IT Strategy and Innovation, M.Sc. | Claremont Graduate University (CGU) | Claremont, United States
12 months
1980 USD/credit 71280 USD/year
1980 USD/credit 71280 USD/year
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The concentration in IT Strategy and Innovation from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) supplements your MS in Information Systems & Technology with proven tools for pioneering successful digital business strategies in the competitive world of IT.


The industry-focused IT Strategy and Innovation concentration from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) explores current information technology innovations and key business strategies for internet entrepreneurs, including how to create a successful internet startup. You’ll gain a substantive background in market research, product prototyping, internet marketing, and product development methodologies. 

Our distinctive practice-based curriculum offers a balanced blend of technology and management scholarship, addressing both sides of the professional spectrum. Students undertake technically focused, collaborative research with distinguished faculty-scholars who are practitioners and industry leaders in Information Systems and Technology and IT strategy.

Program Highlights

  • Well-equipped research clinics and laboratories enable you to work directly on applied and academic research, including the IDEA Lab, Intelligent Systems Lab, and more.
  • Our GIS Club convenes students and professionals interested in geographic information systems (GIS) and informs the local community about the latest GIS workshops and conferences.

Programme Structure

Courses inluded:

  • Delivering Value Through IS&T Leadership
  • Technological Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • E-Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Digital Product Management
  • Software Development & Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Applicants who feel that their Grade Point Averages do not adequately represent their ability to succeed in a graduate program may find it helpful to submit GRE scores for consideration.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • $80 Application fee
  • Official transcripts (undergraduate/graduate)
  • Resume
  • English proficiency exam (international applicants only)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Financial Statement or Proof
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    71280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1980 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    71280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1980 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Claremont

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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