Tech at Notre Dame
Launch Your Tech Career At Notre Dame
Technology is constantly evolving. At Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, you’ll learn the business skills to change with it. From well-established firms to emerging technologies and start-ups, Mendoza MBAs have launched their tech careers at companies like Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Cisco and Google.
Whether you choose the accelerated One-Year MBA or the traditional Two-Year MBA program, the Notre Dame MBA will help you advance your career in tech. With access to a broad range of courses, experiential learning and extracurricular opportunities, you can prepare for a dynamic career in tech while rounding out your potential to enter today’s complex business world.
MBA Class of 2022 Accepted Roles in Technology
MBA Class of 2022 Median Base Salary in Technology
Global Alumni Clubs
Second-year and One-Year MBA students will have the opportunity to spend seven weeks of the fall semester (Mod Two) in the San Francisco Bay Area. While based in Silicon Valley, students will take classes such as Data and Digital Innovation and Digital Product Management and have the opportunity to gain professional experience and network with tech professionals.
Designed for students interested in using cutting-edge quantitative techniques and computer software to help businesses make better decisions through data mining, statistical modeling, optimization and project management.
The student-run MBA Business Analytics Club provides members with resources and learning opportunities to become leaders in this fast-moving field. In addition to hosting workshops and guest speakers, the club dedicates time to inspiring conversations about the ethics of data collection and use.
“Pursuing my MBA at Mendoza gave me the space to learn more about myself and the opportunities that were on the market. [...]Technology is an industry that impacts several industries and markets to make a better planet and I love how innovations in this industry can make a great impact on people’s lives with more tech companies designing and developing solutions that make everyone feel included.”CLAUDIA SANTA CRUZ MBA ‘21, BUSINESS APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST, MICROSOFT
Tech Career Opportunities
The tech sector offers a wide range of products and services for both customers and businesses, and a career in tech can be similarly varied with numerous cross-functional roles including marketing, finance, analytics, strategy and more. A Mendoza MBA will help you find and prepare for the tech role that’s right for you.
Popular Roles in Tech:
Responsible for owning product development throughout its entire lifecycle. Includes gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering to deliver winning products.
Strategic role focused on project management and oversight of a group of interrelated projects. Requires a deep understanding of larger business objectives and ability to work cross functionally.
Responsible for promoting products and their features to an organization’s target audience. Duties include studying the company’s products, locating key features that will attract customers and creating marketing campaigns for products.
Primarily focused on enhancing and growing a company’s digital assets to generate sales opportunities. Responsible for omnichannel marketing across paid, earned and owned media including optimizing across social, email, web, and other digital channels.
Responsible for business-to-business selling of products and services to new and existing customers. Manage sales strategies as well as customer relationships in order to understand their needs and wants and create the best solution for each.