2015-2016 Academic Catalog: College of Professional and Continuing Education

College of Professional and Continuing Education

Deborah Wright, Dean
Dobbs Hall, Room 122
617-989-4256

Lifelong learning is a tradition at the Institute. The College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) is committed to helping adult learners achieve their educational and career goals, with evening, weekend, and online courses designed to accommodate their busy lifestyles. The College works directly with corporations, industry experts and government in developing specific educational programs that address the needs of adult learners. Students applying for associate, bachelor, masters degrees or certificate programs are academically counseled and admitted by the College.

Wentworth also has a long tradition of offering specialized workforce training and development courses and programs to people in a number of technical fields. Certificates, courses, and seminars offered through CPCE are both real-world and rigorous, and combine theory and practice. Taught by instructors who are active and experienced in their disciplines, these courses provide students with the experience and credentials needed to make them more competitive in the job market. Some courses offer the knowledge necessary for licensing and certification in the fields of construction, electrician and welding. Students who have successfully completed a professional certificate program are eligible for advanced standing credit in certain CPCE associate degree programs. Please view the CPCE website athttp://wit.edu/continuinged or call CPCE at 617-989-4300 for information on upcoming courses and programs of study.

DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Architectural Technology (AAT)

This program offers a diverse and intensive level of study providing students with an understanding of the built environment. Design methodology, technical knowledge, graphic language, and the other skills of contemporary architectural practice are emphasized. Graduates of AAT are often hired by architectural, construction, or engineering or facilities management firms. Graduates of this program may enter Wentworth’s bachelor degree programs in Building Construction Management or Project Management.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 64

This program is planned to take three years if started without any incoming transfer credit.

Students entering this program should have basic knowledge of drafting techniques.

Students requesting advanced standing credit for architecture courses may be required to submit a portfolio of their work for review by department faculty.

Major Requirements

ARCH1000, Architectural CADD
ARCH1200, Design I: Design Principles
ARCH1100, Contract Drawing & Methods I
ARCH1150, Contract Drawing & Methods II
ARCH2000, Structural Design
BLDG1050, Contracts & Codes
BLDG1100, Construction Methods
BLDG1800, Concrete Construction Methods
BLDG1900, Basic Building Services
BLDG2500, Project Estimating & Scheduling
HUMN1051, Intro to Art & Architecture

General Education

ENGL1050, English Composition
ENGL2050, English Literature and Composition
MATH1005, College Math A
MATH1035, College Math B
MATH1065, College Math C
PHYS1005, Physics A
ELECTIVE, Humanities or Social Science

 

Building Construction Management (ABCM)

This program provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of scheduling, surveying, CAD, estimating, programming, codes, and contracts. Graduates leave with a broad perspective on construction, including wood, masonry, concrete and steel, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems. Graduates are prepared to work on large commercial projects as well as residential construction. Possible job opportunities include job supervisors, inspectors, estimators, office managers, and field superintendents.

Graduates of this program may enter Wentworth’s bachelor’s degree programs in Building Construction Management or Project Management.

  • Students who have earned a Massachusetts State Supervisors License are eligible to receive four (4) credits of advanced standing for BLDG1050 Contract and Codes.
  • Students who have completed Wentworth’s non-credit Construction Certificate are eligible to receive advanced standing for BLDG1100 Construction Methods and BLDG1500 Construction Estimating.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 64

This program is planned to take three years if started without any incoming transfer credit.

Major Requirements

BLDG1015, Construction Graphics
BLDG1050, Contracts and Codes
BLDG1100, Construction Methods
BLDG1500, Construction Estimating
BLDG2000, Structural Design I
BLDG1900, Basic Building Services
BLDG3200, Construction Project Scheduling
BLDG3700, Construction Safety and Risk Management
SURV1000, Construction Surveying

General Education Requirements

ENGL1050, English Composition
ENGL2050, English Literature and Composition
MATH1005, College Math A
MATH1035, College Math B
MATH1065, College Math C
MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
MGMT3650, Business Law
PHYS1005, Physics A
ELECTIVE, Humanities or Social Science

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Building Construction Management (BBCM)

This program emphasizes the business and management aspects of construction, preparing graduates for upper-level management positions and management of large complex projects. It provides the skills necessary to carry out a construction project from conception to completion, which includes maximizing human resource potential and monitoring and controlling, time, cost and quality.

