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Curriculum Information Guide

Technology Management

Dr. Michael Shenoda, Acting Graduate Program Coordinator
School of Engineering Technology


Master of Science Degree

The Master of Science Degree in Technology Management at Farmingdale State College (FSC) is intended to graduate qualified professionals capable of taking leadership roles in designing, developing, improving, and transforming the industrial systems that are the basis for much of the industry in the region.  This program will provide an exceptional and affordable opportunity for advanced study in the critical field of technology management to qualified graduates of baccalaureate programs in technology, engineering technology and related fields.

The multi-disciplinary program builds on the strengths of the faculty, laboratories, and equipment of three undergraduate departments in the School of Engineering Technology:  Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology, and Architecture and Construction Management. Drawing on these strengths and addressing the industrial needs in the region, the program has two tracks:

  • Track I:   Electrical and Mechanical
  • Track II:  Construction Management

Technology Management (MS) Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates will have knowledge and competency in the field of technology management with an emphasis on engineering technologies.
  • Graduates will have the knowledge and skills necessary to be imaginative, critical thinkers who are able to discover problems and questions, develop logical answers, and apply effective solutions in the practice of technology management.
  • Graduates will have knowledge of ethical behavior in professional positions in all aspects of technology management.
  • Graduates will have competency in the management and leadership of technology in global industry.
  • Graduates will have an awareness of diversity in the various fields of technology.
  • Graduates will have skill to evaluate technical management issues in the context of ethical, technological, structural, cultural, human and environmental factors.
  • Graduates will have skill to develop and foster critical thinking, analysis, planning, and communication.
  • Graduates will have knowledge and skills in the improvement of productivity, quality control, and competitiveness in all aspects of technology management through collaborative relationships with regional industries.

Curriculum Summary

Degree Type: MS
Total Required Credits: 30


1. There are three options for degree completion:
Option 1: Three technical elective courses
Option 2: ETM 670 Master's Project Plus two technical elective courses
Option 3: ETM 671 Master's Thesis plus one technical elective courses

2. Business courses cannot exceed 12 credits.
3. Students will file an Intent to Graduate form after completing 24 credits. Students may qualify for graduation after completing 30 credits.
4. The program courses are coded as follows:
50X: Core courses
51X, 61X: Courses with emphasis on mechanical engineering technology        
52X, 62X: Courses with emphasis on electrical engineering technology
53X, 63X: Courses with emphasis on construction management
67X: Capstone courses
68X: Special topics



Admission to Farmingdale State College - State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.