Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MS-ITM)

Overview

Technology touches every aspect of business, and graduates of the MS-ITM program are prepared to set the pace, bringing a values-centered perspective to the business world. The course of study provides a synergy between technology and management and is designed to meet the demands of the constantly evolving business-technology environment. Students will learn to be responsible leaders who will shape how information technology drives business success. The program is campus based in which classes are held Monday-Thursday evenings in Creighton University's Harper Center.

Eligibility for Admission

Applicants for admission to the MS-ITM program must have a baccalaureate degree, regardless of the undergraduate field of study, and an acceptable level of scholarship from an accredited institution of higher education. Students entering the MS-ITM program will need to show demonstrated proficiency in programming, either through a class or work experience and evidence that they have completed at least one statistics course in their undergraduate degree. Students without statistics may complete instead a non-credit statistics tutorial offered by the college for a fee. The MS-ITM program consists of 33 credit hours.

Campus Based MS-ITM

Program Core

  • ITM 734 Human Factors in Information Systems
  • ITM 782 Data Base Management Systems
  • ITM 788 Business Information Analysis & Process Design
  • MBA 776 Business, Ethics & Society

Electives

Students should select elective courses based on their area of interest. At least 15 hours must be other 700-ITM courses. Note: Students who have not successfully completed MIS 253 (undergraduate MIS survey course) or an equivalent level course MUST take ITM 731 as one of their electives. Students may elect an area of emphasis in digital business by completing ITM 710, 770, and 790 as 3 of their elective courses. The remaining 6 hours of electives may be selected from other 700-level MBA courses; MSA 722, 724, 726, 730, or 732, or 500-level courses taken for graduate credit (ACC 516, 521, 538, 544, or 579; ECO 538; or FIN 558). A grade of “B” or better is required in 500-level courses taken for graduate credit. Students who are in the joint MS-ITM/JD program may use 6 hours of specific Law courses as elective credit.