Masters - Information Technology: Project Management

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If you are an IT professional seeking to expand your knowledge of enterprise data management technologies and further develop your project management skills, you may be interested in the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management program at Colorado Technical University. Find out more about the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management program, offered online and at select campuses, examines information systems security foundations, enterprise systems architecture, and enterprise data and content management techniques for building and managing an organization's information infrastructure, including data governance, usability, and security. You'll have the opportunity to study networking architectures and operating systems, network topologies, and network analysis. Project management coursework focuses on organizational project management processes, the project life cycle, and techniques for managing schedules, budgets and costs, procurement, contracts, and risk.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you'd like to apply to the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management program, you should have an undergraduate degree in computer science or information technology. If you do not have one of these undergraduate degrees, you must demonstrate a minimum of two years of work experience in the field and a solid understanding of information technology. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 48 credits to earn the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management. This includes 24 core credits and 24 concentration credits. Both online programs and campus-based programs will require access to specific computer hardware and software.

Information Technology Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
EMBA 690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments
CS 651 Computer Systems Security Foundations
CS 663 Enterprise Systems Architecture
IT 621 Enterprise Data Management
IT 640 Networking and Telecommunications
PM 600 Project Management Processes in Organizations

Project Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
PM 610 Project Planning, Execution, and Closure
PM 620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques
PM 630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management
IT 697 Information Technology Capstone
ELE Select eight credits from 600-level Computer Science or IT courses

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management program, you could be prepared to advance in your current position, or you may wish to pursue other opportunities with virtually any business or organization that utilizes information technologies. Some positions you could pursue include:

  • IT project manager
  • IT manager
  • IT business analyst

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.