Technology Leadership

The University of St. Thomas Graduate Programs in Engineering and Technology Management offers a Technology Leadership Certificate designed to meet the needs of those wanting to improve manufacturing quality and methods by managing people and the supply chain more effectively. We recommend that students have a basic manufacturing knowledge.

Who should Consider the Technology Leadership Certificate:

Certificate programs are for the degreed individual who wishes to obtain knowledge in an area but doesn't wish to pursue a degree at this time.

  • Professionals taking a new assignment or position

  • Professionals who want to upgrade skills

The certificate program consists of six courses:

  • Required (4 courses):

    • ETLS 505 Managerial Accounting and Performance Management
    • ETLS 551 Strategic Quality Management
    • ETLS 601 Program/Project/Team Management
    • ETLS 550 Leveraging Leadership for a Lifetime (1 credit)
  • Select 2 from the following:

    • ETLS 552 Supply Chain Synchronization
    • ETLS 752 Analyze and Anticipate Technology Change
    • ETLS 851 Enterprise Information Systems
    • ETLS 852 Technology Risk Management
    • ETLS 853 Introduction to Intellectual Property Law


  • Applications for admission to the University of St. Thomas programs in Engineering and Technology Management are accepted on an on going basis; students may begin during any semester.   All applications to the School of Engineering Graduate Programs must be done using our online application.  The application fee is $50 with instructions for payment in the online application process. 

  • Submit a resume outlining educational background, work experience and professional affiliations

  • Supply your transcript showing degree or a copy of the diploma.

See our on-line forms index to print out an application form. A current class schedule is available as a link on our Courses and Registration Homepage. Complete our Online Information Request Form for further information or to request that an application be sent.

Other Options Available:

A student may take the certificate program first and then pursue a Master's degree. The student can use the six courses taken as part of the certificate program toward the Master's degree.

Courses can also be taken individually for professional development. Courses will earn graduate transcript credit.