Application Deadlines
Fall:February 15
Winter:September 10
Spring:February 15
Summer:February 15
Contact Information: 
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Program Requirements: 

The School of Technology, an academic unit in the College of Engineering, provides a Master of Science degree with specialization in Construction Management, Information Technology, or Technology and Engineering Education. eighteen faculty professionals having diverse educational and experiential backgrounds provide strong research expertise and student mentoring. The faculty members are well-published, belong to professional societies, and are involved in developing and commercializing recognized software and hardware products used throughout the world.

We recommend applying for admittance during Fall or Winter semesters, due to limited course offerings during Spring and Summer terms.  If you would like to be admitted during a Spring or Summer term, please speak with an advisor before applying.

Requirements for Degree.
The technology MS degree must be completed within three years.

  • Credit hours: 24 minimum approved course hours plus 6 thesis hours (Tech 699R).
  • Required courses: Tech 638, 699R.
  • Specialization: minimum 21 hours from approved courses in the area of study. An approved study list is required.
  • Examination: Oral defense of thesis.

Construction Management (this specialization is not currently accepting applicants)
Advisor: Clifton Farnsworth
The master's degree offered by Brigham Young University's School of Technology, with an emphasis in construction management, is designed for students who are interested in deepening and broadening their knowledge of construction management beyond their undergraduate CM degree through a rigorous graduate program that includes research at the forefront of the discipline. The MS degree provides excellent preparation for professional practice and a solid foundation for those interested in continuing their graduate studies. Applicants are encouraged to become familiar with the research interests of graduate faculty members in construction management.
Students enrolling in the CM master's program immediately following their undergraduate studies are strongly encouraged to fulfill a professional work experience (or internship) within the industry prior to entering the graduate program. Students are also encouraged to fulfill an internship as part of their graduate experience.

  • Required courses: CFM 555, CFM 600, CFM 630, CFM 640, CFM 650.
  • Approved electives: 6 credit hours.

Information Technology
Advisor: Amanda Hughes
Those qualifying for this specialization prepare for information technology (IT) and cybersecurity leadership positions in an organization of their choice. The curriculum addresses the many applications and developments of IT and cybersecurity, focusing on those in science, engineering, and technology. The MS degree is awarded to students who have mastered a professional level of education in core and related areas of information technologies and cybersecurity.

  • A minimum of 21 graduate hours approved by your committee, including at least 12 hours from the IT & Cybersecurity emphasis courses (IT&C 500 or IT&C 600 level).    

Technology and Engineering Education
Advisor: Geoffrey Wright
The technology and engineering education specialization helps students who have graduated in technology and/or engineering teacher education or related areas to be more effective leaders. The opportunity will be theirs to achieve knowledge and skills for leadership in teaching, supervising, and managing in schools or industry. Through a research-oriented thesis, students will develop writing and research abilities related to technology and engineering education.

  • Required courses: Stat 511, TEE 610, 625, 675.
  • Approved electives: 11 hours, based upon committee approval.
Admission Requirements: 

Required Tests

GRE, TOEFL (score of 580 paper-based, or 85 iBT -- 22 speaking and 21 in all other categories)

Additional Requirements

  1. Minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  2. Baccalaureate degree in information technology, manufacturing engineering technology, construction management, technology and engineering education or related field
  3. Basic sciences background, along with engineering mathematics, computers or electronics, management, architecture, and manufacturing methods
Program Outcomes: 

Creative and Analytical Thinking

Demonstrate creative and analytical thinking skills that provide a basis for technological problem solving within their area of emphasis.

Leadership, Teamwork, Management and Professionalism

Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of leadership, teamwork, management, and professionalism.

Effective Communication

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Impact of Technology

Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of technology on society.

Ethical and Moral Standards

Demonstrate a pattern of living consistent with high ethical and moral standards.


Demonstrate ability to perform rigorous, original research

Program Stats

Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
Total Students 44
International 1
Female 5
LDS 44
Non-White 9
BYU Undergraduate 39
Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
GRE Composite Score 311.9
GRE Quantitative Score 156.4
GRE Quantitative Percentile 64.4
GRE Verbal Score 155.5
GRE Verbal Percentile 67.5
GRE Analytical Score 4.0
GRE Analytical Percentile 56.1
Five Year Average of Graduated Students
Average Years to Degree 2.6
Graduated Per Year 12.8
Five Year Average of Admitted Students
Applied Per Year 27.0
Admitted Per Year 18.6
Percent Admitted 68.89
Average GPA 3.40