Masters of Arts in Information Technology

Compare 6 Master of Art Programs in Information Technology

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Obtaining a master's degree may provide graduates with career paths for those with advanced skills, critical thinking abilities, and business savvy acquired from a university. With an MA, students can position themselves to compete for some of the fast-growing jobs in their industry.

What is an MA in IT? An advanced degree in IT, the master’s degree gives students the opportunity to go beyond basic knowledge in order to gain an understanding of integrated design and technology theory, and to develop the applied technical skills necessary for success. Students focus on gaining technical competence, learning critical thinking and analytical skills, and gaining business perspective and leadership experience. Typical coursework includes principles of information technology, emerging technologies, regulations and compliance, advanced networking technology, and project management.

With a master’s degree, students can focus on IT management in addition to gaining technical expertise. Graduating with a MA in IT, students are poised to lead new development and manage complex technology teams to advance the field. Whether students are entering the program right after undergraduate studies or attending part-time while working as a full-time IT professional, a master’s degree can give them a competitive edge.

Because IT programs are offered around the world, costs may vary. Contact programs that you are interested in attending to learn more about costs and courses of study offered.

The combination of technical expertise, telecommunications theory, and business and management skills gained in an MA program can give students a competitive edge in a growing field. Whether you hope to be a software developer or a network system analyst, IT jobs offer competitive salaries. With a master’s degree, students are also prepared to enter into leadership roles in telecommunications industries. As a technology director or lead developer, you not only get the opportunity to showcase your technical skills but also to lead advanced technology projects.

Few careers offer as much earning potential and opportunities for innovation as IT. With an MA in IT, you can prepare yourself for a role as an industry leader. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

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M.A. Information Technology Management

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA Saint Louis Orlando + 1 more

Computer technologies and the IT professionals who manage them are vital assets in the business world. At Webster University, the master's degree in information technology management focuses on emerging technologies and the management of both IT and people engaged in computer technology enterprises. [+]

MA Degrees in Information Technology. M.A. Information Technology Management Computer technologies and the IT professionals who manage them are vital assets in the business world. At Webster University, the master's degree in information technology management focuses on emerging technologies and the management of both IT and people engaged in computer technology enterprises. Graduate students gain an understanding of information technology as a management tool in facilitating the flow of information throughout the business enterprise. The master's degree in IT management program is designed for managers and others with similar responsibilities in the information technology field. IT professionals also fine-tune their computer skills in Webster University's graduate program through the study of the latest computer technology applications, business operations, and communication and management strategies used for technology centers. Points of Distinction The MA in information technology management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Learning Outcomes Students will be able to explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the field of information technology management. Students will be able to effectively apply important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the field of information technology management when analyzing complex factual situations. Students will be able to effectively integrate (or synthesize) important facts, concepts, principles, and theories in the field of information technology management when developing solutions to multifaceted information technology management problems in complex factual situations. Course Requirements • Signed Application Form • Proof of English Proficiency:... [-]

Master in International Management - IT Management (for EU students)

IUBH School of Business and Management (for EU students)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Bad Honnef

With a master degree in International Management - IT Management you deal with the decisive factors behind the success of IT project management and acquire in four semesters the know-how that you need to become a sought after executive at the interface between business and IT... [+]

In recent years the management of IT projects has increasingly become a central management task - regardless of whether you work for a global player, a SME or a consultancy. With a master degree in International Management - IT Management you deal with the decisive factors behind the success of IT project management and acquire in four semesters the know-how that you need to become a sought after executive at the interface between business and IT. Focus on IT Management The IT Management specialisation is specifically geared to the needs that arise through the use of advanced IT technologies and focuses on five areas of IT management: IT service management, IT-Governance und Compliance, IT-Architecture und Software Engineering. With this specialisation you focus on the project management concepts and tools as well as the core elements of IT services and their stakeholders. You gain an understanding of the legal framework and IT compliance, and involve yourself in the development and management of innovative IT architecture. You will also learn fundamentals of software engineering, identify typical risks and develop measures for planning and implementing commercial software systems. During your degree programme you develop a deep understanding of the requirements, measures and implementation of successful IT project management. Through case studies and simulations you have opportunity to apply your knowledge to practical situations and thereby gain the methodological, technological and analytical skills that are in high demand in the field of IT management. Programme information Unique Programme Features English is the language of... [-]

Master of Arts in International Management - IT Management Specialization

New European College
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich

IT Management experts are equipped to tackle the leadership positions within high-tech environments combining their strategic and operational understanding of technology and how it can enhance essential business processes. [+]

