Three male and one female in the master’s program in the BGSU technology management program with a focus in quality systems work together in front of a computer.

Master of Technology Management (MTM)

15-week 100% Online

Technology Management: Quality Systems

The 100% online Master of Technology Management degree with a specialization in quality systems is designed to respond to the industrial need for advanced technical managers. The program effectively integrates technology and business operations created by advanced technology tools, new materials and computer graphics in manufacturing and construction.

The program prepares you for executive levels of technical management. You will learn:

  • Advanced problem solving
  • Applied research in technical projects in a team-based environment
  • How to use Lean and Six Sigma research and analytical methods as innovative management strategies

Program highlights

  • Proven results. Our master’s technology management program enjoys consistently high job placement rates and is widely recognized for student excellence.
  • Flexible and convenient. This degree is delivered completely online. Take 15-week courses that meet your interests and goals.
  • Valuable research skills. Engage in applied technical research that adds to your knowledge and solves immediate problems that arise in the workplace.

Career opportunities

The interface of technology and quality leads to a host of careers. MTM-QS graduates enjoy consistently high job placement rates.

Wherever you choose to work – whether it’s in house or as a consultant – the skills and knowledge you gain in our master’s technology management program will help improve the organizations you work with.

BGSU graduates have found jobs or been promoted at employers such as:

  • Chrysler
  • Dana
  • Ford
  • General Motors
  • Cooper Standard
  • Emerson
  • General Electric
  • Honda
  • Johns Manville
  • Pilkington
  • Owens Illinois
  • Various colleges and universities

Career paths

  • Quality manager 
  • Quality assurance lead analyst
  • Director of quality assurance
  • Quality data analyst
  • Lean Sigma champion
  • ISO quality manager
  • Quality engineer
  • Green/Black Belt project manager


Students in the master’s program in technology management with a specialization in quality systems complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of study and must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Specific courses that meet the requirements are selected by the student in consultation with an academic advisor. Concentration and core courses do not have to be taken in any specific order unless there are prerequisites.

Flexible elective subjects allow students to meet professional or research goals. Choose a thesis research plan or a real-world research proposal development plan as a capstone assignment.

Required courses

Industrial engineer

Sample courses

  • Engineering Economics and Technical Strategic Management
  • Quality Culture Assessment
  • Six Sigma Systems Analysis
  • Lean Systems Analysis
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Statistics for Managerial Decisions
  • Seminar in Renewable Technologies

BGSU College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering

The Master of Technology Management in quality systems program is part of the BGSU Graduate College and BGSU College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering.