Management of Technology Five-Year Dual Degree Bachelor and Master of Science Program

This dual degree program offering broadens a student’s options and permits them to pursue the combination of any existing Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree offered by Fairfield University with a Master of Science in the Management of Technology and complete the effort in a five-year time frame. This combination enables students not only to understand engineering, management and business concepts, but also to understand their integration and how the intersection distinctively shapes our world and their careers.

Students may receive a bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science (accreditation track) and a master’s degree in Management of Technology. The Management of Technology track integrates business and management knowledge into an engineering curriculum to prepare engineers for leadership roles in technology-based organizations. The dual degree engineering management curriculum combines breadth of knowledge of general engineering subject matter with depth of knowledge in a specific engineering discipline. Students achieve depth of knowledge by majoring in bioengineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or computer science (accreditation track). In addition, multi-disciplinary coursework prepares students for positions in fields that require human resource and project management, financial and business understanding, marketing, and communication skills to complement their engineering knowledge.

Graduates of this dual degree option will be prepared for an engineering design opportunity in their discipline as well as leadership positions in other engineering and business related settings. They will be comfortable with the international languages of engineering and business. Engineers and technology specialists with business skills allows them to address engineering and business issues from a variety of perspectives.  The integrated engineering-business skills that students gain represents a sure-fire combination for career success.