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Master in Management - Technology

  • Credits:
    33
    (4 terms)
  • Degree:
    Master of Management

Program Description

The Master of Management program provides leadership and management skills and introduces the best current practices in private, public and nonprofit organizations. 

The curriculum combines core management foundation coursework with concentration options that allow students to specialize. The application of theory to management practice is emphasized. A required management seminar series focuses on the development of “people management” skills and the integration of knowledge acquired throughout the program. 

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  • Develop strong communication, analytical, research and decision-making skills. 
  • Learn to manage themselves and their own professional development, and to manage and lead others. 
  • Have the ability to use and understand the role of technology in organizations. 
  • Learn to manage human, financial and informational resources. 
  • Understand how to foster change and innovation and value and promote diversity in organizations. 
  • Understand the global, social and environmental context of management and the importance of ethical and socially responsible decision-making. 
  • Information Technology Concentration: Graduates will understand how to efficiently and effectively use technology to support organizations and business environments. They will be well able to manage IT projects and departments and functional areas within organizations.

Careers

Graduates are prepared for advancement into supervisory and management positions in business, nonprofit and government organizations. Opportunities include jobs in human resources, retailing, marketing, financial services, information technology, non-profit management, consulting groups, government agencies/leaders. 

Curriculum

All classes are taught in Spanish.


Seminar and Capstone
6
Credits

After the three courses below and with no more than 10 credits remaining to finish the program, students must take MMG600 Graduate Management Practicum (2 credits)

Graduate Management Orientation Seminar
MMG 500

Provides incoming students with an orientation to the graduate management programs, including an overview of their philosophy and curriculum, and the benefits and rationale of the academic model. Introduces students to the resources of the College such as the learning management system, the online library and academic support services. Students meet with their academic advisor and develop their academic plans.

Leadership Seminar I: Self-Diagnosis and Goal Setting
MMG 691 2 credit(s)
The Leadership Seminar serves as a learning laboratory for students to develop, integrate and demonstrate competencies in personal, professional and academic development. It provides an opportunity for students to test and apply learning in a practical and experiential context and to integrate experience and theory. In the first semester students self-diagnose their academic and managerial skills and develop academic and professional goals and plans. They also develop skills at being effective members of a learning community.
Leadership Seminar II: The Manager as Team Developer and Leader
MMG 692 2 credit(s)
This seminar focuses on the manager as a leader and developer of people and teams. Students develop important cognitive and affective skills: developing people, peer relationships, working with others, and resolving conflict. The seminar also helps the student learn how to leverage the diversity in teams and how utilize team resources effectively.
MM Core Courses
12
Credits

 

Foundations of Management
MMG 511 3 credit(s)
This course provides an overview of the field of management and establishes a foundation and common vocabulary for future course work. It emphasizes the functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling. The course assumes students have limited academic knowledge of management theory, and some experience in real world management situations to bring into the classroom. In each session the class explores some aspects of management in theoretical terms and then focuses on application of the theory to the practical problems facing managers.
Organizational Environment
MMG 512 3 credit(s)
This course provides an overview of the external and internal environment of organizations. It helps students understand the resource, market, technological, economic, and socio-political context of the organization, and the impact of multiple stakeholders on its goals and decision-making processes. It examines organizational architecture and dynamics from the structural, human resource, political and symbolic perspectives. The course draws on theories and research on organizations, including topics such as motivation, leadership, and organizational change and development. The intent of the course is to provide students with the theoretical base to better understand organizational behavior, and to equip them with tools to analyze and improve upon their own managerial practice.
Accounting for Managers
MMG 514 3 credit(s)
This course provides a broad view of accounting, from the point of view of those who prepare and use financial information. It combines elements of financial and management accounting in order to provide a background for managers to understand how financial analysis can impact their decision making. Students will become familiar with the four major financial statements: the balance sheet, income statement, statement of retained earnings and the statement of cash flows. They will also be given an overview of the firm's operating, financing, and investing activities; and an introduction to product costing, operating budgets, and capital investment decisions.
Statistical Decision Techniques for Managers
MMG 525 3 credit(s)
Prerequisite: MMG506 Quantitative Analysis for Managers or equivalent. This course provides students with the knowledge and appropriate use of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques used in management decision making and develops their ability to characterize management problems that can be solved by such techniques. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, simple and multiple regression and correlation, chi square testing, analysis of variance, and decision theory. spreadsheet and statistical computer programs are used in the class.
Required Management Technology Courses
6
Credits

MMG522 must be taken first. After taking these two courses, students choose between two subspecializations: Health Care Informatics, or Cybersecurity Management. Students must complete all three courses listed within their chosen subspecialization to meet the Management Technology concentration requirements.

