Master of ScienceInformation Technology Management (MS-ITM)

The 36-hour Master of Science – Information Technology Management program is designed for IT workers seeking to advance a career in information technology and/or individuals seeking to deepen their business and IT management skills and knowledge. Students will learn to be effective leaders within the technology environment and gain a firm understanding of how to grow and manage resources in a responsible and ethical manner. The program is offered in a blended format (online and on campus).

 

 

4,500+ Enrollment (1,400 on-campus undergraduates)
1893 the year Concordia was founded
16 Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in the Twin Cities
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Information Technology Management (MS-ITM) Curriculum Overview

The MS in Information Technology Management program prepares students with the business leadership skills needed to successfully lead teams in the information technology workplace. Integrating business management and technical skill development, the coursework prepares graduates with in-demand skills and competencies.  Through experience-based learning, students critically explore and apply leadership theory, business strategy, data analytics, information security, project management, IT innovation and ethics.

Application Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  3.  Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
    • What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?
    • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.
  4. Submit a current, professional resume.

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. Contact the University Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

Concordia University Technology Requirements (PDF)

Career Potential

The IT field, overall, is one of tremendous future growth and management positions within the field are not an exception. Computer and Information Systems Managers are projected to grow at a fast rate. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in IT management are projected to increase through 2022.

  • Computer systems analyst
  • Network systems administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer user support specialist
  • Database administrator
  • Software systems developers
  • Management analyst
  • IT project manager