Master of Science in Information Technology - Project Management

CTU's Master of Science in Information Technology - Project Management degree program is designed to provide a solid core of project management curriculum plus a choice of two additional computer science or IT courses to round out technical knowledge. The curriculum addresses the demand for project managers with technical knowledge and skills who can integrate and manage a company’s information and technology tools.

For the third year in a row, CTU’s online Master of Science in Information Technology degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News and World Report.*

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
CTU's Master of Science in Information Technology - Project Management degree program is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC)**

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TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations 4
    CS663 Enterprise Systems Architecture 4
    IT621 Enterprise Data Management 4
    IT640 Networking and Telecommunications 4
    MGMT690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments 4
    PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations 4
    Total Credit Hours: 24
    Courses: Specialization
    PM610 Project Planning, Execution and Closure 4
    PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques 4
    PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4
    ELE Select 8 credit hours from 600-level Computer Science or IT courses 8
    IT697 Information Technology Capstone 4
    Total Credit Hours: 24

    Total Credit Hours: 48

    Preparatory Requirements

    The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program.

  • Tuition

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  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Plan projects effectively and successfully, taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time, cost, resources, and specifications
    • Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost
    • Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis.
    • Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues including procurement and supply, outsourcing, and just-in-time
    • Evaluate and present project objectives, requirements, scope, and budgeting effectively to upper management
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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
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