Master of Science in Managing Information Technology

Gain your Master's In As Little As 18 Months

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Program Information

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Overview

Sullivan's Master of Science in Managing Information Technology (MSMIT) degree is designed to help current information technology professionals meet the management challenges created by the rapidly changing IT landscape.

This ever-evolving IT environment has created unique project management problems and opportunities in e-business, e-supply, and intranet applications that are beyond the understanding of most traditional IT managers. Our on-campus and online Master's in Information Technology Management program strives to bridge this gap and produce highly skilled IT management professionals who are prepared to design, develop an manage information technology projects in a variety of organizations.

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Program Highlights

  • Sullivan MSMIT program provides a unique blend of business skills combined with the core competencies in information technology. Classroom theory is fully complemented with the practical acquisition of IT techniques.
  • The program will allow you to refine both your technical expertise and your management skills - so you'll be able to effectively manage technology and
  • You can earn your MSMIT degree entirely online in as little as 18 months.
  • The MSMIT program is eligible as a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field for international students who are considering Optional Practical Training (OPT). Students may gain more insights about OPT and STEM from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Engaged faculty with practical work experience.
No GRE/GMAT testing required. We dont' need another test score to see how hard you've worked.
Practical based curriculum.

Objectives

The MSMIT degree paves the way to advancement to new or expanded management positions and aims to increase technical knowledge, build a conceptual understanding of emerging IT issues and provide the ability to conduct independent research to support IT project management decisions. Areas covered include principles of project management, organizational principles and behavior, communications, financial analysis, leadership and team development, information security and legal issues, and system development.

Grad School Courses

Courses

Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
CSC 550
Data Mining
4.00
CSC 560
Electronic Commerce and Intranet Development
4.00
CSC 610
Information Systems Development
4.00
CSC 635
Computer Security and Legal Issues
4.00
CSC 680
Integrative MSMIT Capstone
4.00
FIN 540
Strategic Financial Management
4.00
MGT 510
Leadership Communication
4.00
MGT 521
Managing Organizational Conflict
4.00
MGT 545
Leading Organizations
4.00
MGT 590
Project Management
4.00
MGT 596
Graduate Management Experiential 1
1.00
MGT 297
Graduate Management Experiential 2
1.00
MGT 696
Graduate Management Experiential 3
1.00
MGT 697
Graduate Management Experiential 4
1.00
Free Electives
4.00
Course:
CSC 550
Title:
Data Mining
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 560
Title:
Electronic Commerce and Intranet Development
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 610
Title:
Information Systems Development
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 635
Title:
Computer Security and Legal Issues
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 680
Title:
Integrative MSMIT Capstone
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FIN 540
Title:
Strategic Financial Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 510
Title:
Leadership Communication
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 521
Title:
Managing Organizational Conflict
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 545
Title:
Leading Organizations
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 590
Title:
Project Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 596
Title:
Graduate Management Experiential 1
Credit Hours:
1.00
Course:
MGT 297
Title:
Graduate Management Experiential 2
Credit Hours:
1.00
Course:
MGT 696
Title:
Graduate Management Experiential 3
Credit Hours:
1.00
Course:
MGT 697
Title:
Graduate Management Experiential 4
Credit Hours:
1.00
Course:
Free Electives
Credit Hours:
4.00
Total Credit Hours: 48.00

Free Elective - One elective course is chosen by the student to complement the student's personal or professional interests.