736 USD/credit 72864 USD/full
736 USD/credit 72864 USD/full
509 USD/credit 50391 USD/full
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The Engineering Management - Technology Management program from Portland State University is a research-focused, part or full-time doctoral degree program, housed in the Department of Engineering and Technology Management. 

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Students conduct research to expand fundamental and generalizable applied knowledge in the field of technology management, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Emphasis on research occurs early in the Engineering Management - Technology Management program from Portland State University , giving students an opportunity to develop research projects that align with their experience and professional interests. About 2/3 of the graduates pursue careers in industry, about 1/3 become faculty. 


Every doctoral graduate blazes their own unique path. The students are extremely well-positioned to make their way into meaningful careers when they graduate.

Example of job titles for past graduates include:

  • Professor of Practice, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Associate Professor, University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • Professor, Associate Director of Biomedical Informatics Doctoral and Postdoctoral Programs at OHSU
  • Chief Technology Innovation Officer at Bonneville Power Administration
  • Dean, College of Management at Yuan Ze University
  • Director, Oregon Wood Innovation Center, OSU
  • Senior Vice President and Director of Business Technology, PNC Financial
  • Director of Strategic Planning and Innovation, Merck

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Management of Technology Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Technology Marketing
  • Strategic Management of Technology
  • Competitive Strategies in Technology Management
  • Technology Assessment and Acquisition
  • Technology Transfer

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


99 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All university admission requirements, including requirements for English Language Proficiency
  • 4 year undergraduate degree in engineering or a related discipline from an accredited academic institution.
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75/4.00 or higher. Applicants who have already earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.00/4.00 or higher; this GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. (Conditional admission is possible with a cumulative undergraduate GPA between 2.50/4.00 and 2.74/4.00)
  • At least four years of experience in engineering or related discipline 
  • A background in probability/statistics
  • Statements of interest and three letters of recommendation, acceptable to the ETM faculty

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72864 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit
  • National

    72864 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit
  • In-State

    50391 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 509 USD per credit

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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