Graduates of this program have been hired by construction and building design firms. Possible job opportunities include construction managers, project managers, field engineers, estimators, schedulers, and superintendents.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 123

Major Requirements

BLDG1015, Construction Graphics
BLDG1050, Contracts and Codes
BLDG1100, Construction Methods
BLDG1500, Construction Estimating
BLDG1600, Horizontal Construction
BLDG2000, Structural Design I
BLDG1900, Basic Building Services
BLDG2600, Testing of Materials
BLDG3200, Construction Project Scheduling
BLDG3400, Construction Project Control & Cost Analysis
BLDG3600, Construction Management Theory
BLDG3700, Construction Safety and Risk Management
BLDG5500, Senior Project
CMGT460, Financing the Construction Project
SURV1000, Construction Surveying

General Education Requirements

ECON1102, Economics I
ENGL1050, English Composition
ENGL2050, English Literature and Composition
MATH1005, College Math A
MATH1035, College Math B
MATH1065, College Math C
MGMT2700, Financial Accounting
MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
MGMT3650, Business Law
PHYS1005, Physics A
ELECTIVE, Humanities
ELECTIVE, Social Science
ELECTIVE, General Education
ELECTIVE, General

 

Engineering Technology (BENT)

This engineering technology program has an electronics concentration and provides students with a solid background in design, development and support of electronic systems.  Graduates develop a thorough foundation in circuit analysis, solid state principles, logic circuits, microcontrollers, control systems, communication and signal processing.

Students can enter directly into this bachelor’s program with an associate degree or meet the program pre-requisites.

Admissions Requirements

English Composition and Literature and Composition 6 credits
Humanities and Social Science 3 credits
Mathematics (through precalculus) 9 credits
Physics I and II 8 credits
Circuit Theory I and II 8 credits
Linear Integrated Circuits 4 credits
Fundamentals of Electronic Devices 4 credits
Logic Circuits 4 credits
Introduction to Microprocessors 4 credits
Technical Electives 10 credits

 

DEGREE DETAILS

Total credits for degree: 124 (60 associate degree/pre-requisite credits and 64 bachelor degree credits).

This program is planned to take eight semesters.

Engineering Technology (BENT)

Semester 1 (total credits 8)

MATH1700, Calculus I
COMP1099, Computer Science I Using C

Semester 2 (total credits 8)

MATH1800, Calculus II
ELEC3950, Advanced Sensors and Interfacing Systems

Semester 3 (total credits 8)

MATH2000, Calculus III
ELEC3300, Electric Machines and Transformers

Semester 4 (total credits 8)

ELECTIVE, Humanities
ELEC3675, Linear Network Analysis

Semester 5 (total credits 8)

ELECTIVE, Social Science
ELEC4450, Digital Communication Systems

Semester 6 (total credits 8)

MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
ELEC4000, Digital Signal Processing

Semester 7 (total credits 8)

ELEC4475, Feedback Control Systems
ELECTIVE, Technical

Semester 8 (total credits 8)

ELEC4900, Senior Design Project
ELECTIVE, Technical 

Project Management (BPM)
Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree

This program aims to produce leaders for business, industry, and government. Students are introduced to contemporary theories of management, leadership, and teamwork, as well as accounting, computer software systems, marketing, finance, and communication skills. Courses in planning, policy, and practice are geared to running today’s enterprises.

Graduates of this program have been hired by a broad range of companies including computer, electronic, health, and manufacturing firms. Possible job opportunities include project managers, business analysts, project engineers, operations coordinators and field service engineers.  The Project Management degree is available in both traditional and fully online formats. 

DEGREE DETAILS

Total credits for degree: 128

Project Management (BPM)

Major Requirements

COMM3100, Professional Communications
MGMT1010, Introduction to Project Management
MGMT2300, Organizational Behavior
MGMT2400, Business Research Methods
MGMT2600, Project Risk Management
MGMT2700, Financial Accounting
MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
MGMT3250, Managerial Accounting
MGMT3500, Financial Management
MGMT3300, Project Planning, Scheduling & Control
MGMT3750, Project Evaluation and Performance
MGMT4150, Marketing Management
MGMT5505, Capstone
ENGL1050, English Composition
ENGL2050, English Literature and Composition
MATH1030, Statistics and Applications
MATH1005, College Math A
MATH1035, College Math B
ELECTIVE, Humanities
ELECTIVE, Natural/Physical Science
ELECTIVE, Social Science
ELECTIVE, General Education
ELECTIVE, General

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Philip Hammond, Director of Graduate Programs
Dobbs Hall, Room 107
617-989-4594

Computer Science and Networking (MSACS)
Leading to the Master of Science in Applied Computer Science degree

The Master of Science in Applied Computer Science (MSACS) program is designed to educate professionals in the application of technical computing and management skills required to plan, design, implement, deploy, and operate computer-based solutions within an organization.  This 100% online program is designed for part-time students and can be completed in under two (2) years.

