Naveen Jindal School of Management
Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
36 semester credit hours minimum
The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MS ITM) degree requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours, consisting of basic business courses, IT foundation courses, IT elective courses and free electives. The business core courses are designed to provide incoming students with the context to better appreciate and understand the complex issues that occur at the interface between IT and business.
The IT foundation courses cover the essentials of IT knowledge that any student must possess. The IT elective courses provide in-depth knowledge of the technology and technology management issues. In addition, students may choose approved electives that maximize their individual educational and professional goals. The program also offers opportunities for students to concentrate in specific tracks such as 'Enterprise Systems,' 'Business Intelligence and Analytics,' 'IT Consulting,' 'Healthcare Systems,' and 'Information Security and Assurance' depending on their interests and goals. The students can contact the advising office for the recommended courses for these tracks.
Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree
Basic Business Core Courses: minimum of 9 semester credit hours from the following
IT Foundation Courses: 12 semester credit hours
IT Electives: choose 9 semester credit hours from the list of courses that have an MIS prefix, excluding MIS 6204.
Free Electives: 6 semester credit hours
Any course from the set of IT electives may be used as a free elective. Also any course from the set of business core courses, or any other graduate level business course, except MIS 6204, may be used as a free elective.