The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (ITM) program at the Lubar School of Business is an innovative, STEM-designated program that combines technical, managerial, and business knowledge - providing students with a unique blend of skills to address IT challenges in today's dynamic business environment.
Through a combination of rigorous core courses and advanced elective courses, students acquire a diverse skill set in information technology management and develop specialized knowledge and expertise in areas such as enterprise resource planning, business analytics, and security and risk management.
The program is designed to serve both individuals pursuing a change in career, as well as IT professionals desiring greater in-depth knowledge to advance in their careers. In addition, it will prepare students who seek admission to a PhD program. The program can be completed within one to three years, depending upon part-time or full-time enrollment status.
An applicant must meet Graduate School requirements plus these departmental requirements to be considered for admission to the program:
- Submission of scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
- Review by the MS-ITA Program Committee to assess academic achievement and the ability to do intensive graduate-level work.
Credits and Courses
The MS in ITM degree is a 30-credit program and includes 15 Required credits and 15 Elective credits.
|Information Privacy, Security & Continuity|
|Information Technology Strategy and Management|
|Service-Oriented Analysis and Design 1|
|Data and Information Management|
|Development of Web-Based Solutions|
|Select at least five of the following:|
|Web Mining and Analytics|
|Big Data in Business|
|Artificial Intelligence for Business|
|Topics in Information Technology Management: (subtitled)|
|Managing Information Technology Projects (capstone course)|
|Process and Work-Flow Management|
|Machine Learning for Business|
|Enterprise Knowledge & Semantic Management|
|Business Intelligence Technologies & Solutions|
|Connected Systems for Business|
|Information Systems Practicum|
|Information Technology Management Internship|
|Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Enterprise Simulation Game|
Electives may be completed by selecting 15 credits from the approved list, or by completing an optional concentration in AI and Data Analytics.
Major Professor as Advisor
Admitted students are assigned a faculty advisor who will work with the student to assemble a program of study. The advisor will monitor students’ progress towards degree completion, including modification of program of study plans, if necessary.
The student must complete all degree requirements within five years of initial enrollment.
Accelerated Program Option
This program is offered as part of an accelerated bachelor's/master's program. For more information, see Accelerated Master's Degrees.