Meet Our Technology Students
Our students gain broad business knowledge in programs focused on management, accounting, finance, marketing, operations, and more. Many of these students explore a career in technology to focus on the future in the business landscape.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our students are in different stages of their careers, and many companies succeed in recruiting for entry-level and senior roles. To learn more, please contact our office.
What technology skills do McCombs students learn?
Students at McCombs study in-demand skills that address today’s business challenges:
- Data Management
- Data Science
- Data Mining & Web Analytics
- Programming & App Development
- Emerging Technologies
- Business Innovation
- Strategic IT & Change Management
- Blockchain & Fintech
What entry-level roles do your students look for?
Here are examples of entry-level roles (requiring 0-1 year of experience) our students get hired for:
- Technology Consultant
- Consulting Analyst
- Data Analyst / Scientist / Engineer
- Business Analyst
- Intelligence Analyst
- Analytics Consultant
What mid-level roles do your students look for?
Here are examples of mid-level roles (requiring 2-5 years of experience) our students get hired for:
- Senior Data Analyst
- Technical Business Analyst
- Business Analytics Manager
- Business Insights Manager
- IT Manager
What senior-level roles do your students look for?
Here are examples of senior-level roles (requiring 5-14 years of experience) our students get hired for:
- Manager of Consumer Analytics
- Senior Data Engineer
- IT Manager / Director
- Business Analytics Director
- Director, Data & Business Insights
What programs should I target for recruiting?
For entry-level roles, we recommend recruiting from the BBA program and MS programs in business administration (e.g., business analytics, finance, and marketing) and information technology and management.
For mid-level roles, we recommend the MBA program and MS programs in business administration (e.g., business analytics, finance, and marketing) and information technology and management.
For senior-level roles, we recommend the MBA programs, including our Executive and Working Professional MBAs.
Our Students are Prepared to Shape the Industry
In programs throughout the school, our students are studying with researchers to shape the industry and make an impact.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Over 20% of our undergraduate students take on technology roles post-graduation, and many choose tech-focused majors.
Science and Technology Management major
Our STM major focuses on taking new innovations from the idea stage to the marketplace. It is one of the only undergraduate programs of its kind and students graduate as tech-savvy and excellent communicators. These students learn how to manage effectively in highly technical business environments.
Management Information Systems major
Our MIS major is one of the top-ranked programs in the country. This coursework focuses on technology’s role in all aspects of business. The courses are fast-paced, tech-heavy and well-suited to the growing field of technology.
Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
Our MSITM program is a 10-month, STEM-certified degree that creates business leaders prepared for disruptive innovations due to emerging technologies, such as deep learning and blockchain.
Many MSITM students choose electives that focus on emerging technology. And the required capstone course lets students work with companies to build systems utilizing technologies learned in the MSITM curriculum.
Master of Science in Technology Commercialization
Our MSTC program was the first ever go-to-market graduate program in the U.S. designed as a launchpad for businesses and products. A top-ranked and STEM-certified degree, MSTC remains one of the most popular and diverse programs for innovative working professionals who want to break into the market.
Master of Business Administration
More than 30% of MBA students take job opportunities in technology post-graduation. In addition to the MBA coursework, many students participate in technology and start-up events, technology mock interviews, and technology alumni panels to grow their careers.