MA Degrees in Information Technology. The Master of Arts (MA) in International Management is a 4 semester program designed to build upon your existing undergraduate studies enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever evolving and international workplace. All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teaching such as presentations and group projects coupled with real world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a PhD program in the future. ... [-]

Master of Arts in IT Management

International Black Sea University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

MA in IT-Management Program joins contemporary tendencies of industry, business, management and theory of IT, integrating international practice and specific cases to enable its students to be open to process improvement and innovation. [+]

One of the most important requirements of today's business and various directions of industry is the permanently growing importance of modern information technologies. It is vital to use IT in relevant management techniques, taking into account that there is no industry in which information technology does not play a decisive role. Professional IT-Management specialists decrease the production as well as operational costs by finding faster and convenient solutions to production and management processes, leaving much room for development of the product and increasing of its quality. Language of Instruction: 1. English, 2. Georgian Programme Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Awarded Qualification: Master of Business Administration in IT Management Tuition fee for Georgian citizens: 4500 GEL Tuition fee for international students: 3000 USD Programme Description MA in IT-Management Program joins contemporary tendencies of industry, business, management and theory of IT, integrating international practice and specific cases to enable its students to be open to process improvement and innovation. The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. Our students create procedures and systems that ease capturing existing opportunities in the market, and being equipped with modern research tools they lead their organizations in a highly competitive era of technology. The skills emphasized in the program are creative and analytical thinking, as well as communications to help students capture speedily changing market opportunities. As a complement the program enables students to participate in practical internship programs. Programme Advantages With us you receive... [-]

MA Intelligence and Security Studies (Distance Learning)

Brunel University: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

Taught by the internationally respected scholars of the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies, backed up where required by practitioner expertise, the MA in Intelligence and Security Studies (MA ISS) now available by Distance Learning) offers a unique opportunity for practical, policy-oriented graduate study of intelligence issues applicable across the private and public sectors around the world. [+]

MA Degrees in Information Technology. About the course Intelligence and security policy issues are now one of the fastest growing areas of academic and public concern, especially since '9/11' and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Today more than ever before national governments, international agencies and most major international corporations have an identified need for staff with a strong grasp of intelligence and security issues who can also demonstrate first-rate skills of research and assessment. Taught by the internationally respected scholars of the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies, backed up where required by practitioner expertise, the MA in Intelligence and Security Studies (MA ISS) now available by Distance Learning) offers a unique opportunity for practical, policy-oriented graduate study of intelligence issues applicable across the private and public sectors around the world. Aims This course will be of value to individuals seeking to go into security-oriented careers in both the private sectors, as well as to individuals engaged in the security professions who seek further qualifications and professional enhancement. A distinctive feature of the course lies in its combining the rigorous study of intelligence and security policy studies with practical opportunities to develop intelligence skills through case studies and simulation exercises dealing with intelligence analysis. Special Features BCISS The Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies is Britain's first academic centre dedicated to intelligence scholarship and policy-analysis. It includes one of Britain's most innovative scholars in the field, Dr Philip H J Davies, as well Dr Kristian Gustafson (director... [-]

Master Management, Communication & IT

MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Austria Innsbruck + 1 more

The significance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in our society is constantly growing. Furthermore, internationalization and the flexible combination of businesses and their structures are key success factors for modern companies. [+]

Short facts Academic Degree: Master of Arts in Business / MA or M.A., Use of the academic degree in combination with the brand "MCI" approved Duration: 4 semesters incl. Master thesis and final exams Next start: Fall 2017 Language: English Management, Communication & IT The significance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in our society is constantly growing. Furthermore, internationalization and the flexible combination of businesses and their structures are key success factors for modern companies. Innovative IT solutions improve competitiveness and define the communication between enterprises and customers. Therefore the job market increasingly requires highly qualified personalities capable of efficiently running and designing businesses on the background of a strong management education combining communication and computer sciences. An intensive dialogue with global business experts in connection with research and practical projects shall help our students to outperform in their future entrepreneurial career following our motto: Creating Business through People and Technology. This unique Master degree program also offers the possibility to spend a term at one of our international partner universities and integrates important study tours like the Silicon Valley experience. Structure 1st – 3rd semesters: Core curriculum 3rd semester: International semester optionally abroad 4th semester: Master thesis and final exam plus study tours Time model: Full-time (Wednesday noon to Saturday afternoon), part-time work possible Academic year Winter semester: September – February Summer semester: mid March – July Contents Strategic Management & eBusiness (30%) Management Information Systems (25%) Communication & People (20%) Applied Research (25%) Admission requirements: Bachelor or... [-]