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Master of Science in Information Technology Management

FAU’s Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MSITM) provides graduates with a combined computing and business perspective for roles in information technology, information security and business analytics, relevant to many, if not all industry sectors, including healthcare, hospitality, marketing, finance, and supply chain management.   

 

Why Earn a Master's in Information Technology Management?

Earning a Master’s in Information Technology Management prepares students to succeed in the ever-increasing technology landscape where businesses must manage Big Data, leverage emerging technologies, current trends in business intelligence, and technological tools to operate efficiently and stay competitive. Industry trends show strong demand and competitive compensation* for highly skilled individuals able to manage a wide range of information systems and processes, as well as analyze, interpret, and make sound business decisions.

*$151,000 - median annual pay for “computer and information systems managers” with about 42,400 openings projected each year, on average, between 2020 - 2030 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop IT projects: planning, risk and change management; project management software
  • Identify information security issues, risks, and management efforts
  • Understand technology trends, applications and opportunities (e.g. Blockchain and digital business transformations)
  • Learn to design, plan and contract for IT infrastructures and applications
  • Assess managerial use of information systems
  • Understand business perspective, challenges, and opportunities of AI
  • Plan, manage, maintain AI projects
  • Make data-driven improvements to performance and processes
  • Apply data mining, text mining, and predictive analysis tools to real data

Sample of Career Roles:

  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Technology Director
  • Chief Information/Technology Officer
  • Network and Computer Systems Manager
  • Computer and Software Marketing Manager
  • Business Processes Engineering Manager
  • System Integration Analyst
  • Global Sourcing Director 
  • E-Commerce Manager
  • ERP Manager
  • Enterprise Systems Manager

 

 

Learning Methodology

A variety of learning methods are employed throughout the program. Case studies, computer simulations of challenging, competitive business situations, problem-solving discussions, team presentations, individual study, lectures, visual presentations, guest speakers, and assigned readings are regularly used. Students also complete research and analytical studies to develop strategic thinking abilities.

On-Campus Program Information

  • Courses are every Monday and Wednesday at the Boca Raton Campus, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Students may attend live virtual during class hours
  • 12 months/ 30 credit hours
  • Program starts every Spring (January), Summer (May), and Fall (August) of each year
  • Program Fees:
    • $27,000
    • $900 per credit hour
  • Program Fees are the same for Florida Residents, Out-of-State Residents & International Students
  • Full-Service administrative support
  • Exclusive access to online academic database, state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and facilities

Online Program Information

  • Courses are held fully online, with no residency commitment
  • 12 months/ 30 credit hours
  • Program starts every Spring (January), Summer (May), and Fall (August) of each year
  • Program Fees:
    • $27,000 
    • $900 per credit hour (excluding textbooks)
  • Program Fees are the same for Florida Residents, Out-of-State Residents & International Students
  • Full-Service administrative support
  • Exclusive access to online academic database, state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and facilities
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