Information Technology Management

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Information Technology Management, M.S.

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Information Technology Management, M.S.
School/College: Lubar School of Business

Department Links: Degrees Conferred:
  • M.S. in Information Technology Management
The Information Technology Management faculty in the Lubar School of Business offer Master of Science in Information Technology Management (M.S.-ITM). Skills addressed in the core material fall into areas of IT design and development, IT management, and programming. Graduates of the program will acquire cutting-edge information technology design skills, development and analytical skills, and knowledge of current best practices in the information technology management area. Graduates of the program will also possess critical thinking and analytical skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills.

The program is designed to serve both individuals pursuing a change in career, as well as IT professionals desiring greater in-depth knowledge to advance in their careers. In addition, it will prepare students who seek admission to a PhD program. The program can be completed within one to three years, depending upon part-time or full-time enrollment status.

Graduate Faculty

Jain, Hemant, Ph.D., Lehigh University
Sinha, Atish, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Zahedi, Fatemeh (Mariam), DBA, Indiana University, Roger L. Fitzsimonds Distinguished Scholar
Zhao, Huimin, Ph.D., University of Arizona

Associate Professors
Nazareth, Derek L., Ph.D., Case Western University
Srite, Mark, Ph.D., Florida State University


Hightower, Ross T., Ph.D., Georgia State University (Director, SAP University Competence Center at UWM)
Nezlek, George, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

An applicant must meet Graduate School requirements plus these departmental requirements to be considered for admission to the program:
  1. Submission of scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  2. 2. Review by the M.S.-ITA Program Committee to assess academic achievement and the ability to do intensive graduate-level work.
Major Professor as Advisor
Admitted students are assigned a faculty advisor who will work with the student to assemble a program of study. The advisor will monitor students’ progress towards degree completion, including modification of program of study plans, if necessary.

Credits and Courses
The program requires 30 credits: 15 credits of core material and 15 credits of electives.

Required Courses (15 credits)
Bus Adm 744 Information Technology Strategy & Management
Bus Adm 747 Service-Oriented Analysis and Design
Bus Adm 748 Managing Information Technology Projects (capstone course)
Bus Adm 749 Data and Information Management
Bus Adm 810 Development of Web-Based Solutions

Elective Courses (15 credits)
Students choose at least five courses of the following:
Bus Adm 741 Web Mining and Analytics
Bus Adm 743 Information Privacy, Security & Continuity
Bus Adm 746 Topics in Information Technology Management (subtitled)
Bus Adm 811 Process and Work-Flow Management
Bus Adm 812 Emerging Information Technologies for Business
Bus Adm 814 Enterprise Knowledge & Semantic Management
Bus Adm 816 Business Intelligence Technologies & Solutions
Bus Adm 817 Infrastructure for Information Systems
Bus Adm 818 Information Systems Practicum
Bus Adm 819 Information Technology Management Internship
BUS MGMT 732 Enterprise Resource Planning
BUS MGMT 733 Enterprise Simulation Game

Time Limit
The student must complete all degree requirements within five years of initial enrollment.

Schedule of Classes

The Schedule of Classes is a list of classes offered by term.


Courses numbered 300-699 are Undergraduate/Graduate. Courses numbered 700 and above are Graduate only.

Below are links to other programs offering courses approved for the M.S. in Information Technology Management. Note: Of these courses, only those listed above or approved by the student's advisor can count toward the MHRLR degree.