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California Baptist University - Online | MS in Information Technology Management

The online Master of Science in Information Technology Management at California Baptist University is designed for current or aspiring IT professionals seeking an advanced education in management and IT strategies. Get more information here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

School Offering Program:

California Baptist University

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Program Prerequisites:

Before enrollment, prospective students should have earned a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related area and possess knowledge of basic computer functions and systems. Strong analytical and leadership skills are helpful, as IT managers oversee staff and analyze current and new computer systems for upgrades and implementation. Applicants to California Baptist University should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

How are information security systems assessed and implemented? What are the components of an enterprise information system? How are information systems enhanced? These are among the topics that students are likely to focus on when they enroll in California Baptist University's online Master of Science in Information Technology Management program. Courses also provide study in systems architecture, database systems, cloud computing, business intelligence, e-commerce systems, wireless networks, organizational information assurance processes, and project management. The application of concepts studied throughout the curriculum is achieved in the program's capstone, wherein students will develop and provide implementation components for an information systems architecture that addresses the needs of an organization.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact California Baptist University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Science in Information Technology Management

The 30 credits needed to complete this MS program is reached by taking ten 3-credit courses in the major area of study. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact California Baptist University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (30 credits)

  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Information Systems Design
  • Project Management
  • Systems Security
  • Systems Infrastructure
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Law and Ethics in Information Technology
  • Information Technology Management Capstone
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiations

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the MS in Information Technology Management program typically qualify for upper management positions in many IT settings; however, those interested in postsecondary teaching or research careers might go on to earn a doctorate. At the doctorate level, studies could focus more heavily on business systems analysis, technological research methodologies, and trends in technology development.

Doctoral programs to be considered by graduates include:

  • Ph.D. in Technology Management
  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems
  • Ph.D. in Information Systems and Management

Career Paths:

Successful completion of the Master of Science in Information Technology Management program could lead graduates to explore senior management or executive positions in corporate IT departments, computer manufacturing firms, technology consulting firms, computer engineering companies, or IT project development. In this field, graduates might be responsible for assessing and implementing new computer systems, overseeing technological repairs, testing new software or systems, or managing databases.

Following is a list of possible job titles for graduates:

  • IT manager
  • Chief information officer
  • Information security analyst
  • Information research scientist