At a Glance:
Bachelor of Science
|Average Completion Time||16 months|
|Cost per credit||$473* (financial aid available)|
|Accreditation||Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
|Location||Portland Center (near Tigard),
*All stated financial information is subject to change.
Be Known As A Technology Expert
Nationwide there is an increasing demand for skilled information systems professionals who can effectively manage people and leverage technology to improve core business performance. The most critical challenge facing organizations today is integrating technology across the organization to effectively analyze and evaluate the dissemination of data, information and knowledge for strategic decision-making. George Fox University’s bachelor's degree in technology management prepares students to advance the management skills needed to address this challenge.
The technology management program teaches students to plan, design and evaluate process improvement initiatives using technology services and information systems across a wide spectrum of global environments including corporations, nonprofit, and educational institutions. Students also develop critical insight into the social, organizational cultural and leadership factors that influence an organization's ability to leverage information systems while analyzing and solving problems that impact business processes, operations and achieving organizational strategy.
Key Areas of Technology Management
ERP systems are the primary means companies use to automate business processes. Technology management students will examine the complex process of enterprise application integration that can have a profound effect on the IT architecture and redefine business processes.
Cloud Adoption Assessment
Technology management majors will examine and redesign various business processes to discover and assess the right technology to use. Cloud Adoption Assessment will examine the business first approach and focuses on an organization's business processes and strategic objectives to achieve the full benefits of cloud and mitigate the potential risks.
Customer Integration Services
Students will examine a broad set of business processes and assess customer-interfacing needs of various non-profit organizations.
Digital Asset Management and Collaboration
Students in the major will examine the technology services that incorporate digital asset management and collaboration, including the ability to create and manage various business processes via web interface.
Effectiveness of Software as a Service
Technology management students will examine the business needs for Software as a Service to transform the organization into an agile, innovative and more cost-effective organization. The strategic need for the use of emerging technology is transforming IT delivery and creating new business opportunities will be explored.
Credit RequirementsTo graduate with a bachelor´s degree, you must complete a total of 126 semester hours as follows:
|Minimum required entry credits for major||62|
|Additional credits needed for graduation (general education, electives, or life-learning credit)||28|
|Credits earned in Technology Management courses
Technology Management Program Format
- 36 semester hours
- 16 months (View a sample cohort calendar)
- Meet one night each week, 6-10 p.m. (an occasional Saturday may be required)
- Classroom-style instruction with some online assignments
Class LocationPortland, Oregon (near Tigard)
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