May 30, 2024  
2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Master of Science in Technology Management (STEM Program)

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The Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM) is designed both for experienced engineers who would like to advance their careers in management, and for business managers who are facing the challenges of implementing complicated enterprise-level systems.  The MSTM program offers a unique combination of operations management and management information system courses. This is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) designated program that makes international students with F-1 visa eligible to apply for 24-month extension of Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Entrance to the Program

Candidates must submit the required application materials and fee to the Office of Graduate Studies. Applications are reviewed and judged on the following criteria:

1. Undergraduate degree: Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended.

2. GMAT exam or equivalent: The GMAT requirement for graduate program admission at UMass Dartmouth may be waived under certain conditions.

3. Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a faculty member and one from an employer.

4. A personal statement (minimum 300 words) explaining the applicant’s career goals and motivation for the degree.

5. Current Resume.

6. Candidates whose Bachelor’s degree was not earned in an approved English language country must submit either the TOEFL exam (minimum score of 72 internet-based or 533 paper-based) or IELTS exam (minimum band score of 6.0).


The program consists of 30 credit hours: 8 required core courses (24 credits) and 2 electives (6 credits). 

For more information, see the Graduate Studies website at:

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