Technology Leadership & Management

Graduate Certificate, Master of Science

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Program Overview

Learn to be a tech leader in your organization.

The Technology Leadership and Management programs at Agnes Scott teach students how to make effective decisions about the use of technology within an organization.

You'll gain the advanced skills you need to bring solutions into operation through a systems-based, hands-on approach to building your understanding of problem-solving and decision making in a range of fields, such as healthcare, education, sustainability, and information technology (just to name a few).

Through our Technology Leadership and Management program, you'll learn to apply tech solutions and systematic thinking for effective decision making, and gain the knowledge to lead multidisciplinary teams that create and implement complex technological solutions.

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What You'll Learn

Whether you choose the Graduate Certificate or the Master of Science degree, you'll learn to manage technology, build strong tech teams, and implement innovative technological solutions within any organization.

You'll prepare for positions that rely on creative problem-solving skills in the ever-growing and transforming tech field, regardless of your industry. You'll learn:

  • The ability to apply systems thinking, problem-solving, design analysis, and implementation methods, techniques and tools to real-world projects
  • An understanding of the ethical implications associated with emerging technologies
  • How to develop and implement decision-making frameworks to get the answers you need

Program Highlights

Joint Masters/Certificate

Tailor your program to meet your professional needs. Students completing our MS in Technology Leadership and Management can receive a graduate certificate with an additional 12-hours in one of the following programs:

  • Data Visualization
  • Evaluation and Assessment Methods
  • Writing and Digital Communication

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WIT Campus

As a partner of Women In Technology through the WIT Campus program, Agnes Scott provides graduate students access to exclusive networking events with women executives in technology from top companies around Georgia.

Atlanta's Growing Tech Network

Metro Atlanta is one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in the nation, with more than 13,000 technology companies and 16 Fortune 500 companies. With Agnes Scott being just minutes away from downtown Atlanta, and our substantial network of alumni and College partnerships, students have the ability to engage with the city's thriving tech network as they develop their skills.

Meet the Faculty

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Carlee A. Bishop

Director of Technology Leadership and Management, Professor of Physics/Chair Physics and Astronomy

Laquita Blockson

Laquita C. Blockson

Director of Social Innovation, Associate Professor of Business Management

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Wendy Kallina

Director of Data Analysis and Communication, Director of Data Visualization, and Director of Evaluation and Assessment Methods

Careers in Technology Leadership and Management

As technology transforms all aspects of our lives, from how we work, educate, and even heal, the demand for skilled analysts, managers, and tech leaders will grow as organizations expand their business to digital platforms or seek efficiencies.

The expertise we develop in this program can help employees at all levels. From Operational Research Analysts to Computer and Information Systems Managers, employment opportunities are expected to grow from 11-26 percent from 2018 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.*

*These wage and growth projections based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020.

  • Analyst (Data, Business, Systems, Operations)
  • Computer Information Systems Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Vice President, Information Solutions

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