Online Master's in IT Management

Master of Science in Management - IT and Project Management

Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Management with an Information Technology and Project Management concentration is designed to help you prepare to manage the current and future challenges within the project management field and the IT industry. Today’s IT project managers fulfill an important business role in integrating and managing a company’s information and technology tools. Employment of computer and information systems managers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, as companies increasingly expand their operations to digital platforms, predicts the Bureau of Labor Statistics.1 This program is globally accredited by PMI® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). In addition to a solid management core, you have the opportunity to choose between two additional computer science or IT courses, which provides an opportunity to round out your technical knowledge in this program.

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For the fifth year in a row, CTU's Master of Science in Management degree programs are ranked among the Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA) by U.S. News and World Report.**

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** CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 best online programs.

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

CLASSES START

  • April 07, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • July 07, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Aurora (Denver Area)

Program Details

  • Program Overview

    Effective April 3, 2018, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Colorado Springs Campus.

    The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Technology and Project Management (MSM-ITPM) is a 48-credit-hour program offered online and at the Aurora campus. The program includes 28 credit hours devoted to the management core and 20 credit hours for the information technology and project management concentration.

    This degree program includes a solid foundation of project management curriculum plus courses in computing platforms and network architecture designs. Software systems, both application and development, will be covered with emphasis on relational database and client/server technology. This program is designed to help graduates prepare to design, build, integrate, and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with today’s organizations.

     

    This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

    The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    MGMT690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments 4
    IT610 Relational Database Management Systems 4
    IT612 Database Analysis, Design and Implementation 4
    IT640 Networking and Telecommunications 4
    IT642 Network Administration 4
    IT660 Information Technology Systems Development 4
    IT662 IT Systems Implementation 4
    PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations 4
    PM610 Project Planning, Execution and Closure 4
    PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques 4
    PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4
    PM665 Project Management Capstone 4

    Total Credit Hours: 48

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    The Master of Science with a concentration in Information Technology Project Management delivered at the applicable ground campuses and Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). CTU is also a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.).

    PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm#tab-6

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