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 students from Illinois Institute of Technology’s cybersecurity student organization CyberHawks won the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Cyber Games National...
Illinois Institute of Technology has joined the United States Cyber Command’s (USCYBERCOM) newly formed Academic Engagement Network as a charter member, which will open avenues to the latest research...
Illinois Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Information Technology and Management has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security...