Earning a Master of Business Administration in Information Technology Management can help you get ahead in a rapidly changing technological environment. Southern New Hampshire University's MBA in IT Management program gives you a strong foundation in business management coupled with expertise in information technology - a valuable combination in today's highly technical business world.
SNHU's MBA in IT Management is one of the most affordable MBAs in the nation and can be completed in just over a year. With courses offered on campus and online, this program blends the best of both worlds by bringing together the convenience of online with the advantages of a physical campus. The advanced degree program offers you a unique competitive advantage: knowledge of the latest technology and enhanced analytical and financial skills. Your solid business management and technology background positions you for a high-level career in IT management, digital commerce, e-business and telecommunications.
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The MBA in information technology program enables you to conceive of and execute technological planning at the business and organizational levels. The curriculum gives you the background you need to make critical business and technical decisions in a competitive environment. Classes are taught by seasoned IT and business professionals who stay current on what's applicable in today's business world. Throughout the program, you'll learn how to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your MBA in information technology at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
Employees with a master's degree earn 18% more on average than those with only a bachelor's degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are also significantly less likely to be unemployed.
With the growing demand for more business professionals with IT expertise, graduates of the MBA in information technology program will be prepared for a variety of employment opportunities. You can pursue a career as a systems software manager, systems analyst, business analyst, data processing manager, director of information technology or chief information officer, to name a few.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that many IT careers will grow through 2022, including systems analyst (25%), software developer (22%), web developer (20%) and information systems manager (15%).
The MBA in Information Technology Management program consists of nine MBA core courses and three IT management-specific courses. Those with non-business academic backgrounds may be required to take foundation courses.
This course focuses on the principles and practices underlying the analysis, design, implementation and management of information technology systems. Topics include information system development methodologies, systems planning, requirements analysis, systems implementation, software engineering, project management, and interface, database and process design.
This course is a detailed introduction to the major issues underlying the successful management of information technology in contemporary organizations. The course covers three major areas: (1) The interrelations between organizational structure and process, and the adoption of new information systems technologies; (2) The actual management of the IT function within the organization; and (3) IT project management which focuses on the operational steps in designing and carrying out specific IT projects. This course will utilize case studies as an introduction to real-world IT management best practices and strategies, and to guide students to understanding the impact of emerging technologies in business contexts.
This course combines the practice of business management with information technology at the point where technology integrates with fundamental business skills that support business objectives. Students will examine business management best practices and enterprise systems in organizations that support business functions. Emphasis will be placed on how information technology can support and enable integration of technology and business process re-engineering.
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