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Student Experience

Technology moves quickly. At 18 months, so does the TMMBA program. It’s intense, but we offer features and benefits that aim to make your life easier so you can more easily manage a full-time job, family, and coursework. Classes begin with a one-week program Immersion in autumn and the first full quarter begins in January. There are breaks between each quarter and a three-week break halfway through the program. Students graduate the following June.


Accelerated 18-month format: one weeknight and alternating full and half day Saturdays
Convenient location right off of SR 520 in Kirkland
Class registration included
Study groups
Weekly optional review sessions
Class recordings available for review
Books and materials provided
Catered meals
Free parking

Career impact

In December 2015 we surveyed our alumni. Below is the impact the TMMBA program has had on their career.


24%Increase in base salary (118K to 147K)
36%Change functional disciplines
56%Change companies
3 ⇢ 12Go from 3 to 12 direct reports
38%Of individual contributors move into a management position
36%Change industries


Gain access to an influential TMMBA alumni community, including entrepreneurs, CIOs, and directors. Plus, connect with a large network of Foster School alumni. Moreover, our Tech @ the Top speaker series brings leaders into the classroom from technology- and innovation-driven companies throughout the Puget Sound region, spanning early stage startups to Fortune 500 organizations.

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Beyond the TMMBA Classroom

The UW Foster Accelerated 18-month Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) Program offers a rigorous and relevant curriculum taught by award-winning Foster faculty. But beyond this world-class educational environment, students have access to invaluable resources that enrich their program experience and provide…

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TMMBA Alumni

Sarah McCaffrey
ProfileSarah McCaffrey (TMMBA 2014)

Online Advertising Analyst, Disney ABC Television Group

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Robert Moehle
ProfileRobert Moehle (TMMBA 2015)

Cross-Functional Team Leader in Engineering, AeroTEC

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David Lam
ProfileDavid Lam (TMMBA 2013)

Sr. Product Manager, Expedia

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Padmaja Vrudhula
ProfilePadmaja Vrudhula (TMMBA 2014)

Director, Transformation Services, VMware

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