Master of Science Information Technology Management
Our online master’s in information technology program with an emphasis in management combines advanced technical expertise with management and leadership skills to prepare you for management of complex IT networks. The M.S. in IT Management will give you the competency and flexibility to create and maintain a competitive edge in today’s rapidly changing and highly competitive IT environment.
Who the Program is For:
- Experienced IT professionals seeking to move into management positions and need the credentials to do so.
- Individuals with "real world" experience who seek in-depth knowledge and skills in business and IT management and strategy.
- Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies.
This program will be flexible and adaptable to your schedule. Click here to learn how this program works.
What You'll Learn
Essential Knowledge and Skills
We developed our online information technology management program with significant input from experts and business leaders who serve on our Information Technology Program Council. You’ll become an expert in all areas of study required to earn your Master of Science in IT Management. The program requires a total of 30 competency units (CUs), our equivalent to the traditional credit hour.
Key Subject Areas
These Courses Add to Your Credentials
Cyberlaw, Regulations, and Compliance
Power, Influence, and Leadership
Advanced Networking Technology
Disaster Recovery Planning, Prevention, and Response
Information Technology Management
What You'll Earn
This program incorporates the following recognized industry certification as part of your degree program. You will study for and complete the following certification exam (included in your tuition):
- PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Note: Your IT certifications may waive some degree requirements. Click here to see which IT certifications may transfer to WGU.
The Master of Science in IT Management program also requires the successful completion of a capstone project. Your capstone project is something to be proud of – it's the culmination of all your hard work. Your final project allows you to take what you've learned and apply it to a real-world situation, proposing a solution to an actual issue you face in your place of business. Go ahead; show everyone what you can do!