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IT Project Management

The Master of Information Technology (MIT) with a Specialization in IT Project Management degree is a comprehensive program designed to give students the skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful IT professional in today's industry. Students will understand the broad range of projects that an IT professional can expect to undertake and gain experience in the best practices and industry expectations common to IT work in the real world.

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  • Next Start Date

    June 8, 2015

  • Total Credits


  • Specialization Credits


  • Program Length

    11 MONTHS

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  • The IT Project Management specialization program is designed to prepare students for the challenges, opportunities, and expectations common to a career as an IT project management professional. Students can expect to gain experience learning about and working with all aspects of IT project management. This includes qualitative risk analysis, system design and development and hardware and software analysis and maintenance. Students in this program will learn to:

    • Understand and master the technical vocabulary, current industry best practices and general knowledge necessary for success as an IT project manager.
    • Analyze existing IT projects from real-world situations to gain experience in solving contemporary industry problems.
    • Develop solutions and procedures for the variety of challenges and tasks included in any current IT project.
    • Work as a team to collaborate on strategies, plans and solutions for IT projects.
    • Communicate their ideas using the proper professional conduct and verbiage.
    • Develop the mindset of an IT project manager, growing leadership and communication skills as well as technical know-how.

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  • Students in the IT Project Management specialization program will participate in coursework that covers the broad range of knowledge and skills necessary for success as an IT professional in today's competitive world. Instructors in this program draw on their own professional and current experience and knowledge to make this program both informative and responsive to the needs and abilities students may already bring to the table.


    • Principles of IT Project Management
    • Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects
    • IT Project Quality Management
    • Risk Management and Project Cost Control


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  • The IT Project Management specialization program strives to bring students' experiences, skills and knowledge grounded in the most current industry practices and needs. Throughout this course of study, students will undertake many of the tasks and challenges that face current IT professionals.

    Students can expect professors who are not only well-informed in the industry requirements and current best practices, but who also can bring their specialized skills and practical experience to students in a personalized 1-on-1 setting. On completing this program, students will have demonstrated their ability to not only work and think like an IT professional, but also plan and orchestrate the type of IT projects they can expect to find in careers in this industry.

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2007 and 10/15/2007 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 31%

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