In today’s tech-obsessed world, a tech-focused MBA opens the door to career opportunities in everything from fintech and cleantech to startup ventures and technology management.
At Booth, you’ll have numerous opportunities to network with experts in business and tech, meet classmates who share your interests, and explore the intersection of technology and business. Programs such as the MBA/Masters Program in Computer Science allow you to combine a business education with technology skills, while tech-focused student groups and the Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence provide you with numerous opportunities to network and get the most of your MBA education. And you’ll prepare for a dynamic career in fields including consulting, entrepreneurship, tech product management, venture capital, and healthtech.
Listed below are just a few of the many MBA courses that dive deep into tech-related topics with faculty who are conducting cutting-edge, world-class research.
|Technology Strategy||This course focuses on strategic decision-making in technology-intensive industries. There is particular emphasis on building models for making decisions in the context of significant uncertainty.
|The Fintech Revolution
||Blockchain, virtual currencies, and smart contracts promise to trigger an important revolution. This course focuses on the challenges and the opportunities this technology offers, as well as the regulatory problems it raises.|
||This course focuses on giving you a functional, rather than mechanistic, understanding of artificial intelligence. Upon completion, students should be experts at identifying ideal use-cases and thereby well-placed to create new products, businesses, and policies that use artificial intelligence.|
To see more Booth MBA courses, visit our course catalog.
The mission of the Booth IA group is to arm Full-Time students with working knowledge to make an impact in the ever-growing industries where Artificial Intelligence is being applied.
Designed for Full-Time MBA students who are interested in technology careers, this group hosts social events, Lunch and Learn with industry leaders, interview workshops, and other events.
This organization offers a forum for Part-Time MBA students to explore technology-related industries, share their experiences with like-minded classmates, and learn more about careers in tech.
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Dig into Our Employment Reports
Chicago Booth graduates are in great demand throughout the technology sector. Graduates of the Full-Time MBA Program are accepting positions in tech areas such as e-commerce, financial technology, software, and telecommunications. See our employment reports for details about how a Booth MBA can prepare you for the technology industry.
The Center for Applied AI supports researchers from across Booth and UChicago in making revolutionary advances in the applications of AI. Their work touches fields as diverse as finance, health care, public policy, education, and behavioral science.Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence
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Leverage Resources Across the University
Students who are interested in a career in technology can leverage additional resources across the University of Chicago, including the Chicago Quantum Exchange and the Department of Computer Science.
The Chicago Quantum Exchange serves as an intellectual hub and community of researchers with the common goal of advancing academic and industrial efforts in the science and engineering of quantum information and technology across member institutions, partners, and the region.
The Department of Computer Science benefits from and contributes to the University of Chicago’s excellence across the spectrum of sciences, policy, business, and medicine, and emphasizes the importance of collaboration and cross-fertilization across these domains.