Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
The Master of Science in Information Technology and Management (MS ITM) 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 elective courses provide in-depth knowledge of technology and technology management issues. In addition, students may select approved electives that maximize their goals.
The features that set the UT Dallas MS ITM program apart are the breadth and depth of the curriculum and its flexibility. The curriculum offers electives in relevant IT topics, and many of these courses are offered in the evening. Also, many courses are offered online to provide maximum flexibility. Since there is no difference in content between online and on-campus classes, students can mix online and on-campus courses to satisfy the degree requirements.
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 healthcare systems.
This is a STEM designated program.
Graduates of the program seek positions such as: IT manager, information systems analyst, and other IT positions in various industries.
Degree requirements: A bachelor's degree from an institution in the United States, or its equivalent (all majors are considered).
GPA: Students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree.
Test score required: Yes
Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) performance based on a score that is less than five years old.
International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than two years old.
Letters of recommendation: Minimum of one
All master's programs will require at least one letter of recommendation which can be either academic or professional.
Resume required: Yes
Admissions essay required: Yes
Personal essay outlining academic interests and goals.
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.