For practitioners seeking to blend the depth and rigor of the STEM-designated MS in ITM curriculum with the managerial skills developed in a traditional MBA, Lubar School of Business offers the combined MBA-MS in ITM degree. This comprehensive program positions graduates for leadership advancement within organizations through an extensive IT and general management curriculum.
Credits and Courses
MBA Foundation Coursework
MBA foundation coursework provides the basis for the theory and practice of business. The MBA Program requires BUS ADM 701, and BUS ADM 703. BUS ADM 701 is waived for individuals who have completed an appropriate academic course in their background, or have earned an appropriate Quantitative sub-score on the GMAT or GRE, or have passed the proficiency exam. BUS ADM 703 is waived for individuals who have completed an appropriate course in their background, or have passed the proficiency exam. BUS ADM 701 and BUS ADM 703 do not count toward the degree. Students are also assumed to have basic proficiency in information technology (IT), including the use of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and web browsers. Online resources are available for BUS ADM 701, BUS ADM 703, and IT.
ITM Foundation Courses
Students admitted to the MS in ITM program are expected to have knowledge or experience in programming.
|Required MBA Program Core 1||18-21|
|Accounting Analysis and Control|
|Managing in a Dynamic Environment|
|Marketing Strategy: Concepts and Practice|
|Predictive Analytics for Managers|
|Global Supply Chain Strategies & Competitive Operations|
|Strategic Management 2|
|Required M.S. in Information Technology Management (ITM)|
|BUS ADM 744||Information Technology Strategy and Management||3|
|BUS ADM 747||Service-Oriented Analysis and Design||3|
|BUS ADM 748||Managing Information Technology Projects (capstone course)||3|
|BUS ADM 749||Data and Information Management||3|
|BUS ADM 810||Development of Web-Based Solutions||3|
|Elective Courses 3||15|
Students with a BBA degree and a major in accounting, finance, marketing, or supply chain and operations management will be waived from the 3-credit Core course that corresponds to their major field of study.
Please refer to http://uwm.edu/business/academics/graduate/ms-in-information-technology-management/ for a comprehensive listing of elective courses.