The IT Management program prepares students for technology, networking, and information management careers in business, finance, telecommunication, government, and education. On top of business and management competencies, graduates will learn the skills necessary to succeed in technology-related positions such as:
- Information network administrator
- Systems engineer or analyst
- Applications developer
- Technology project manager
- Information systems manager
All admission materials must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than 4:30 p.m. CST on the deadlines noted.
Want to know how your previous college credits will transfer before you apply? Request an unofficial evaluation of your transcripts by one of our professional advisors. Fill out the form below with your major, semester you'd like to start, and attach your transcripts. Please allow 5-7 business days for your transfer evaluation. UMC accepts all transfer credits that come from a regionally accredited college or University.
This degree requires 120 total credits, with 54−55 of those within the major. Here is a sampling of courses you might take:
- ITM 3020 Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 cr)
- ITM 3130 Messaging Systems (3 cr)
- MGMT 4200 Project Management (3 cr)
- NT 3120 Networking Standards and Protocols (3 cr)
- SE 3050 Database Management Systems (3 cr)
The US Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 100 percent increase in jobs requiring applications development and support and an 82 percent increase in employment openings for skilled networking professionals.
IT Management graduates can expect to find employment in private businesses and industries, corporate IT departments, education, financial institutions, and federal, state, and local government agencies.
Typical employment titles include:
- Information manager
- Network administrator
- Systems engineer
- Chief information officer
- Applications Developer
- Computer applications support specialist
- Systems analyst
Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) for additional information:
UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550