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Information Technology and Management (M.A.S.)

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The Master of Information Technology and Management program offers eight specializations that target specific careers and more than 100 courses providing unparalleled breadth and depth.

Courses are taught by experienced faculty using a hands-on, reality-based approach to education in which students apply what they learn in class to solve real-life problems. The program curriculum is a blend of theoretical content and practical application with projects and laboratory-based instruction in which students learn and then do it. The Master of Information Technology and Management program is designed to broaden and deepen students' knowledge of new and emerging information technologies, the application and integration of these technologies, and the administrative practices used in the effective management of these technologies.

Program Overview

The Master of Information Technology and Management offers eight specializations targeting specific careers with 100-plus courses taught by experienced faculty using a hands-on, reality-based approach to education in which students apply what they learn in class to solve real-life technical problems.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Information Technology and Management program can fill a variety of roles within the industry, including: 

  • Data analyst
  • Digital system architect
  • Information systems manager
  • Information systems and technology manager
  • Business systems analyst
  • Voice/data system analyst
  • Software developer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Systems administrator
  • Web applications developer

Students in this program must be admitted to Illinois Tech. Previous coursework or experience in technology is helpful but not required.

Program Objectives

Master of Science in Information Technology and Management Program Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of their studies, graduates of the Master of Science in Information Technology and Management should be able to:

  • Deliver optimal technical and policy technology solutions for the problems of business, industry, government, non-profit organizations, and individuals in each student’s particular area of focus.
  • Work with, lead, and manage teams in an enterprise environment to collaboratively arrive at optimal technology solutions.
  • Manage and deploy information resources applicable to each student’s particular area of focus in an enterprise setting.
  • Conduct and report on significant research in information technology and/or the management of information technology.

Program Specializations

Computer and Information Security

Data Analytics and Management

Information Technology Infrastructure

IT Management and Entrepreneurship

Management Information Systems

Smart Technology and Innovation

Software Development

Systems Analysis

Web Design and Application Development