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M.S. in Information Technology Management

In the rapidly changing and expanding field of information technology, demand is high for leaders who can combine the science of technology with the art of managing. Whether you’re looking to advance to a leadership position or striving to become a more effective department manager, an M.S. in Information Technology Management will help you gain the business skills and management abilities to ensure your success.

Our curriculum focuses on developing the communications and critical thinking skills needed to advance ethical decision-making in a technology environment. After completing the core courses in management and technology, students choose from a selection of focused electives. Students then finish the program with an application project and summary paper.

This program features:

  • Blended delivery
  • Practitioner instructors
  • Hands-on experience with leading edge technology
  • An abundance of free technical resources
  • Small classes for effective dialogue
  • A capstone project that integrates managerial and technical skills into a resume worthy experience

Outcomes

In this program, students will:

  • Analyze the legal requirements and public policies that influence the management of information technology.
  • Align and integrate technology plans with business strategy.
  • Communicate credibly and persuasively with colleagues, end-users, and corporate leadership.
  • Influence ethical decision-making at the managerial level.
  • Communicate in a technical environment, respecting differences.
  • Direct individual and team professional improvement and development.
  • Manage technology teams to achieve established goals.
  • Assess and defend the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organizational information and information systems.
  • Examine the impact of technology on organizational systems and management.
  • Demonstrate scope or depth of knowledge related to information technology management.
  • Develop hands-on familiarity with leading edge technology.

Degree Requirements

Contact

Drew Rodiles  |  arodiles@smumn.edu  |  (612) 728-5198