The master of science in information technology and management degree program consists of basic business courses, IT foundation courses, IT elective courses and other electives. The business courses give students a better understanding of issues that occur at the interface between IT and business. The IT foundation courses cover the essentials of IT. The IT electives provide in-depth knowledge of technology and technology management issues.
The program also offers opportunities for students with special interests to concentrate in a specific track within the IT area, such as business intelligence and analytics, enterprise systems, cyber security management, IT consulting and services management or health care systems.
School: Naveen Jindal School of Management
Program: Information Technology and Management
Catalog page: MS
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent, as determined by the dean of graduate studies
Test score required: Yes
Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Resume required: Yes
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Dr. Mark Thouin
JSOM Advising Office
Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas, SM 20
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM 2.250
IT manager, information systems analyst, and other IT positions in various industries
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.