Mission, Goals, Outcomes, and Student Resources

Mission

The core purpose and mission of the MSACS program is to empower, inspire and innovate through experiential learning. The MSACS program will provide graduates with the knowledge and skill sets needed to successfully function in middle and upper level Applied Computer Science positions with a technical focus, including leading teams of professionals. Other MSACS objectives link theory and practice to create real world applications and value, create and introduce new software and technology, and apply basic managerial skills to provide leadership to a computing team.

Goals

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Applied Computer Science program will:

  • Effectively function in a team engaged in the process of modeling, designing, and implementing computer-based systems of varied complexity utilizing multiple technologies,
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with stakeholders in a software development environment:
    • By preparing and delivering technical presentations using appropriate technologies, and
    • By writing clear and accurate technical documentation,
  • Learn new models, techniques, and technologies as they emerge, and appreciate the necessity of continued professional development,
  • Demonstrate an ability to model, analyze and design computing processes and systems,
  • Analyze a current significant software technology, articulate its strengths and weaknesses, and specify and promote improvements or extensions to that technology,
  • Recognize and analyze social and professional issues and responsibilities faced by computing professionals.

MSACS Required Courses

COMP7000, Foundations of Computer Science
COMP7050, Programming Paradigms and Systems
COMP7100, Managing Software Development
COMP7150, Data Science and Web Services
COMP7200, Mobile Application Development
COMP7250, Enterprise Computing
COMP7300, Computer Security

MSACS Computing Electives

COMP7400, Big Data
COMP7425, Data Mining
COMP7450, Software Engineering

Capstone

COMP7500, MSACS Capstone

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE)

The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) program is designed to educate technical professionals in post-graduate civil engineering principles. The program is designed for part-time students, provides maximum flexibility relative to academic delivery and format, and can be completed in under two (2) years. The curriculum is organized into two (2) areas of specialization, construction engineering and infrastructure engineering.

Construction Specialization

Designed to provide the student with coursework in the construction area of civil engineering, including topics specified in the Civil-Construction PE exam: estimating and scheduling, construction operations, and relevant geotechnical, structural and environmental aspects of construction.

Infrastructure Specialization

Designed to provide the student with coursework focused on the design of major infrastructure projects. This curriculum emphasizes transportation and public works infrastructure projects and includes advanced transportation, structural, geotechnical and environmental coursework.

Mission, Goals, Outcomes, and Student Resources

Mission

The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) degree is consistent with the missions of Wentworth, the Department of Civil Engineering and Technology, and College of Professional and Continuing Education. The MEng program is designed to meet the criteria outlined by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) regarding post baccalaureate education in addressing current and future local, national, and global needs. The curriculum of the program has been developed to ensure the alignment of learning objectives with the skills, competencies, and attributes which industry and prospective employers are looking for in our graduates.

Goals

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) program will have the following skills:

  • Demonstrate competence in computer simulation in civil engineering.
  • Demonstrate competence in sustainable engineering design.
  • Identify, evaluate, and apply project management tools and techniques to engineering issues as they pertain to intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teams.
  • Research, analyze and communicate information related to advanced topics and designs.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, tools and techniques associated with advanced topics and designs.

