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Master of Science Information Technology Management

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Program Overview

The Master of Science, Information Technology Management (MSITM) will prepare you to enter into an in-demand career in the growing IT sector in the United States and beyond.

The program is primarily online but includes a three-day, seated intensive component each semester. That’s because Anderson University’s focus is on innovation, practical learning, and personal development of its students. After graduation, you’ll be ready to pursue further graduate studies in the field or jump right into the field as an IT professional.

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Total Credit Hours: 31



Hybrid: 5 semesters / 20 months


Fall: August | Spring: January Summer: May

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Primarily online with a seated intensive once per semester


Spring 2024 — January, 1, 2024

** The duration of this program does not include the addition of foundation courses. The timeline may be longer for students who do not maintain a 3.0 GPA.
The timeline may be shorter (as few as 16 months) for students who are approved to take extra courses each semester.

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Nationally Ranked Cybersecurity Teams

As an extracurricular opportunity, you can join our undergraduate students and form teams in the national cyber Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions. Anderson University has homegrown CTF practice sites where students can hone their skills while preparing for national-level competitions. At the undergraduate level, AU students have ranked in the top 5% in national competitions. Participation in CTF competitions can help you be more competitive in the marketplace for internships and full-time employment. Many employers in the cybersecurity industry look for students who are active in CTF competitions.

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Why AU?

Why AU?

Our MSITM differs from programs at other universities in the following ways:

  • Flexibility of online courses with a short intensive in-person session each semester
  • Strong support from caring professors who want to help them succeed in their goals
  • Global networking opportunities
  • A program designed for high-performing students who excel at solving today’s challenges and want rigorous training

In short, Anderson University’s MSITM degree program is designed to place students in careers at the highest levels in an environment where you’ll be challenged, nurtured, and ready for success the moment you earn your degree.

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Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (Applicants who do not meet this criterion may also be considered for admission if they can demonstrate convincingly that they have the equivalent of a baccalaureate degree).

Applicants must:

  • complete an Anderson University Graduate Studies Admission Application with a nonrefundable application fee. Details are available at https://link.andersonuniversity.edu/apply/;
  • have earned an appropriate cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or greater;
  • in the case of international students, if English is not the student’s first language, minimum standards must be attained as follows:
    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper), 220 (computer) or 75 (internet); 
    • IELTS score of 6;
    • ELS level 112 Completion Certificate or AGAPE level 5 is required; 
    • Dulingo score of 100 or above; 
    • Pearson PTE score of 50 or above; or
    • iTEP score of 3.7 or above.

Career outlook for Information Technology Management:

  • Computer Systems Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Security Manager
  • Information Technology Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Chief Information Officer

Semester plans are subject to change at any time. Semester breakdowns displayed are suggested and additional options are available to help customize your educational experience. Speak to an admission or student services representative for more information. Please see our catalog for more details at: https://catalog.andersonuniversity.edu

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