Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization

Graduate Degree
Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
6 Semesters

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An MBA in Technology Commercialization is an important tool to enter the competitive business market. 

Through a combination of technology-specific and business management classes, you will achieve the MBA skill-set, with an added expertise in technology. You will be able to direct products and project developments, learn about intellectual property law and strategy, finance technology, and manage a technological team.

Who the Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization Program Is For

The MBA in Technology Commercialization is designed for the engineer, scientist, or technologist who needs more education and experience in the management of the firm. Learning is greatly enhanced when students are actively involved; we're looking for you to bring your experience and commitment. Westminster greatly values your work experience because it brings context to the classroom and heightens learning, your experience is a valuable guide to your ability to complete an MBA Technology Commercialization degree.

What You'll Learn in the Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization Program 

The MBATC program emphasizes the practical and applied aspects of commercializing innovative products and managing the businesses that develop them.

You will complete the program by mastering program goals and related competencies, including:

  • Strategic and innovative thinking
  • Global perspective
  • Critical, analytical, and reflective thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Ethics and social responsibility
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Functional integration and application

Sample courses

  • MSMHC-61o: Counseling Ethics
  • MSMHC-639: Multicultural Counseling

  • MSMHC-61o: Counseling Ethics
  • MSMHC-639: Multicultural Counseling

Completion time: Many students can complete the program between 2 to 3 years; however, this varies with each student's commitment and requirements to complete the program. Our classes are offered evenings and weekends to accommodate your busy schedule. It will take a significant time and energy commitment on your behalf, but the reward will be worth it.

Key Benefits of the Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization Program

  • Highly customizable
  • Interdisciplinary: you won't learn about finance or marketing by itself; instead, you'll understand finance and marketing in relation to how they work with other functional parts of business to achieve overall firm strategy.
  • Professional and personal skill sets: while you are building analytical tools in the financial aspects of the firm, you are also learning to augment your personal skill sets in leadership, critical thinking, networking, professional communication, and a long list of others.
  • Not lock-step: you can take courses as you are able, as long as prerequisites are met. We have three full semesters in a year, with all core courses available in each semester.
  • Balance: between theoretical preparation and practical application. When you leave our program, you understand the theoretical principles and you have experience in applying them to business problems.
  • Access: workshops, seminars, networking events with alumni and business leaders, campus events and more. And it doesn't stop when you graduate. Your participation in all of these opportunities does not cost you extra.
  • Preparatory business opportunities: these self-paced materials are available to you as part of the overall program cost.
  • Fixed price model: all class materials, fees, and even a required 10 trip international trip are included in the fixed price.

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Application Deadline

Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Fall 2022 Entry: July 29, 2022
Spring 2023 Entry: Nov. 9, 2022
Fall 2023 Entry: July 10, 2023

Entry Terms- Fall or Spring

Start Date- May, August, and January. New classes start every 7 weeks.


Our Faculty

Dax Jacobson, Ph.D
Interim Dean, Gore School of Business

Vicki Graham [Whiting], Ph.D

Dick Chapman, Ph.D

Alysse Morton, Ph.D


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plan of study

Program Core: 35–39 Credits

The core 35–39 hours of coursework is designed to give you a solid foundation in technology commercialization.

Electives: 0–4 Credits

Depending on undergraduate degree and experience.
Electives can be used to help you individualize your degree to your desired career goals.

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Tuition and Aid

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Westminster College knows you want an education where you matter—a place that will serve as a launchpad for a successful career and a meaningful life. Westminster will work with you individually through every step of the financial aid process. From scholarships to grants and loans, Westminster helps you make it happen.

With the highest percentage of students who complete one or more internships in the state, Westminster students hit the ground running with real-world experience. Plus, 90% of students were either employed or attending graduate school within 5 months of graduating. With a Westminster degree, you don't have to choose between a successful career and a fulfilling life.

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You’ll be automatically considered for scholarship and grant opportunities.

In addition to general merit scholarships, other scholarship programs are available to support you throughout your time at Westminster.

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