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Information Technology and Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , NC, | Online
The MS in Information Technology and Management (MSITM) program at focuses on both information technology and the management of information technology resources. The program combines technological and managerial components to train graduates who can deal effectively with the variety and complexity of issues involved in applying information technology successfully within organizations.

About

The Information Technology and Management program seeks to extend both the knowledge of students and their ability to effectively utilize their knowledge in a collaborative work environment.

The curriculum is designed to be flexible and dynamic and provides state-of-the-art exposure to both information technology and management practices. The program places an emphasis on problem solving activities, multi-functional group decision making, and communication skills. In addition to technology and business studies, all students will be required to demonstrate acceptable competence in communication and presentation skills, interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and problem-solving capabilities.

Students in the MSITM program have the option to specialize in one of three concentrations in Business Analytics, Cyber Security, or Supply Chain Management. Depending on the business and information technology background the student possesses, the length of the program will vary. A student can complete the program in 18 to 24 months, depending on the individual student’s background and course load.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Principles of Predictive Analytics
  • Visualizing Data to Design Strategy
  • Cognitive Computing and Artificial Intelligence Applications for Business
  • Principles of Cyber Security
  • Blockchains and Cryptography
  • Global Cyber Threat Analysis
  • IT Driven Disruptive Innovation Management

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • More details: International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.
                • Programme intensity

                  You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                  Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                  Part-time
                  • Average part-time duration 24 months
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus, Online
                  • Time flexibility
                    Fully structured
                  • Attendance
                    Regular mandatory meetings
                  • Teacher support
                    Continuous support with feedback on request
                  • Student interaction
                    Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

                English Language Requirements

                • Minimum required score:

                  6.5

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                • Minimum required score:

                  79

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                • Minimum required score:

                  550

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                General Requirements

                • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for these graduate degrees.
                • An applicant with a Master's Degree may request to waive the GMAT/GRE requirement if the applicant has:
                • A master's degree from at least a regionally accredited institution which required a standardized test (such as the GRE or equivalent), as an entrance requirement; AND
                • A graduate GPA of at least 3.3 out of 4.0; AND
                • At least five years of relevant IT work experience; AND
                • A demonstration of adequate quantitative ability in the form of a statistics or algebra course at the college-level with a grade of C or better.

                        Tuition Fee

                        • International

                          21734 USD/year
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 21734 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                        • National

                          21734 USD/year
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 21734 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                        • In-State

                          8016 USD/year
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 8016 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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                        Living costs for Greensboro

                        • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
                          Living Costs

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