Information Technology Management

Bachelor of Science (BS)

The world runs on information technology. With a degree in Information Technology Management, your job is to make things happen. At UMC you will be integrating new and advanced computer technology into an organization’s existing infrastructure as well as managing daily operations. With an Information Technology Management degree, you will be involved with mastering new technologies and solving complex problems.

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Key Features

Key Features

  • .Many opportunities exist for Information Technology Management (ITM) students to work on a variety of technology-based projects for almost any department on campus to gain valuable work experience
  • Employment opportunities available for students in the major at the Computer Help Desk at campus
  • Academic initiatives with technology companies like Microsoft provide access to leading industry software free of charge and the chance to work with that software directly
  • Prepare for positions in technology, networking, and other information management positions in business, industry, and education 
  • Gain the knowledge, experience, and skills to succeed in technology-related careers and the business and management competencies for mid-management positions such as information network and intranet administrators, webmasters, applications developers, technology project managers, and information systems managers 

Program Requirements & Curriculum

Program Requirements & Curriculum

To view the current Information Technology Management, BS curriculum, visit our catalog:
View Information Technology Management, BS curriculum

Also, we offer a minor in Information Technology Management:
View Information Technology Management minor curriculum

Careers

Careers

Graduates of UMC's program can expect to find employment in organizations of all sizes and types including:

  • Private businesses and industries
  • Corporate information technology departments
  • Colleges, universities, and K-12 public school districts
  • Financial institutions
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies

The range of opportunities within the field of information technology management are broad and varied. Typical employment titles include:

  • Information manager
  • Network administrator
  • Systems engineer
  • Chief information officer
  • Applications Developer
  • Computer applications support specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Webmasters and many others…

A bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Science was ranked as #3 on a list of In-Demand degrees by Yahoo Education.

The U.S. Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics projects one third of the fastest growing jobs will be in information technology related fields. Job opportunities for computer software application developers and network systems administrators are expected to grow the fastest. The Bureau predicts a 100 percent increase in jobs requiring applications development and support and an 82 percent increase in employment openings for skilled networking professionals -- occupations for which the Information Technology Management program prepares graduates.

The UMC Online Advantage

The UMC Online Advantage

Personal, Prestigious 

Earn a prestigious University of Minnesota degree in an affordable, close-knit campus setting. The University of Minnesota is one of the most comprehensive public universities in the United States and ranks among the most esteemed. As a coordinate campus of the University of Minnesota system, the U of M, Online offers access to world-class teaching, learning and research resources, as well as enhanced internship and undergraduate research opportunities. As a graduate, your diploma features one of the most respected names in higher education.

Individual Attention and Mentorship

You expect an education that not only focuses on your needs but also allows your talent and interests to shine through. The dedicated faculty and staff at the U of M, Online serve as true mentors, offering prompt personalized attention catered to an online learner. You will have the opportunity to communicate with advisers and other students by participating in discussions, and other interactive tools to give you an exceptional educational experience.

A Technological Edge 

The University of Minnesota, Online allows you to learn anywhere, anytime. You will have the flexibility to access your courses 24/7 without having to worry about leaving work or home to get to class. The U of M, Online utilizes a broad variety of technological tools that make learning online easy! Employers consistently report that the U of M, Online graduates they hire are extremely well prepared for the demands of today's technological workplace.

Global Perspectives

As a University of Minnesota, Online student, you have the opportunity to study abroad! The U of M, Online through the Crookston campus has made it a priority to promote an understanding of diversity and global perspectives and to offer you the resources, programs and activities necessary for you to succeed in today's global economy. Our international recruitment efforts bring students from more than 20 countries, and our Study Abroad program offers more than 300 opportunities for you to study in 67 different countries. There are also numerous cultural activities and clubs to participate in. We offer many ways for you to expand your worldview, gain international experience, and make connections with people from across the globe.

Applied Learning and Internships 

Learn and do! Online learners have the opportunity to participate in hands on internships. Our internship programs give you the chance to practice the principles and theories you've learned in your courses and make contacts with potential employers that are near you. The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is also available to all students and allows online learners to design and conduct research as an undergraduate!

No Out-of-State Tuition and Transfer-Friendly

The U of M, Crookston is the affordable choice for anyone! Whether you live just across the border, across the country or on the other side of the ocean, you pay the same as those who live in Minnesota. We offer an incredible value that's also extremely transfer-friendly. Our staff will work with you to make sure your credits count. Our faculty advisers will personally talk with you about career goals, degree interests and review your records to develop a plan, and our transfer specialist will help make the process as smooth as possible. 

Excellent Job Placement

The Crookston campus has a reputation for a job placement rate of more than 93% for students in their field of study within six months of graduation. Some programs on our campus have even a higher rate of placement.

Online Faculty

Online Faculty

Leader (With Faculty Rank), Associate Professor
(218) 281-8182
Ph.D.
Lecturer
(218) 281-8260
Ph.D.
Teaching Specialist
Teaching Specialist
Assistant Professor
(218) 281-8292
Ph.D.
Teaching Specialist
Ph.D.
Teaching Specialist
Ph.D.
Academic Advisor
(218) 281-8386
Assistant Professor
(218) 281-8181
Ed.S.

Awards & Recognition

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Top 50 Best Value Online Undergraduate Computer Science Programs for 2017 Award Badge

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