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MS in Information Technology Management

Program Overview

An Accelerated Online Program
to Meet IT and Business Needs

Advance your career in information technology and prepare for a mid-level management role through a 1 to 2 year industry-driven curriculum.

Advance your career in information technology and prepare for a mid-level management role through a 1 to 2 year industry-driven curriculum.

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As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.

Be a Leader in the IT Field

Lindenwood University’s online Master of Science in Information Technology program teaches you how to meet the technological and business needs of an organization. This highly industry-driven program provides the knowledge needed to manage, evaluate, and structure IT processes. You will be prepared to work in a corporate, government, entrepreneurial, or non-profit setting.

Explore how to plan, coordinate, and direct computer needs within an organization. Our IT management degree program focuses on key topics that include management of IT professionals, IT governance, big data analytics, deploying business blockchain technology, new technology integration, enterprise resource planning, and more. In addition, you will learn from faculty who incorporate their real-world experience into the online classroom.

A Curriculum Designed to Help You Succeed

Our MS in IT Management online program helps you boost your credentials and career for an advanced role in the technology field. This program includes 36 credit hours.

Through various courses, you will explore key topics in business and information technology. This program also requires the completion of either a capstone course or an internship.

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Admission Requirements

To apply to our online IT management degree program, you must submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Current résumé
  • Letter of intent, including a personal statement regarding your interest in the program and career goals
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s), as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended with a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Undergraduate degree must be in a related field or a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience and industry certifications is required
    • If GPA is lower, three letters of recommendation from professional or academic references may be submitted. An interview may also be required.

What It’s Like to Study Online

Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — just at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.

Find out more about what it’s like to study online at Lindenwood.

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Cost to Attend

We strive to provide a high-quality online education at an affordable price. Our online MS in IT Management program is offered at just $495 per credit hour.

In addition, we offer the opportunity to transfer previously earned college credits, financial assistance, and U.S. military benefits.

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Program Outcomes

  • Analyze the interactions among the different entities within the enterprise, the impact of such interactions on operations of the enterprise, and the critical role of IT as the catalyst for such interactions
  • Evaluate industry frameworks, standards, models, theories, and best practices for the development of appropriate policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines to govern information technology assets to ensure their optimal, ethical, and secure use
  • Create a plan to securely implement enterprise resources including development or acquisition of software to ensure mitigation of enterprise risk, while ensuring scalability, effective utilization, and maximization of returns on investment

Career Outlook

Some of the potential career paths you may pursue after earning your IT management degree include:

  • Database administrator: $90,070
  • Computer and information systems manager: $142,530
  • Network and computer systems administrator: $82,050

Median annual salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked.

Our online IT management master’s degree program gives you the skills to advance your career and pursue leadership roles in the field. You may seek a career as a database or network administration or become a computer and information systems manager. This program provides the skills needed to work in the corporate, government, non-profit, or entrepreneurial setting.

IT focuses on the installation, organization, and maintenance of computer systems, operating systems, and databases. IT professionals create larger computer systems to solve a business’s issues. Computer science, on the other hand, involves the efficient programming on computers. Professionals in this field work with the algorithms used to change and transfer information.

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