MBA in Information Technology Management Emphasis

Northwest Missouri State University

Program Description

MBA in Information Technology Management Emphasis

Northwest Missouri State University

MBA: Information Technology Management Emphasis

The MBA with IT Management Emphasis will provide a foundation in both technical and information systems expertise. The program will instill in the students the importance of sound theoretical information systems principles for gathering, storing, manipulating, retrieving and analyzing data as well as practical applications in business organizations. Students will develop an understanding of the need for lifelong learning,enabling them to use technological advances soundly benefiting their organization.

The MBA with IT Management Emphasis consists of 9 core courses and 2 graduate elective courses, which comprise 33 hours of graduate credit. Some students may be required to take prerequisite business courses and/or computer science courses prior to admittance into the program. Additionally, all candidates are required to complete a research component and take a comprehensive examination upon or near completion of their coursework.


The student who chooses the IT Management Emphasis option must meet the following requirements, in addition to the general MBA undergraduate prerequisites:

  •     Completion of a B.S. degree with a major or minor in Management Information Systems or Computer Science OR
  •     Have completed the following undergraduate courses:
  •     Two courses in computer programming in a modern programming language

Graduate Course Requirements

Candidates choosing the MBA with Information Technology Management Emphasis option must complete the following required courses for a total of 33 graduate credit hours:

  • Information Systems    
  • E-Commerce and Data Management    
  • Advanced Decision Support Systems    
  • Managerial Accounting    
  • Macroeconomics Analysis and Business Conditions OR    
  • Managerial Economics    
  • Financial Management    
  • Organizational Behavior in Administration    
  • Executive Seminar    
  • Strategic Marketing    

Six hours of electives from the following

  • Advanced Topics in Database Systems    
  • Software Engineering I    
  • Software Engineering II    
  • Current Topics in CSIS    
  • Project Management in Business and Technology     
  • Multimedia Systems    
  • Computers and Networks    
  • Database Design and Implementation    
  • Current Topics in CSIS    
  • International Business    
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
Full time
USA - Maryville, Missouri
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USA - Maryville, Missouri
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