Information Technology and Management
Information Technology and Management programs at Illinois Tech focus on hands-on and applied approaches to computing. Prepare for a broad variety of careers in information technology and cybersecurity while gaining the knowledge and skills needed to step up into management roles in these fields.
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With seven undergraduate and nine graduate specializations that target specific careers in information technology, cybersecurity, and computing, the Department of Information Technology and Management and its programs offer unparalleled breadth and depth. Courses are taught using a hands-on, reality-based approach to education in which students apply what they learn in class to solve real-life problems. The ITM curriculum is a blend of theoretical content and practical application through projects and laboratory-based instruction.
The information technology and management program offers seven undergraduate and nine graduate career-focused specializations that allow students to concentrate their study in areas that interest and prepare them to meet their career goals.Learn More
The core tenet of the information technology and management (ITM) program is its hands-on, reality-based approach to education. Vital to ensuring our students learn and do is participating in projects and research that focus on solving real-world problems, preparing our graduates to hit the ground running when they begin their careers.Start Doing
Applied Cybersecurity Programs
The Department of Information Technology and Management is now offering two degree programs in applied cybersecurity. These programs—Bachelor of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Information Technology and Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics—provide students the opportunity to receive hands-on, practical instruction from faculty with extensive industry experience, in addition to learning the skills needed to conduct academic research on real-world issues affecting cybersecurity.
Isabel Jaramillo was at a crossroads. A simple web search led her to Illinois Tech—and down a path that led to a career in cybersecurity.Isabel Jaramillo (Information Technology and Management/M.A.S. Cyber Forensics and Security ’19)
Technology has always intrigued Andreas Vassilakos. Helping people has, too. Finding the opportunity to combine those two things at Illinois Tech has proved to be the perfect match for Andreas.Andreas Vassilakos (Information Technology and Management/Cyber Forensics and Security 5th Year)
Utilizing the skills she learned at Illinois Tech, Akvile Kiskis seized upon the opportunities afforded her during a foreign affairs fellowship to set herself up for a successful career in IT.Akvile Kiskis (Information Technology and Management/M.A.S. Cyber Forensics and Security ’19)
When Travis Smith saw a problem, he didn’t ignore it. The Illinois Tech undergrad got to working, using his interdisciplinary skill set to develop a solution.Travis Smith (Computer Information Systems/M.A.S. Cyber Forensics and Security 5th Year)
A team of student researchers at Illinois Institute of Technology won the second annual Grainger Computing Innovation Prize by developing a cross-compatible, simple-to-use stablecoin solution to help...
A team of Illinois Institute of Technology students took the top prize in the Keysight Innovation Challenge 2022 for its novel “Tree of Life” Internet-of-Things device, which collects data from the...
A multidisciplinary team of Illinois Institute of Technology professors led by Professor of Chemistry Rong Wang received an award from the National Institutes of Health to develop a device that will...