The information technology MBA concentration provides valuable skills for those working in the IT field, and helps those with IT backgrounds to update their current knowledge. This program consists of a unique blend of core business courses and information systems (IS) courses.

Managers in this field must be comfortable with both technology and working with others to accomplish business goals. The effective IS manager understands business functions, the latest technology and the programs available for solving particular problems.

Program Requirements

MBA concentrations require 3 courses in a specific field. Suggested course sequence:

Courses (9 credits)
ACCT 604 – Database Design & Implementation
ACCT 606 – Object-Oriented Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation

Choose one course from:
ACCT 605 – Current Issues in Management Information Systems
MISY 640 – Project Management & Costing
MISY 650 – Security & Control
MISY 673 – Information Technology & Organizational Effectiveness
MISY or ACCT Independent Study, Internship or related course
(when focused on IT-related topic) with prior approval

Some graduate level courses from the Department of Computer Science, are also acceptable with prior approval.

In addition to the 9 prescribed credits of the concentration, you will choose an additional 6 credits of electives.

Career Opportunities

  • Business systems analyst
  • Business systems project manager
  • Network administrator
  • Data entry & retrieval systems manager
  • Communications network manager
  • Application or system programmer
  • Hardware marketer

Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

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