The Doctor of Technology (D. Tech.) is an innovative degree program that will provide vital transformative STEM education and world changing research opportunities for graduate students. In addition to studying cutting-edge content, this program will enable graduate students to effectively address numerous challenges facing business and industry.
The D. Tech. is the first degree of its kind in a tier-one research university. This degree is a research-based doctorate, with predominate applicability to use-inspired basic research and/or purely applied research and development, versus the traditional pure-basic research of the Ph.D. You will be required to complete a dissertation focusing on applied/use-inspired research of direct relevance to professional practice.
The curriculum will enhance your skills to apply heightened technical and conceptual understandings of technology, research and development as you work to develop strategies to advance within your career. The D. Tech. focuses on an in-depth understanding of technology, innovation, and leadership skills of middle and senior leaders. Designed to encompass best practice techniques that can be implemented in business, industry, government and non-government organizations, as well as by entrepreneurs, to solve complex technology-related problems.
Choose between two delivery methods: Hybrid or Online.
- The hybrid delivery method consists of blended courses which are structured to take advantage of the best features of both face-to-face and online learning. Three weekends each fall and spring semester are required.
- The 100% online delivery method offers asynchronous courses which allow students to study at their own pace, accessing instructional materials, at any time.
All course activities, assignments, and exams must be completed by their respective due dates. Complete the 90 required credit hours in 3½ - 7 years while balancing your professional and personal commitments.
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