Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Information Technology Management, MS (Kirkland Campus Hyflex)

College Business
Academic Award Master of Science
Credits Required 36 semester credits
Faculty Lead Rowlanda Cawthon
CIP Code 11.1099

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Arts or Science (or equivalent degree) from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • University coursework, professional experience or certifications in computer science, information technology management or a business-related discipline is preferred. Admitted students without this background are required to take a pre-requisite on-campus course or online course.
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale on all previous college work.
  • A qualifying score on the Graduate Admissions Test (GMAT)
    • Northwest University’s Institutional Code is #4541
    • The GMAT is WAIVED for applicants with a master’s degree or a 3.0 or higher undergraduate GPA.
  • A completed application.
  • Official transcripts from the institution granting the undergraduate degree.
  • Essay of 250-650 words on relevant experience, career goals, and motivation for graduate study.
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic and on professional reference).
  • Interview with the graduate enrollment counselor, department chair, program coordinator, and/or dean.
  • International students whose native language is not English must submit a minimum score of 580 (or equivalent) on the TOEFL exam as part of the application process.
  • Applicants without an undergraduate course in finance or accounting must take a 1-credit course prior to their first finance or accounting course.
  • MSITM students may transfer up to 9 credit hours of eligible graduate level coursework (subject to dean’s approval) from an accredited institution towards their degree.

Program Outcomes

Graduates with a degree in Information Technology Management will be able to:

  1. Assess essential elements of information technology management to drive day-to-day business operations.
  2. Use transformative management skills to lead an information technology enterprise.
  3. Evaluate data to make strategic business decisions.
  4. Apply project management practices to achieve an organization’s information technology goals.
  5. Create innovative IT-based solutions to complex business challenges for a real-world client.
  6. Examine ethical dilemmas in the information technology management field.