About the Program
The 30-unit Master of Science in Information Technology Management program can be completed in one year and will provide students with the competencies and skillset to create and maintain a competitive edge in today’s rapidly changing, highly aggressive information technology environment.
During coursework, students will develop advanced IT strategies, business management techniques, and key management and leadership skills and tools employers are looking for in leaders. Specific areas of study include organizational leadership, conflict resolution, project management, information systems and security infrastructure, emerging technology, disaster recovery and planning, and law and ethics in information technology.
Upon completion, students will be prepared to enter management level jobs that offer both better benefits and higher salaries.
- Career Opportunities
IT Managers are highly sought after for leadership positions in software development, networking and systems, project and program management, and business analysis. Over 31% of job postings for IT Managers request a Master's degree.
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.
Database administrators (DBAs) or managers use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.