High Technology Management Concentration

Northeastern’s Online MBA with a concentration in High Technology Management prepares you to take the lead in the fast-paced business of technology. You can gain the skills necessary to manage the financial, employment, and legal issues involved in the technology industry.

Tap into an expertly designed curriculum that focuses on business, technology, and critical skills

Tap into an expertly designed curriculum that focuses on business, technology, and critical skills

Participate in courses limited to 20 students to develop a closer connection to faculty and peers

Participate in courses limited to 20 students to develop a closer connection to faculty and peers

Study at a top-tier business school with experience built into its DNA

Study at a top-tier business school with experience built into its DNA

Take part in our optional domestic campus residency where you can meet fellow online students on campus

Take part in our optional domestic campus residency where you can meet fellow online students on campus

Take part in our optional domestic campus residency where you can meet fellow online students on campus

Graduate in as few as two years

Online MBA with a Concentration in High Technology Management

Growth projections continue to rise across many consumer and service technology sectors, including AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity. With so many innovations on the horizon, companies are looking for leaders with the skills to manage the financial, operational, and legal issues involved in the fast-paced technology industry.

Along with the core courses, students enrolled in the High Technology Management concentration are required to complete the following:

  • Entrepreneurial Finance for High Tech Companies
  • Virtual, Vicious Teams: Building and Leading High-Performance Teams
  • Business Law, Corporate Governance, and Intellectual Property Strategies

 

High Technology Management Jobs

Graduates with a concentration in High High Technology Management can pursue positions such as financial analyst, virtual team/HR manager, or corporate governance and corporate valuation manager, depending upon professional work experience.

 

Financial Manager*

Median salary: $129,890 per year

Job outlook (2018-2028): 16% (Much faster than average)

Typical Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare company financial statements, business activity reports, forecasts, and more
  • Monitor financial details to ensure that legal requirements are met
  • Supervise and mentor employees who work in your department
  • Seek ways to reduce costs through improved financial practices

 

Corporate Governance**

Median salary: $121,000 per year

Typical Job Responsibilities:

  • Guide business functions and ensure company accountability to stakeholders
  • Ensure that all company business adheres to preapproved ethical standards
  • Monitor all functions for regulatory compliance
  • Share key information with managers, board members and committees

 

Human Resources Manager*

Median salary: $116,720 per year

Job outlook (2018-2028): 7% (Faster than average)

Typical Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate an organization’s workforce to best use employees’ talents
  • Formulate employee benefit programs and educate employees on their usage
  • Form and enforce company policy them on issues such as equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment and more
  • Oversee a company’s recruitment, interview, selection, and hiring processes
  • Handle a variety of staffing issues including mediating disputes and directing disciplinary procedures

 

Financial Analysts*

Median salary: $85,660 per year

Job outlook (2018-2028): 6% growth (Average)

Typical Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to people or companies interested in pursuing investments
  • Stay abreast of economic and business trends
  • Analyze company financial documents to determine its value

 

Market Research Analyst*

Median salary: $63,790 per year

Job outlook (2018-2028): 20% (Much faster than average)

Typical Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and forecast marketing and sales trends
  • Measure the effectiveness of marketing programs and strategies
  • Devise and evaluate methods for collecting data, such as surveys, questionnaires, and opinion polls
  • Gather data on consumers, competitors, and market conditions
  • Analyze data using statistical software
  • Convert complex data and findings into understandable tables, graphs, and written reports
  • Prepare reports and present results to clients and management

 

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

**Payscale

Graduate Certificates

Northeastern also offers a selection of online graduate certificates in seven relevant business topics. In these focused programs, you’ll take four to five graduate courses and tailor your learning experience to suit your goals. All certificate coursework is designed and taught by the industry-active, expert faculty from the world-class D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Earn an online graduate-level credential in as few as five months, or take up to two years to complete. Upon completion of your graduate certificate program, you may be able to further your business education by applying your credits toward an eligible master’s degree such as Northeastern’s Online MBA or Part-Time MBA.

Graduate certificates are available in:

  • Accounting and Financial Decision Making
  • Business Administration
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Renewal
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management