Research and Development Management Major

Research and Development Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to manage projects, programs and organizations involving basic and applied research, or specialized technology applications, in the public or private sectors.

Research and Development Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in all aspects of business management applied to the leadership and control of scientific, clinical, engineering and social scientific enterprises; the management of related operational, security and logistical issues; and technical competence in one or more research disciplines.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Research and Development Management (use the College Search feature and enter "research management" or “research and development” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Research and Development Management Studies?

A major/degree in this field of study may lead you to manage and direct R&D programs to meet specific organizational needs as well as capitalize on new product’s potential.  As you, in the role of manager, you can plan on developing and implementing R&D procedures and techniques and oversee research projects.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Research and Development Management Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

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