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

The Master of Management/Master of Information Technology and Management (ITM) dual-degree program at Illinois Institute of Technology is designed for graduate students who want to combine the powerful skills and knowledge of management and digital technology to become leaders in the rapidly evolving tech business landscape.

You’ll be prepared to advance in key information technology management roles in companies ranging from startups to large corporations, as well as in the consulting, governmental, and nonprofit sectors.

The Master of ITM program offers you the flexibility to tailor your education to meet your professional interests and goals.

  • Develop your technical and problem-solving skills to create effective information technology solutions to address challenges and opportunities in a variety of industries.
  • The program’s comprehensive, cutting-edge curriculum includes nine specializations covering areas of information technology, ranging from security to software development to smart technology and innovation.

The Master of Management program focuses on broad-based business skills—innovation, leadership, finance, operations, decision-making, and marketing—that prepare you for positions with management responsibilities that can accelerate your career advancement in any industry or organization.

Enrolling in this dual-degree program reduces the total number of credits required by nine credit hours (three courses), compared to enrolling in the Master of Management and Master of ITM programs separately.

STEM-Designated Program

The Master of Information Technology and Management degree is STEM-designated and international graduates of the program are eligible to apply for an extension for Optional Practical Training.

Learn more about each program:

Master of Management

Master of Information Technology and Management

Program Overview

The Master of Management/Master of Information Technology and Management dual-degree program encompasses comprehensive skill sets and expertise in digital technology, management, and business that prepares graduates to advance their careers into key positions leading information technology strategy and implementation in companies and organizations.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Management/Master of ITM dual-degree program have a strong background for management roles responsible for planning, coordinating, and developing information technology functions at companies and organizations.

These are fast-growing career areas. For example, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports median annual wages of $164,070 for computer and information systems managers in 2022 and projects 15 percent job growth from 2022–32 for this occupation.

Other job titles graduates might pursue include:

  • Information systems and technology manager
  • Database architect
  • Digital systems architect
  • Information technology project manager
  • Systems administrator
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Information technology consultant

For professionals with experience, opportunities may include advancement into executive positions, such as chief information officer or chief technology officer.

The Master of Management/Master of ITM dual-degree program requires completion of a minimum of 51 credit hours total (21 credit hours for Master of Management and 30 credit hours for Master of ITM). This total represents a reduction of nine shared credit hours, all from the Master of Management curriculum, compared with enrolling in the two degree programs separately.

Management details

Information Technology and Management details

Students must apply and be accepted to both programs:

Scholarships and Funding

Master of Management

Domestic students pursuing the Master of Management degree are eligible to apply for the Chicago Talent Pipeline Scholarship, which in academic year 2023–24 awards up to $14,000 per degree.

International students pursuing the Master of Management degree are eligible to apply for the Stuart School of Business Dean’s Scholarship, which in academic year 2023–24 awards up to $14,000 for the full two-year program.

Learn more about Stuart School of Business scholarships.

Featured Faculty

Learn more about faculty who teach courses in the Master of Management and Master of Information Technology and Management programs.

Smriti Anand
Assistant Director, Master of Business Administration Professor of Management
Maurice Dawson
Assistant Professor Director, Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education
Elizabeth Durango Cohen
Associate Professor of Operations Management M. Zia Hassan Endowed Professor Assistant Director, M.S. in Marketing Analytics Director, Center for Advancing Corporate Performance
M. Krishna Erramilli
Associate Dean Director, Master of Business Administration Director, M.B.A. Business Analytics Director, M.S. in Marketing Analytics Director, Master of Management Director, M.S. in Project Management Professor of Marketing
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Professor of Operations and Technology Management
Jeremy Hajek
Industry Associate Professor, Information Technology and Management Graduate and Undergraduate Advisor
Stuart adjunct faculty member Rob Nelson
Adjunct Faculty
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor of Information Technology and Management Founding Director, Socio-Technical Research Lab
Michael Rybak
Clinical Associate Professor of Finance
Yong Zheng
Assistant Professor