MEng CE Required Courses

CIVE8000, Project Management Principles and Practices
CIVE8100, Engineering Modeling and Analysis Methods
CIVE8200, Environmental Systems

Construction Area of Specialization

CIVE8250, Engineering Estimating and Scheduling
CIVE8350, Construction Operations, Methods and Quality Control
CIVE8450, Temporary Structures
CIVE8550, Site Planning and Development

Infrastructure Area of Specialization

CIVE8300, Traffic Analysis and Safety
CIVE8400, Highway Design and Transportation Planning
CIVE8600, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure
CIVE8500, Advanced Concrete and Steel Design
CIVE8700, Bridge Design
CIVE8800, Infrastructure Renewal

Capstone

CIVE8950, Master of Engineering Civil Engineering (MEng CE) Capstone

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) Curriculum

The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) program contains three (3) required courses that are common to each area of specialization; Project Management Principles and Practices, Engineering Modeling and Analysis Methods and Environmental Systems. To complete the thirty (30) credit graduate program students are required to take four (4) courses in their area of MEng CE specialization and two (2) other relevant graduate courses.  The culminating experience of the MEng CE program is a final capstone design course.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 30

This is a five-semester program that begins in the fall semester of the student’s first year and is planned to end after the spring semester of their second year.

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng CE) Program
Course Requirements

All MEng CE students must complete these four (4) courses:

CIVE8000, Project Management Principles and Practices
CIVE8100, Engineering Modeling and Analysis Methods
CIVE8200, Environmental Systems
IVE8950, Master of Engineering Civil Engineering (MEng CE) Capstone

All MEng CE students in the Construction Track must complete four (4) courses:

CIVE8250, Engineering Estimating and Scheduling
CIVE8350, Construction Operations, Methods and Quality Control
CIVE8450, Temporary Structures
CIVE8550, Site Planning and Development

All MEng CE students in the Infrastructure Track must complete four (4) courses:

CIVE8300, Traffic Analysis and Safety
CIVE8400, Highway Design and Transportation Planning
CIVE8600, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure
CIVE8500, Advanced Concrete and Steel Design
CIVE8700, Bridge Design
CIVE8800, Infrastructure Renewal

Master of Engineering Civil Engineering 30 credits

To complete the ten (10) course/thirty (30) credit graduate program, MEng CE students may select courses from the Construction and Infrastructure Tracks courses or, with the approval of the Department Chair, graduate courses from Wentworth’s Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM) and Master of Science in Facility Management (MSFM) graduate programs, specifically;

CONM860, Modern Construction Delivery Methods
CONM840, Construction Law for CM
CONM830, Real Estate for CM
FMGT830, Facility Operations
FMGT820, Energy/Sustainability

Curriculum Requirements - Construction Specialization

Recommended Schedule

YEAR ONE

Semester One

  • CIVE8000, Project Management Principles and Practices (3)
  • CIVE8200, Environmental Systems (3)

Semester Two 

  • CIVE8100, Engineering Modeling and Analysis Methods (3)
  • CIVE8250, Engineering Estimating and Scheduling (3)

Semester Three

  • CIVE8450, Temporary Structures (3)

and one three (3) credit CIVE course subject to availability

  • CIVE8300, Traffic Analysis and Safety (3)
  • CIVE8350, Construction Operations, Methods and Quality Control (3)
  • CIVE8400, Highway Design and Transportation Planning (3)
  • CIVE8500, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure (3)
  • CIVE8600, Advanced Concrete and Steel Design (3)
  • CIVE8700, Bridge Design (3)
  • CIVE8800, Infrastructure Renewal (3)
  • CONM7100, Modern Construction Delivery Methods (3)
  • CONM7200, Construction Law for CM (3)
  • CONM7300, Real Estate for CM (3)
  • FMGT7300, Facility Operations (3)
  • FMGT7200, Energy/Sustainability (3)

YEAR TWO

Semester One 

  • CIVE8550: Site Planning and Development (3)

and one three (3) credit CIVE course subject to availability

  • CIVE8300, Traffic Analysis and Safety (3)
  • CIVE8350, Construction Operations, Methods and Quality Control (3)
  • CIVE8400, Highway Design and Transportation Planning (3)
  • CIVE8500, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure (3)
  • CIVE8600, Advanced Concrete and Steel Design (3)
  • CIVE8700, Bridge Design (3)
  • CIVE8800, Infrastructure Renewal (3)
  • CONM7100, Modern Construction Delivery Methods (3)
  • CONM7200, Construction Law for CM (3)
  • CONM7300, Real Estate for CM (3)
  • FMGT7300, Facility Operations (3)
  • FMGT7200, Energy/Sustainability (3)

