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit an evaluation from an approved Foreign Credential Agency of transcripts from all foreign institutions attended. If official transcripts are used in the foreign credential evaluation, the official transcript requirement will be considered met. However, if unofficial documents are used in the foreign credential evaluation, final official transcripts must be sent to UTSA.
- An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
- The Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA) is a private corporation that provides evaluations of foreign school credentials. The application is available at: Application for Credentials Evaluation.
- IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
- TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.