Master of Science Information Technology Management
The Master of Science in Information Technology Management degree program at WGU prepares emerging leaders seeking advancement into IT executive-level leadership positions in ever-changing, fast-growing global industries and organizations. For individuals with or without a background in technology, this program will teach you to how to integrate business needs with IT solutions. WGU’s online M.S. Information Technology Management degree program is designed with input from CIOs, industry experts, and leading tech employers.
Who the Program is For:
- Individuals with or without technology experience seeking to move into management positions and needing the credentials to do so.
- Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies.
This program will be flexible and adaptable to your schedule. Click here to learn how this program works.
What You'll Learn
Essential Knowledge and Skills
We developed our online information technology management program with significant input from experts and business leaders who serve on our Information Technology Program Council. You’ll become an expert in all areas of study required to earn your Master of Science in IT Management. The program requires a total of 30 competency units (CUs), our equivalent to the traditional credit hour.
Key Subject Areas
These Courses Add to Your Credentials
Information Technology Management
IT Sourcing and Development in a Global Economy
Managing Technology Operations and Innovation
Power, Influence and Leadership
Financial Management for IT Professionals
Current and Emerging Technology
What You'll Earn
This program incorporates the following recognized industry certification as part of your degree program. You will study for and complete the following certification exam (included in your tuition):
- PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Note: Your IT certifications may waive some degree requirements. Click here to see which IT certifications may transfer to WGU.
The Master of Science in IT Management program also requires the successful completion of a capstone project. Your capstone project is something to be proud of – it's the culmination of all your hard work. Your final project allows you to take what you've learned and apply it to a real-world situation, proposing a solution to an actual issue you face in your place of business. Go ahead; show everyone what you can do!