Information Systems in the Organization
MMG 522 3 credit(s)
This course provides an overview of computer information systems. Students will be presented with the core information systems principles, offered an overview of the information systems discipline and will learn about the changing role of the information systems professional. This course will enable students, regardless of their field, to understand and use fundamental information systems principles so that they can function more efficiently and effectively as workers, managers, decision makers and organizational leaders.
Data Management in Cybersecurity
MMG 714R 3 credit(s)
Prerequisite: MMG522. Today most enterprises rely heavily on data and technology to make strategic decisions to keep their organizations competitive, profitable and innovative. The technological revolution has ushered in the era of big data and as a result, the field of cybersecurity data management has grown exponentially. This course offers the student the fundamentals of cybersecurity data management and helps prepare the interested student for future certification and professional development in the field.
Health Care Informatics
9
Credits
Health Care Information Systems
MHC 730 3 credit(s)
Prerequisite: MHC 522. This course includes an overview of the health care information technology system as well as clinical information systems devoted to the direct management of the patient. It provides guidance for implementing, managing, and accessing clinical information systems in various health care settings. Discusses medical records, resource management and security, the importance of disaster planning, standards and regulatory issues as related to informatics. Also examines the current state and future of health care informatics, including tele-medicine and emerging technologies, and explores the new technology creation and adoption processes and the impact of rapidly evolving technologies in the health care arena.
Data, Knowledge and Information Management in Health Care Informatics.
MHC 733 3 credit(s)
Pre-requisite: MHC 522, MHC 730. The purpose of the course is to help health care professionals transform data into useful information for decision-making. This information is then utilized to support administrative and clinical decision-making. Course content will include the process of decision-making, securing the right information, human factors that affect the use of information, information classifications, and the human-computer interaction in health care organizations.
Health Care Policy and Ethics
MHC 750 3 credit(s)
This course gives an overview of policy development at the organizational, local and national levels. Students assess the influence of actors, arenas, and socio-historical trends on health care policy. They explore ethical principles and how they are infused into all aspects of health care and health care management.
Cybersecurity Management
9
Credits
Cybersecurity Fundamentals
MMG 605R 3 credit(s)
Prerequisites: MMG511, MMG522. With the contemporary consistent rise of the integration of internet and virtual reality in the business environment and their vulnerability, the manager needs to know fundamental matters about cybersecurity. The custody and protection of cloud and web delivered and stored data is becoming a more needed field of knowledge. The course will include, but not be limited to, expert coverage of essential topics required for entry-level cybersecurity certifications. The student will learn about security and surveillance fundamentals, securing and protecting remote access and devices, and how to understand network topologies, protocols, and strategies to identify threats and mount an effective defense.
Business Intelligence and Cybersecurity Analytics
MMG 729R 3 credit(s)
This course introduces students to business intelligence and cybersecurity analytics and technology-driven processes for analyzing cyber data for decision-making.It provides a theoretical background in storing and handling big data and practical skills in using tools to analyze cyber data and build dashboards. Includes an overview of dashboarding, data warehousing, analytics, handling structured and unstructured data, and extracting, transforming, and loading data (ETL). Students gain hands-on experience with creating cyber data visualizations and with SQL, the language used for querying structured data.
Cybersecurity Information Systems Policies, Ethics and Auditing
MMG 711R 3 credit(s)
Prerequisites: MMG511, MMG522, MMG605R.The cybersecurity manager must know about policies, ethics and procedures for auditing web delivered and storage data. This course prepares future managers how to manage ethically and legally risky situations assertively, and how to deal with incidents. The student will learn how to create security protocols, risk assessment instruments, and business impact analysis, among other related topics. This course also includes topics in cryptography, digital signatures and certificates, public key infrastructure, authentication, cloud secuirty protocols, and vulnerability impact regulations.

Senior Instructor

Adjunct Instructor

Admissions

  • Admission Test:

    No standardized graduate school tests required.

  • Admissions Office:
    1-800-829-4723
  • Application Form:
  • Application Fee:
    $50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)

School Requirements

See Admissions Requirements for the School of Management

 

State Health Requirements

The Massachusetts Health Department and Cambridge College require the following of students in Massachusetts:

Immunizations – All students in Massachusetts are required to get certain immunizations before you can register for your first term. See form

Health Insurance – In Massachusetts, undergraduate students taking nine or more credits/term and graduate students taking six or more credits/term must enroll in the College’s health insurance plan. Students who have insurance with comparable coverage may request a waiver. See information and enroll or waive.

International Students 

International students are accepted at Massachusetts location only, and need to provide supplemental documentation:

  • Official demonstration of English language proficiency
  • Supplemental documentation for issuance of I-20
  • International transcripts, evaluated by an accepted evaluation service

Transfer Credit 

Graduate program applicants, please complete the transfer credit request form if you wish to have prior course work evaluated for transfer. Learn more.

Tuition

  • Credits:
    33
  • Cost per credit hour:
    $282
  • Application Fee:
    $50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)

Note: Rates are as of July 2019, and are subject to change without notice. Rates apply to all students, unless otherwise noted.

Financial Aid

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