Semester Two

  • CIVE8950, Master in Engineering for Civil Engineering Capstone (3)

and one three (3) credit CIVE course subject to availability

  • CIVE8300, Traffic Analysis and Safety (3)
  • CIVE8400, Highway Design and Transportation Planning (3)
  • CIVE8500, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure (3)
  • CIVE8600, Advanced Concrete and Steel Design (3)
  • CIVE8700, Bridge Design (3)
  • CIVE8800, Infrastructure Renewal (3)
  • CONM7100, Modern Construction Delivery Methods (3)
  • CONM7200, Construction Law for CM (3)
  • CONM7300, Real Estate for CM (3)
  • FMGT7300, Facility Operations (3)
  • FMGT7200, Energy/Sustainability (3)

Degree Total: 30 credits

Curriculum Requirements - Infrastructure Specialization

Recommended Schedule

YEAR ONE

Semester One 

  • CIVE8000, Project Management Principles and Practices (3)
  • CIVE8200, Environmental Systems (3)

Semester Two 

  • CIVE8100, Engineering Modeling and Analysis Methods (3)
  • CIVE8300, Traffic Analysis and Safety (3) *

Semester Three 

  • CIVE8400, Highway Design and Transportation Planning (3) *
  • CIVE8500, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure (3) *

YEAR TWO

Semester One

  • CIVE8600, Advanced Concrete and Steel Design (3) *
  • CIVE8700, Bridge Design (3) *

Semester Two

  • CIVE8800, Infrastructure Renewal (3) *
  • CIVE8950, Master Engineering in Civil Engineering Capstone (3)

* Students may opt to replace a maximum of two courses with any available (3) credit CIVE course and/or any of the following electives:

  • CONM8300, Real Estate for Construction Management
  • CONM8400, Construction Law for Construction Management
  • CONM7100, Modern Construction Delivery Methods
  • FMGT7200, Energy/Sustainability
  • FMGT7300, Facility Operations

Construction Management (MSCM)

PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT/GOALS

The mission of the Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM) program is to provide a course of study for construction professionals that seek to prepare them for executive positions in construction related firms.  It educates students in foundational post graduate management principles combined with relevant construction education and experience in topics that are specific to preparing and advancing professionals’ skills in administrative and senior leadership positions. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available which allow for a variety of employment or educational opportunities including but not limited to working for general contractors, real-estate developers, sub-contractors, government agencies, construction management and architectural/engineering firms, as well as advanced education and teaching options.

To accomplish this mission, the MSCM program has adopted the following goals to prepare students for professional and personal success:

  • Prepare students for advanced management and leadership positions.
  • Prepare students to pursue advanced educational opportunities.
  • Develop analytical reasoning skills for decision making.
  • Develop metacognitive and lifelong learning skills.
  • Expose students to nationally and internationally recognized subject experts.
  • Expose students to the latest technological and managerial/leadership advancements and their effects on the construction industry.
  • Prepare and develop students from related disciplines such as planning, engineering and architecture to move into the field of construction management.

The MSCM program educates students in foundational business management principles and construction education and allows those who want to pursue an advanced terminal degree the opportunity to do so. Students must complete a minimum of 10 courses (30 credits) and may also choose to complete a 2-course (6 credits) thesis option. To fully integrate both academic and practical learning, each course will utilize both industry professionals as well as academic experts. This is a cohort-based, part-time program that can be completed in less than two years.  Additionally, the program has an optional thesis designed to prepare students who want to pursue advanced study and subsequent teaching opportunities.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 30 (36 with optional thesis)

This program is planned to be completed in five semesters. An optional thesis may be taken in the summer semester following the fifth semester. The program will begin every fall in our traditional model and both fall and spring in our online model.

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES

During this two-year MSCM program, students take one elective. Students take one of the following three electives in the following spring semester, they will take one more:

CONM7050, Research Methods
CMGT7250, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation for CM
CONM7500, International Construction

Students also have the option to take as an elective a graduate course from the MS Facility Management or MS Technology Management degree programs.

Construction Management (MSCM)

First Year, First Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7000, Business Relations & Human Resources Management
CONM7000, Executive Management for CM

First Year, Second Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7150, Business Operations & Process Mgmt
CONM7100, Modern Construction Delivery Methods

First Year, Third Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7050, Business Finance and Investments
MGMT7300, Economics & International Business

Second Year, First Semester (total credits 6)

CONM7200, Construction Law for CM
CONM7300, Real Estate Development

Second Year, Second Semester (total credits 6)

CONM8000, Capstone Project in Construction Management
ELECTIVE, Construction Management

Second Year, Third Semester (total credits 6)

Optional Thesis

Facility Management (MSFM)

Facility Management is the holistic management of real property and the infrastructure of an organization with the aim of improving the productivity of its core business.  It is the practice of coordinating the physical workplace with the people and work of the organization; it integrates the principles of business administration, project management, architecture and the behavioral and engineering sciences.

