Master of Business Administration, Security Technology Transition Concentration

In July, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate selected the George Washington University School of Business to lead a new Center of Excellence to deliver an MBA program focused on security technology transition. The master of business administration, security technology transition (MBA-STT) program focuses on management of transition of technology from development to commercial and government applications. The program is designed for professionals with backgrounds in cybersecurity, engineering, science, technology, and related fields with an interest in the transition and commercialization of security technology for application in the public and private sectors.

Participants are mentored by security, technology, and innovation experts in a community of practice. During the program, participants develop a professional network throughout student engagement events with GW alumni, government agencies, and industry partners. Students experience the innovation impact through interactions with other professionals interested in the transition of security technology across organizations.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 49.5 credits, including 30 credits in core courses, 15 credits in concentration courses, and 4.5 credits in capstone courses.

Core courses
MBAD 6205Business Essentials for Dynamic Markets
MBAD 6211Financial Accounting
MBAD 6213Accounting for Internal Decision Making
MBAD 6223Operations Management
MBAD 6224Decision Making and Data Analysis
MBAD 6235Finance
MBAD 6240Competition in the Global Economy
MBAD 6242Microeconomics for the World Economy
MBAD 6263Organizations and Human Capital
MBAD 6274Marketing
MBAD 6288Strategic Management
MBAD 6289Business Ethics and Public Policy
Concentration courses
ISTM 6204Information Technology Project Management
ISTM 6223Technology Entrepreneurship
ISTM 6233Emerging Technologies
ISTM 6234New Venture Financing
ISTM 6290Special Topics (Technology Commercialization)
ISTM 6290Special Topics (Government Procurement of Intellectual Property)
ISTM 6290Special Topics (Procurement Reform Seminar)
Capstone courses
ISTM 6224Management of Technology and Innovation
ISTM 6290Special Topics (Business and Technology in DC Capstone)