Master of Science in Information Technology and Management/Master of Science in Management 

DUAL DEGREE

The Master of Science in Information Technology and Management/Master of Science in Management dual degree prepares students for exceptional management and leadership effectiveness in the information technology industries.

ADMISSION

In order to pursue a Dual Master’s Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master’s degrees which comprise the dual degree program.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES
MANA 6303 - Research and Statistics
or
MANA 3305 - Managerial Statistics

FINA 51.521 - Foundations of Finance
MANA 51.521 - Management Theory [Principles of Management]
MANA 51.522 - Business Legal Environment [Business and Public Law]
MRKT 51.521 - Marketing Concepts [Principles of Marketing]
MSITM 51.521 - Program Fundamentals or equivalent

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)

course

Credit hours

Required Curriculum

18

MISM 6320 - Systems Analysis and Project Management
MSITM 6307 - Humanics: Design Thinking
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis
MSITM 6330 - Digital Ethics
MSITM 6350 - Cloud Computing

Choose ONE from the following:
MSITM 6340 - Object Oriented Programming (JAVA)
or
MSITM 6341 - Python

MSITM CONCENTRATION OPTIONS - 12 hours

course

Credit hours

Concentration Options

Select ONE concentration from the following:

12

Business Intelligence and Analytics
MSITM 6301 - Business Data Warehousing (Prerequisite MSITM 6342/6343)
MSITM 6302 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Prerequisite MANA 6302, MSITM 6340/6341)
Choose two from the following:
BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship
MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization
MSITM 6304 - Capstone Project (Prerequisite MSITM 6301, 6302, 6303)
MSITM 6305 - IoT and Big Data (Prerequisite MSITM 6302, 6340/6341)
MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Information Security for Managers
Choose four from the following:
BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship
MSITM 6311 - Introduction to Information Security Management
MSITM 6312 - Information Security Privacy, Policy, and Governance
MSITM 6313 - Information Security Privacy, Program Management, and Development
MSITM 6314 - Information Security Privacy, Risk Management

Technology Strategy and Consulting
Choose four from the following:
BUAD 5302 - Graduate Internship
MSITM 6308 - DevOps
MSITM 6321 - IT Strategy
MSITM 6322 - Technology Consulting (S-L)
MSITM 6323 - Blockchain (Prerequisite FINA 6301)

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 15 hours (excluding prerequisites)

course

Credit hours

Required Curriculum

15

MANA 6357 - Decision-Making
MANA 6370 - Innovative Leadership (S-L)
MISM 6315 - Technology Fundamentals
MSITM 6320 - Humanics: Agile Project Management
Select one from the following:
COMA 6321 - Strategic Communication for Organizations
MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis for Managers
MANA 6333 - Operations and Quality Management

MANA 6358 - Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
MANA 6360 - Managerial Strategy and Implementation
MANA 6372 - Managing Organizations and Teams (S-L)
MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization
MSITM 6330 - Digital Ethics

MASTER OF SCIENCE CONCENTRATION OPTIONS - 15 hours

course

Credit hours

Concentration Options

15

Entrepreneurship Concentration

ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation
ENTR 6303 - Marketing and New Product Development
ENTR 6304 - Strategy and Management of Growing Businesses
Select 6 hours (2 courses) from the following list:
ENTR 6306 - International Entrepreneurship
MAGL 5345 - Business as Mission (S-L)
MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis for Managers
MANA 6320 - Business Ethics
MISM 6314 - Management Information Systems
MISM 6320 - Systems Analysis and Project Management
MRKT 6301 - Creative Problem Solving for Marketing Decisions (S-L)
MSITM 6320 - Agile Project Management
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis
SCM 6301 - Global Supply Chain Management
SCM 6320 - Logistics Management

FinTech Management Concentration

Select five from the following:
COMA 6303 - Digital Media Communication
COMA 6305 - Presentation Communication
FINA 6301 - Corporate Finance
MSITM 6306 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
MSITM 6309 - FinTech: Latest Trends and Digital Strategies
MSITM 6310 - FinTech Capstone (S-L)
MSITM 6323 - Blockchain
MSITM 6340 - Object-Oriented Programming (JAVA)
MSITM 6341 - Python
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

General Management Concentration

MANA 6340 - Workforce Analytics (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis
Select three courses from the following:
COMA 6305 - Presentation Communication
COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups
COMA 6320 - Organizational Communication
CRMN 6310 - Conflict Resolution Management
MANA 6320 - Business Ethics (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)
MANA 6330 - Leadership Development (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)
MANA 6341 - Strategic Management Decisions
MANA 6372 - Managing Organizations and Teams (first semester) (S-L)
PROJ 6301 - Organizing the Project and Its Components
SCM 6320 - Logistics Management (Prerequisites: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)

Human Resource Management Concentration

MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis
MANA 6340 - Workforce Analytics (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)
Select three from the following:
COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups
MANA 6301 - Employment Law

(Prerequisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)
MANA 6305 - Talent Acquisition and Development

(Prerequisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)
MANA 6320 - Business Ethics

(Prerequisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)
MANA 6323 - Human Resource Strategy

(Prerequisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalent)
MANA 6330 - Leadership Development (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)
MANA 6331 - Leadership Coaching and Counseling (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)

Information Security Management Concentration

Select five courses from the following:
COMA 6303 - Digital Media Communication
COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups
COMA 6321 - Strategic Communication for Organizations
MSITM 6311 - Introduction to Information Security
MSITM 6312 - Information Security Privacy, Policy, and Governance
MSITM 6313 - Information Security Privacy, Program Management and Development (Prerequisite: MSITM 6312)
MSITM 6314 - Information Security Privacy and Risk Management (Prerequisite: MSITM 6312)
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

Supply Change Management Concentration

SCM 6301 - Global Supply Chain Management (Prerequisite: MANA 51.521)
SCM 6320 - Logistics Management 
SCM 6325 - Warehouse Operations
SCM 6330 - Supply Chain Operations 
SCM 6340 - Transportation Management
SCM 6350 - Supply Chain Capstone 

Technology Strategy and Consulting Concentration

Select five courses from the following:
COMA 6305 - Presentation Communication
COMA 6307 - Communication Leadership for Groups
MANA 6341 - Strategic Management Decisions (taken last semester in program)
MSITM 6308 - DevOps
MSITM 6321 - IT Strategy
MSITM 6322 - Technology Consulting
MSITM 6323 - Blockchain
MSITM 6342 - Database Management for Business Analysis

TOTAL HOURS

18 hours

MS in Information Technology and Management Required Curriculum

12 hours

MS in Information Technology and Management Concentration

15 hours

MS in Management Required Core Curriculum

15 hours

MS in Management Concentration

60 hours

TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)

(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

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