The Master of Science in Facility Management (MSFM) program is designed to combine common general management techniques with current facility management practices and technologies.  The curriculum will provide graduates with the tools and managerial decision making processes related specifically to maintaining and managing the built environment.

Program Mission Statement/Goals

  • Apply general management techniques to analyze and implement facility decisions for business, non-profit, and government organizations.
  • Describe and demonstrate the implementation of management principles relating specifically to maintaining and managing the built environment.
  • Formulate effective communication strategies/processes for delivering concepts, financial information, and strategic and tactical information regarding real property, equipment and staffing to all levels of staff in a business organization.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills by leading a team from conception through completion and closeout of an assigned project.
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills by participating constructively as a team member on an assigned project.
  • Develop a facilities technology strategy for a business or other organization that demonstrates knowledge of different technology platforms, workplace management systems and CAFM; and of the larger social, ethical, and legal issues related to information, telecommunications and other supporting technologies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of research tools appropriate for analyzing and developing solutions for facilities management problems.
  • Describe what constitutes effective sustainable policy and use that knowledge to develop a corporate sustainable program.
  • Create an energy policy for a business or organization that reflects knowledge of how buildings use energy, and of proven methods to reduce energy consumption.
  • Formulate and complete a complex project that demonstrates mastery of both the technical and managerial aspects of strategic facility management.

The Master of Science in Facility Management (MSFM) program at Wentworth Institute of Technology is designed to educate students in foundational post-graduate management principles and enhanced facility management skills and knowledge. Students will learn the leadership and business skills necessary to respond to the demand to keep their facilities highly efficient and functional. Coursework will also integrate elements of several related disciplines, including: project management, finance, real estate, humans and their working environment, space planning, building operations and maintenance, and quality assessment.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 30

This is a two-year program, starting in the fall semester of the student’s first year and planned to be completed in five semesters.

Facility Management (MSFM)

First Year, Fall Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7400, Executive Leadership
MGMT7100, Project Management Applications

First Year, Spring Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7450, Communication Strategies
MGMT7050, Business Finance and Investments

First Year, Summer Semester (total credits 6)

FMGT6100, Contemporary Issues in Managing Technology
MGMT7250, Strategic Financial Decision Making

Second Year, Fall Semester (total credits 6)

FMGT7300, Facility Operations
MGMT7500, Quantitative Methods in FM Research

Second Year, Spring Semester (total credits 6)

FMGT8000, Facility Management Capstone
FMGT7200, Energy/Sustainability

Second Year, Summer Semester (total credits 6)

FMGT8900, Optional Thesis

 

Technology Management (MSTM)

The online Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM) degree is designed to elevate students’ business acumen, strategic thinking, and people skills, all within the context of the issues and challenges specific to the technical world. Graduates of the MSTM program will be equipped with the management skills, expertise, and ethics necessary to be successful within technology-based enterprises. 

The MSTM program is designed for technical professionals who desire to manage and lead within a technical environment. The program is offered in a fully online delivery format to provide maximum flexibility, and is designed to be completed in under two years on a part-time basis.

Graduates of the Master of Science in Technology Management program will be prepared for a variety of managerial positions in the technical world.

Online course discussion groups are a key component of the MSTM program, allowing students to regularly interact with and learn from both their instructors and fellow classmates. MSTM instructors are both subject matter experts and industry practitioners. Furthermore, most MSTM students are currently employed in a technical environment, facilitating peer to peer learning.

PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT/GOALS

The primary educational objective of this program will be to provide graduates with the knowledge and skill sets needed to function successfully in middle and upper level technology management positions. Other objectives will be linked to theory and practice to create real world applications and value, introduce new software and technology, and improve management skills through research and the application of best practices.

Specifically, all Wentworth Master of Science in Technology Management graduates will:

  • Understand the theory and application of advanced business management theories.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of strategic technology management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of finance and accounting.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Understand the critical success factors for leading teams and related organizational development issues.
  • Understand the relevance of the increasingly international business environment.
  • Demonstrate executive level decision-making and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deal with complex business challenges, and utilize best practices to arrive at solution sets required of mid and senior level technology managers.

