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Information Technology and Management

University of North Carolina Greensboro

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
21734 USD/year
21734 USD/year
8016 USD/year
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About

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.

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Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • Fully structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.

Funding

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