These graduate students will be provided with a sound basis on which to build lifelong learning and research skills so they are able to initiate, critically examine and adapt to innovation and change.

DEGREE DETAILS
Total credits for degree: 30

This is a two-year program, starting in the fall semester of the student’s first year and planned to be completed in five semesters.

Technology Management (MSTM)

First Year, Fall Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7000, Business Relations & HR Management
MGMT7100, Project Management Applications

First Year, Spring Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7050, Business Finance and Investments
MGMT7450, Communication Strategies

First Year, Summer Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7150, Business Operations and Process Management
TMGT8000, Strategic Technology Business Management

Second Year, Fall Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7200, Leadership
TMGT8100, Management of New Product Development

Second Year, Spring Semester (total credits 6)

MGMT7350, Marketing Management
TMGT8500, Capstone

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Professional Land Surveying (PLS)
Leading to a Professional Certificate

This Professional Land Surveying Certificate program is intended for professionals currently working in the land surveying field, who are seeking to become a registered Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts. Competencies learned will be field measurement, survey calculations, evidence gathering and assessment, boundary determination, publication and presentation of final survey results, and the applicability of emerging technologies.

The PLS program is designed to be completed in one academic year when students complete 2 courses per semester. Students may opt to complete the program over a two-year period.

Students are allowed to transfer in up to 3 credits in Overview of Surveying Technology

Professional Land Surveying (PLS)

First Year, First Semester (total credits 7)

SURV1100, Overview of Surveying Technology
SURV1200, Surveying Measurement I

First Year, Second Semester (total credits 7)

SURV1500, Legal Aspects of Land Surveying I
SURV2200, Surveying Measurement II

First Year, Third Semester (total credits 6)

SURV2250, Massachusetts Regulations Affecting the Surveying Profession
SURV2500, Legal Aspects of Land Surveying II

Non-Credit (CEU) Graduate Certificates                                         

Power Systems (Online & Hybrid)

The certificate is designed for those who already have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or in any Technical and Engineering field with basic knowledge in Power Systems. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required five courses. Students earn 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Data Analytics

The certificate is designed for those who already have a Bachelor’s degree. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Non-Credit (CEU) Undergraduate Certificates

PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Online)

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence.  A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required five courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s in Project Management.

MANAGING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required five courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s Degree.

FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s Degree.

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM)

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required upon completion of the required two core courses and one of the electives. Students earn 6.3 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 4 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s Degree.

CONSTRUCTION

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and are eligible to receive 8 credits toward the associate degree in Building Construction. Credit will be granted for the Construction Methods and Construction Estimating.

Non-Credit (CEU) Courses

CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE (CCNA)

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT or Cisco CCNA certification exam. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 11.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN

Courses are designed to be taken one level per semester in 4 semesters. Students earn 60 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 12 credits in technical electives toward the Associate’s Degree, and meet the following requirements (upon successfully passed the MA State License Exam):

  • ELEC1100, Circuit Theory I
  • ELEC1500, Circuit Theory II
  • ELEC2099, Fundamentals of Electronic Devices

Electrician and System Installer Exam Information

For exam information please call PSI at 800-733-9267 or visit www.psiexams.com or visit the State Licensing Board http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/el/forms/examinations/

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

Students earn 15 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

AUTOCAD

Students earn 4.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

FUNDAMENTAL OF ENGINEERING REVIEW

Students can choose from one of the following concentrations: Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil, and can earn from 3.0 – 3.6 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

STATE CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR LICENSE COMMERCIAL

Students earn 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). Once students pass and provided a certified copy of the Massachusetts State Construction Supervisor License, they are eligible to receive four (4) credits of advanced standing towards the associate degree in Building Construction Management for Contracts and Codes.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Courses are designed to be taken one level at a time and in sequence. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required three courses (level I-III). Students earn 31.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). Students who successfully complete this certificate are also eligible for eight (8) credits toward general electives in our bachelor degree programs (MANF155 and MANF1000).

WELDING

Courses are designed to be taken one level at a time and in sequence. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required three courses (level I-III). Students earn 31.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). Through the American Welding Society (AWS), students will be assisted to pursue this certification as well as maintaining certification every six months. Testing can be completed on site and certified by Wentworth instructors. For more information about the certification, please visit http://www.aws.org/certification/CW/.